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U.S. wind and solar boom helped prevent up to 12,700 deaths between 2007-2015

A new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab gives us further reason to transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy. According to the research, the U.S. wind and solar power boom helped prevent the premature deaths of thousands

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Burning the climate: 120 top coal plant developers

New coal-fired power plants are going to harm the climate for decades to come. This would push the world into a climate collapse. Altogether, about 850 new coal plants are in planning in 62 countries. This is happening against the

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Arctic’s boreal forests burning at ‘unprecedented’ rate

In a sign of how swiftly and extensively climate change is reshaping the Arctic environment, a new study has found that the region’s mighty boreal forests — stands of mighty spruce, fir, and larch trees that serve as the gateway

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Renewables 2017 Global Status Report: another record breaking year

The 2017 Edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report reveals a global energy transition well underway, with record new additions of installed renewable energy capacity, rapidly falling costs, and the decoupling of economic growth and energy-related CO2 emissions. REN21’s

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Renewables will kill coal faster than you think

Solar power, once so costly it only made economic sense in spaceships, is becoming cheap enough that it will push coal and even natural-gas plants out of business faster than previously forecast. That’s the conclusion of a Bloomberg New Energy

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Hinkley Point C is £1.5bn over budget and a year behind schedule

The UK’s first nuclear power station for more than two decades is at least £1.5bn over budget and could be completed 15 months behind schedule, its developer has admitted. French state-owned EDF said the cost overrun for two new reactors

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Why go solar

It’s time to go solar. A lot of people are asking that question: why go solar? Going solar has a wide range of benefits that explain why it is a growing market: save money, do a great investment, avoids tons

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Abu Dhabi: three world record bids entered for Sweihan solar project

Pv Magazine reported breaking news of the world record bid during the tender taking place in Abu Dhabi. Yesterday, new information about all of bids that were entered has emerged and it shows an incredible trend of rock bottom prices

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Average costs for solar and wind electricity could fall 59% by 2025

The average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind technologies could decrease by between 26 and 59 per cent by 2025, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). The report, The Power to Change:

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Solar is the fastest-growing energy

The world’s growing fleet of solar panels generated a third more electricity in 2015 than a year earlier, making power captured from the sun the world’s fastest growing source of energy, according to BP Plc. Solar generation grew 33 percent,

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