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Solar energy is one of the richest and cleanest energy sources available. Solar energy related technologies include solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity and solar architecture, which can make considerable contributions to solving some of the most urgent problems the world now faces. (Wikipedia)

China completed the world’s biggest floating solar energy farm – Business Insider

Business InsiderChina completed the world’s biggest floating solar energy farmBusiness InsiderImages of the Beijing smog and millions of people wearing masks to be able to breathe are among the more dramatic depictions of air pollution caused by excessive industrialization. Now that China is turning away from industrial manufacturing and …

Ann Arbor urges residents to use solar energy – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressAnn Arbor urges residents to use solar energyDetroit Free PressAnn Arbor is encouraging residents to go solar to help meet the city’s community-wide goals of significantly reducing carbon emissions. The city council unanimously adopted a new policy last month requiring all renovations of city facilities that are …Ann Arbor pushes for community to adopt more solar energyWWMT-TVall 3 news articles »

Court upholds Maine regulators’ rollback of solar energy incentives – Press Herald

Press HeraldCourt upholds Maine regulators’ rollback of solar energy incentivesPress HeraldThe Maine Supreme Court has upheld the Public Utilities Commission’s budgeting for the state’s energy efficiency program. The court turned back a challenge to the budget process that called for a decrease in financial incentives for the development of …

A solar energy trade war may be looming – R Street Institute – R Street

TheStreet.comA solar energy trade war may be looming – R Street InstituteR StreetA petition recently filed with the International Trade Commission by an Atlanta-based solar manufacturer could cause solar prices in the United States to …Will Trump Bring ‘Economic Nationalism’ to Solar? – TheStreetTheStreet.comTrump is all that stands between U.S. solar manufacturing industry …OregonLive.comall 4 news articles »

Switching to solar energy provides economic benefits, saves lives – News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netSwitching to solar energy provides economic benefits, saves livesNews-Medical.netIn a new study published in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, a team from Michigan Technological University calculated the cost of combusting coal in …Cheaper Solar in India Prompts Rethink for Coal ProjectsBloombergSB Energy States India’s Lowest Solar Tariffs Are Financially ViableCleanTechnicaClean energy revolution likely to continue, despite Trump’s actionBuffalo NewsMotley Fool -Yahoo Finance -Colorado Springs Gazetteall 89 news articles »

Solar Stocks Are Predicting the Paris Agreement Might Not be Dead Yet – Fortune

FortuneSolar Stocks Are Predicting the Paris Agreement Might Not be Dead YetFortuneThe report led the sector at large to go in the negative, with the VanEck Vectors Solar Energy ETF falling 1.3%, which was led by a 3.84% fall in Canadian Solar (csiq), a 2.5% sell off in JinkoSolar (jks), and a 2.1% drop in shares of SolarEdge …How China is leading the world in solar energy productionWired.co.ukThese titans of industry just broke with Trump’s decision to exit the Paris accordsWashington PostCoal, solar stocks fall as US set to ditch Paris climate dealBusiness InsiderSolar Industry -BBC News -Breitbart Newsall 8,981 news articles »

4 Solar-Energy Innovations That Make Fossil Fuel Obsolete – Huffington Post Canada

Huffington Post Canada4 Solar-Energy Innovations That Make Fossil Fuel ObsoleteHuffington Post CanadaIf you are wondering about the efficacy of solar as a source of energy, just take a look at the logic of visionary entrepreneur, Elon Musk: “The important thing to appreciate is if let’s say the only thing we had was solar energy, that that was the …and more »

New global solar energy this year could surpass 2016’s record – Business Insider

Business InsiderNew global solar energy this year could surpass 2016’s recordBusiness InsiderLONDON (Reuters) – New global solar capacity will continue to grow this year, after lower costs drove it to record levels in 2016, and could surpass 80 gigawatts (GW), Europe’s solar industry forecast on Tuesday. Solar photovoltaic (PV) module prices …and more »

Rooftop Solar Panels Are Great for the Planet—But Terrible for Firefighters – WIRED

WIREDRooftop Solar Panels Are Great for the Planet—But Terrible for FirefightersWIREDThe four hour program walks them through numerous hypothetical scenarios—from ventilation issues to safety labeling—from the comfort of a classroom. “It really [teaches] the firefighter of how to respect the solar energy systems themselves,” he says …

