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The world of solar energy and its impact on communities around the world is constantly changing. Check out some articles below about what is happening around the world, including trends, advancements, legislation, and more.

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A Balanced Look at the Future Sources of Energy

Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades towards renewable sources such as wind and solar, and towards balancing options such as batteries. The latest long-term forecast from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, entitled New Energy Outlook 2016, […]

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A Balanced Look at the Future Sources of Energy

Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades towards renewable sources such as wind and solar, and towards balancing options such as batteries. The latest long-term forecast from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, entitled New Energy Outlook 2016, […]

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Oilsands producers forced to transition as batteries gain momentum

Canada’s oilsands industry is in a race with other forms of crude production and emerging technologies such as electric cars to remain a relevant energy source in the coming decades, according to consultancy Deloitte LLP. Oilsands producers face the risk of a “forced transition” Among various scenarios, oilsands producers face the risk of a “forced […]

Tesla Wins Massive Contract to Help Power the California Grid

Tesla just won a bid to supply grid-scale power in Southern California to help prevent electricity shortages following the biggest natural gas leak in U.S. history. The Powerpacks, worth tens of millions of dollars, will be operational in record time—by the end of this year. Tesla Motors Inc. will supply 20 megawatts (80 mWh) of […]

Germany Transitions to Renewables

Germany is Phasing out Nuclear for Renewables

Years ago, Germany made a huge decision to make an effort to replace controversial  nuclear power plants with renewable energy generators such as Solar, wind, and hydro.   The decision was made in an effort to completely eliminate nuclear waste, as well as the potential for nuclear disasters such as the very memorable disaster in […]

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