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40% of California Grid Power from Solar, Sometimes Costs less than Nothing | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – For the first time, on the day of March 23, 40% … Source: 40% of California Grid Power from Solar, Sometimes Costs less than Nothing | Informed Comment

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Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power Is Spreading Across the U.S. – Yale E360

Once largely confined to the sunny Southwest, utility-scale solar power plants are now being built everywhere from Minnesota to Alabama to Maine. Aided by plunging costs and improving technologies, these facilities are expected to provide a big boost to U.S. … Continue reading

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Tesla says its batteries could fix Australia’s energy problems in 100 days

They are only starting to gain a foothold in the Australian market, but could batteries provide a near overnight solution to the energy woes that have hit South Australia and risk spreading east? Source: Tesla says its batteries could fix … Continue reading

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Victoria to get its first large-scale solar plants

After years of failed promises, Victoria is on the cusp of getting its first large-scale solar power stations. Source: Victoria to get its first large-scale solar plants

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The great solar power scam

Most of us have had the nasty experience of opening up a power bill that’s more expensive than you expected. But imagine how frustrating this is for those people who’ve put solar on their roof – only to find out their power … Continue reading

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All Dutch Electric Trains are Wind-Powered & other Advances Trump’s US will Miss out On

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Although Donald Trump has complained about America’s failing airports, bridges and … Source: All Dutch Electric Trains are Wind-Powered & other Advances Trump’s US will Miss out On

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Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy! – ORGANIC AND HEALTHY

Source: Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy! – ORGANIC AND HEALTHY

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Sorry, Trump, you can’t bring back Coal when Solar costs half as Much

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Bloomberg released a new report this week with some startling findings … Source: Sorry, Trump, you can’t bring back Coal when Solar costs half as Much

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The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power | Rolling Stone

All over the country, the Kochs and utilities have been blocking solar initiatives — but nowhere more so than in Florida Source: The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power | Rolling Stone

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Aboriginal-owned energy company one-upping Tesla | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Australian Aboriginal-owned company AllGrid Energy has launched WattGrid, a new 10kWh solar energy storage system it says is around 30 per cent cheaper than Tesla Powerwall. Source: Aboriginal-owned energy company one-upping Tesla | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

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Developer of $20 million Australian-first solar thermal pilot plant predicts sunny future under Turnbull – Localisation Information – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

An Australian company says its new solar thermal technology could produce power more cheaply than coal Source: Developer of $20 million Australian-first solar thermal pilot plant predicts sunny future under Turnbull – Localisation Information – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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W.A. says solar is the future as it prepares to dump coal : Renew Economy

      West Australia energy minister says the future is in solar, noting that it is cheap, democratic, and was likely to displace the state’s ageing coal generators. And this man used to head the IPA! Source: W.A. says … Continue reading

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Government pulls the plug on household solar

Government pulls the plug on household solar.

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This Transparent Solar Cell Could Make Every Window A Power Source

A new transparent solar cell that could be used as a window was recently developed by researchers at Michigan State University. This is a feat that was once thought to be impossible, because traditional solar panels absorb light and turn … Continue reading

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