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Andrew Burger

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Andrew is a researcher, reporter, writer and editor whose work spans the fields of energy, science, technology, sociology, finance and political economy. He has a degree in geology, a master's in finance and has completed postgrad studies in international governance for biodiversity.
Energy Consumption and Bitcoin Price Fluctuates

Will Energy Consumption Bring the Bitcoin-Blockchain Gravy Train to a Grinding Halt?

Last edited: January 29, 2018 @ 10:47 PM PST Along with the skyrocketing value and gyrations in exchange prices of Bitcoin and other, popular digital...
New US Duties on Chinese Solar PV Imports

New US Duties on Chinese Solar PV Imports Isn’t the Last Word on International...

US President Donald Trump announced the imposition of new, punitive import duties on solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules not only from China, but...
Blockchain Energy Networks and Distributed Solar

Recent News, Events Raise Serious Concerns Regarding Blockchain Energy Networks

Another spate of news regarding blockchain applications in the power and energy industry and markets emerged in recent weeks, notably with regard to the...
Solliance Roll-to-Roll Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells Launch

Industrial Chimera or Evolutionary Leap: Perovskite Solar Cells and Cheap, Ubiquitous Solar Energy

Gains in the energy conversion efficiency of a new class of solar photovoltaic (PV) materials – perovskites – are being made at the fastest...
BMR Energy Green Solar 1 in Guatemala

BMR Energy and The Virgin Group: At the Forefront of the Caribbean’s “Green” Energy...

The Caribbean region is abuzz with solar and renewable energy project plans and development activity as residents across the region strive to recover from...
African Children Study Using Solar Clean Energy

Upscaling Local Solar and Renewables: Keys to Unlocking Universal Energy Access, Sustainable Development

A new study from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) highlights the “revolutionary” role distributed, local solar and other renewable energy...
Perovskite PV Cell Applications With Huge Potential But High Hurdles

Perovskite Solar Cell Pioneers Search for the Elusive “Killer App”

Cheap to fabricate and capable of being applied to practically any surface, or material, of nearly any form, shape or size, scientists and researching...
Solar Remediation at Legacy Mine Sites

RMI, BHP Identify Half a Gigagwatt of Legacy Mine Site Renewable Power Capacity

Looking for ways to reduce their carbon and environmental “footprints”, the world’s leading mining companies are evaluating and investing in solar, wind, other renewable...
Blockchain Technology Used in Solar Trading

Social Equity-Minded Solar Energy Entrepreneurs Catch Blockchain Fever

Blockchain fever appears to have broken out among social enterprise-oriented solar energy entrepreneurs and start-ups. At least three potentially seminal events recently took place in...
Japan Smart City Microgrid Storage Infrastructure

The Sun Rises on Japan’s Solar-Powered Smart Communities

Smart communities fueled by solar energy and the latest in advanced energy storage and smart microgrid technologies are taking root and beginning to expand...
The Purchase Power Agreement Between Recurrent Energy and Peninsula Clean Energy

A New Type of Community Choice Utility Rises, Boosts Solar Energy in California

Last edited: October 10, 2017 @ 03:55 PM UTC A new type of utility energy services provider has taken root and is now growing in...
RE-volv Solar Crowdfunding Platform

DiCaprio Foundation Doubles Down on Solar for Non-profits Crowdfunding Project Developer

Academy award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been a leading public advocate and supporter of taking action to address the myriad and profound impacts and...

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