Amid layoffs and bankruptcies, solar renegades turn to Trump to fight ‘China’ – ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressAmid layoffs and bankruptcies, solar renegades turn to Trump to fight ‘China’ThinkProgress“The relief sought would be damaging to the whole solar industry,” said Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a D.C.-based trade association that represents the bulk of the industry. SEIA is strongly …Asia Aims For Total Dominance Of Global Solar IndustryOilPrice.comUS Kickstarts Campaign To Slap ‘Safeguard’ Tariffs On Chinese Solar PanelsThe Daily Callerall 22 news articles »

From coal to solar, India’s energy landscape is almost too hard to keep up with – Quartz

QuartzFrom coal to solar, India’s energy landscape is almost too hard to keep up withQuartzIn turn, the country’s future outlook, if all goes accordingly, is pretty good news for the planet. India first set a record-low price in February this year when a kilowatt-hour of solar energy was selling at Rs2.97 ($0.046). This month, the country …California Solar Energy Reaches Power Supply GoalSan Francisco News (registration)Solar energy provided a quarter of UK demand for first timeClimate Action ProgrammeU.S. Renewable Energy Jobs Employ 800000+ People and Rising: in ChartsInsideClimate NewsZME Science -Energy Business Review -Futurismall 97 news articles »

Consumers Energy launches solar energy pilot program – MLive.com

MLive.comConsumers Energy launches solar energy pilot programMLive.comConsumers Energy announced the start of a new solar energy pilot program on Friday, May 26, 2017. The Solar Distributed Generation Pilot offers Consumers Energy customers a full-service home solar solution by installing rooftop solar panels. (MLive …Solar power may be the future, but let’s get there in due timeFrederick News Post (subscription)all 3 news articles »

India Cancels Mega Plans To Build Coal Power Stations Due To Falling Solar Energy Prices – Indiatimes.com

ETEnergyworld.comIndia Cancels Mega Plans To Build Coal Power Stations Due To Falling Solar Energy PricesIndiatimes.comThe huge plummet in prices of solar energy in India has helped leaders to walk away from its plans of building nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations. Analyst Tim Buckley said this shift will have “profound” ramifications for global energy …SECI plans to launch overseas arm to aid solar power productionETEnergyworld.comAustralia powers ahead on solar energyInnovators MagazineU.S. renewable energy is 7 times higher than just a decade agoKMSP-TVEnergy and Capital -PV-Tech (blog) -KPBSall 31 news articles »

Solar power breaks UK records thanks to sunny weather – The Guardian

The GuardianSolar power breaks UK records thanks to sunny weatherThe GuardianIn April this year, Britain achieved its first-ever full working day without coal power since it started burning the fuel in 1882, thanks in part to solar energy. Solar’s rapid growth is overturning conventions for the managers of the UK’s power grid …Solar power sets new electricity record supplying a quarter of UK demandThe IndependentUK’s hottest day of the year breaks solar energy recordCity A.M.Solar energy supplying one-quarter of UK electriciLondon South East (registration) (blog)Solar Industry -CleanTechnicaall 25 news articles »

This Could Be the Biggest Disruption the US Solar Industry Has Ever Seen – Motley Fool

Motley FoolThis Could Be the Biggest Disruption the US Solar Industry Has Ever SeenMotley FoolWhat’s interesting in all of this is that the Solar Energy Industries Association is fighting tooth and nail against the Suniva petition, a change from taking a fairly neutral stance in previous trade cases because the group represented all sides. But …and more »

FNSB to take part in solar energy challenge – webcenter11

webcenter11FNSB to take part in solar energy challengewebcenter11Fairbanks and surrounding areas have already implemented solar energy into businesses, including the North Pole Library. Having these solar panels at the library aids the borough in colle…

Look to the sun: A conservative’s case for solar energy – The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Look to the sun: A conservative’s case for solar energyThe Hill (blog)Either we continue romanticizing about the bygone days, or we embrace innovation and lead our country down a path of resource security and economic prosperity with solar energy. I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel all over the world on …

Nevada Assembly Passes Solar-Energy Consumer Rights, Fees … – U.S. News & World Report

PV-TechNevada Assembly Passes Solar-Energy Consumer Rights, Fees …U.S. News & World ReportCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Members of the Nevada Assembly on Tuesday gave bipartisan support to one arm of the Democratic majority’s push to make solar …Nevada Assembly passes solar-energy consumer rights, feesMiami HeraldNevada Assembly passes ‘pricey’ revised solar restoration billPV-Techall 42 news articles »