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  1. Apparently, this is a disaster waiting to happen. "The problem of solar panel disposal “will explode with full force in two or three decades and...
      


  2. The largest solar projects in the world are now being built by China and India. An analysis by the Institute for Energy Economics and...


  3. Wind turbine tax incentives are decreasing rapidly. What will this do to the growth of the industry in America? https://www.energy.gov/savings/renewable-electricity-production-tax-credit-ptc
      


  4. One argument is that renewable energy subsidies are killing off nuclear power, making nuclear plants close down even though nuclear is ultimately one of...
      


  5.  Clean-Energy Techs On Track To Meet Climate Goals? Nope, says IEA Most clean-energy technologies are not on track to meet the world’s long-term climate goals,...


  6. The German utility is launching a pilot project for the conversion of electricity into something it calls "green methane." I'm not exactly sure what the...
      


  7. This article from 2014 should probably be a sticky for this Renewables sub-forum.  But that's just my opinion. This article is a brutally cold, hard...
      


  8. California will soon become the first state to require all new homes be built with solar panels. Most new homes built after Jan. 1, 2020, will...
      


  9. The proliferation of renewable energy in the European Union in 2017 did not stop the majority of member states from increasing their carbon footprint....
      


  10. Nearly half of Australian major companies are taking their operations off-grid by installing large solar power and battery storage systems. Capacity of Australian businesses to generate...
      


  11. I didn't take Brazil for a country big on renewables but apparently it is.
      


  12. By 2021 Costa Rica will ban single use plastics and fossil fuel in public transport. Already they are a world leader in decarbonisation and...
      


  13. Interesting story about Africa's solar power potential.
      


  14. Solar and wind power was responsible for a remarkable 98 percent of all new U.S. power generation capacity that came online in the first two...
      


  15. For every $1 the US spent on clean energy in 2017, China spent $3. Global investment in renewable energy reached almost $280 billion last...
      


  16. "A secret UK push to weaken key EU climate laws before Brexit risks scotching the bloc's Paris commitments, MEPs say. The EU has committed to...
      


  17. So did Entergy retain Michael Cohen to hire these actors? They deny the NDAs, so perhaps they are not binding? Pretty sad day for natural...
      


  18. I'll have to take issue with this CNN 'expose' on unethical cobalt, which explicitly targets electric vehicles.  https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2018/05/africa/congo-cobalt-dirty-energy-intl/?iid=EL Child labor at artisanal mines in places like...
      


  19. The U.S. is betting big on gas. China is betting big on solar. This story pains a picture of a new axis: pro-gas, pro-U.S....
      


  20. something I thought I'd never hear a Californian say: "Why not just pause for a little while, focus on the affordability and housing issues,...


  21. Faced with a population boom that has sent carbon emissions soaring and stretched power supplies to breaking point, oil-rich Nigeria is turning to renewable...
      


  22. $TSLA down to $300 even, even as Tesla reports a smaller loss per share and great revenue than analysts had expected. It was up...


  23. This puts Tesla in the same category as clowns, fruitcake, reality TV, and spam. Tesla Q1 results expected tomorrow after market close. They are...


  24. Apparently, solar and wind industries are donating more money to Republicans than to Democrats, a marked shift from a group typically aligned with the...
      


  25. The Tesla killer that many expected didn't come - instead, MB is retreating from this fast growing markethttps://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/scratch-one-tesla-killer-mercedes-benz-exits-home-battery-market#gs.Ed9y5sA
      


  26. According to a report by UK accountancy firm Ernst & Young, the United States moved up to second place in a ranking of the...
      


  27.  Wind energy now supplies more than 30% of the electricity in four states — Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Wind power generated 6.3% of...
      


  28. BP has admitted to a mistake in its latest Global Energy Outlook regarding the speed at which renewable energy capacity is being added. But...
      


  29. a floating community of houses you say? What could possibly go wrong? how ambitious is this plan, that hopes to power the whole city...

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