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China is both the best and worst hope for clean energy

In Katowice, Poland, delegates from around the world have gathered to discuss how to curb emissions of greenhouse gases. The intent is to meet the goals that emerged from the 2015 Paris United Nations Climate Summit. But this year there’s

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India installed 1 MW of solar every hour in the first half of 2018

India has crossed 25 GW in terms of total installed solar capacity, inching its way closer to the 2022 target of 100 GW. In the first half of 2018, about 5 GW of solar capacity was installed across the country

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Buried UK government report finds fracking increases air pollution

A UK government report concluding that shale gas extraction increases air pollution was left unpublished for three years and only released four days after ministers approved fracking in Lancashire, it has emerged. The report, written by the government’s Air Quality

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China’s renewable power waste falls, but warns of challenges

Levels of wasted power in China’s renewable sector fell in the first half of this year, but securing grid access for many new clean energy projects remains a challenge for the industry, an energy bureau official said. China’s renewable energy

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Companies are realizing that renewable energy is good for business

The conservative city of Georgetown, Texas, runs on renewable energy. After all, wind and solar power are more predictable and easier to budget than oil and gas. Clean power pushes may be associated with more left-leaning cities, but Republican mayor

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California Governor Jerry Brown is doing far more to combat climate change than Trump’s Washington

In 1995, French President Jacques Chirac, observing the presidency of Bill Clinton and his administration’s tepid response to the unfolding atrocities in the former Yugoslavia, observed, with barely concealed disgust, that “the position of leader of the free world is

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Panda Green surpasses 1.5GW of grid-connected solar assets

China-based PV energy provider (PVEP) Panda Green Energy Group has reached a milestone of over 1.5GW of grid-connected solar assets with a recent acquisition of a 50MW grid-connected solar power plant in Inner Mongolia. Panda Green had an aggregate installed

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Canada and the United Kingdom announce a global alliance on coal phase-out

Following a successful meeting between Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, Claire Perry, the Ministers issued the following joint statement: “Today, we announce that Canada

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Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in blow to nuclear power

Westinghouse Electric Company, which helped drive the development of nuclear energy and the electric grid itself, filed for bankruptcy protection, casting a shadow over the global nuclear industry. The filing comes as the company’s corporate parent, Toshiba of Japan, scrambles

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