Inside Africa’s largest solar farm

Inside Africa’s largest solar farm

In the sleepy, sun-blasted town of De Aar in central South Africa, a mighty force is stirring. Key Points: The largest solar plant in Africa,…

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The $7 a month plan bringing solar energy to rural Africa

The $7 a month plan bringing solar energy to rural Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, over 600 million people do not have access to electricity — that’s 68 percent of the population, according to the International Energy…

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World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That’s Cheaper Than Wind

World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That’s Cheaper Than Wind

Emerging markets are leapfrogging the developed world thanks to cheap panels.   A transformation is happening in global energy markets that’s worth noting as 2016 comes…

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Middle East’s first solar-powered abra ferries passengers in Dubai

Middle East’s first solar-powered abra ferries passengers in Dubai

The first solar-powered abra in the Middle East has begun operations in the emirate. Key Points: The Roads and Transport Authority says the boat can…

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Second phase of Dubai’s MBR Solar Park ‘80% complete’

Second phase of Dubai’s MBR Solar Park ‘80% complete’

Phase to go operational by April 2017, says Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) Key Points: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has confirmed that…

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2014 Deloitte Energy Conference “A Global Industry…Competing Locally”

2014 Deloitte Energy Conference “A Global Industry…Competing Locally”

Energy is sourced globally. This reality places the energy industry squarely at the intersection of geopolitics, national security, and economic growth. Balancing these often opposing…

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US Sets Anti-dumping Duties on Solar Imports From China, Taiwan

US Sets Anti-dumping Duties on Solar Imports From China, Taiwan

The United States on Friday set new import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan after the Commerce Department found that the solar panels…

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Obama EPA Issues Coal-Killing Rules To Cut Carbon Emissions 30 Percent

Obama EPA Issues Coal-Killing Rules To Cut Carbon Emissions 30 Percent

Today the Environmental Protection Agency released a long-anticipated rule proposal that seeks by 2030 to reduce America’s carbon dioxide emissions 30% from 2005 levels. (The full proposal…

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Germany Ushers In Renewable Energy Reform

Germany Ushers In Renewable Energy Reform

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved on Tuesday a reform of Germany’s renewable energy law designed to curb a rise in the cost of electricity in…

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If Status Quo Continues, World Energy Use Grow 56% By 2040

If Status Quo Continues, World Energy Use Grow 56% By 2040

World energy demand isn’t going down any time soon, says the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its annual outlook…read full story here. Key Points:…

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