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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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Australia’s government just made Solar more accessible for its citizens

A more accessible solar power purchase agreement has been announced by the Western Australian Government.   ”My government would be making it easier for solar PPA providers to operate in Western Australia by allowing companies to apply directly to the Public Utilities Office (PUO) for exemptions from the requirement to hold a retail licence in […]

The Earth’s Hottest Month in Recorded History was in July

WASHINGTON — Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history, according to NASA. Even after the fading of a strong El Nino, which spikes global temperatures on top of man-made climate change, July burst global temperature records. NASA calculated that July 2016 was 0.84 degrees Celsius warmer than the 1950-1980 global average. That’s […]

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What will Solar PV market look like in 2020?

Historically, PV installations were driven mainly by government subsidies offered by well developed countries as part of their environmental strategies. They wanted to “be green” and reduce emissions, so solar PV was part of the solution as one of the available renewable energy technologies.   The initial costs of energy generated by solar PV were much higher […]

Chernobyl- From wasteland to Energy Haven?

To some it was a long time ago, while some remember it like it was yesterday. The disaster that occurred on April 26, 1986 in Chernobyl Ukraine has had a huge impact on not only the people surrounding the area, but all life in the area. 1,600 square miles now being deemed an exclusion zone, […]

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