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Electricity’s Un-Natural Monopoly

Published on April 1st, 2015 | by John Farrell

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Originally published on ilsr.org The US electricity system is undergoing the biggest change in its 130-year history, undermining the rationale for monopoly ownership and control. Until recently, electricity service was similar to water or roads, where a ... Read More


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Georgia Legislature Passes Landmark Solar Bill

Published on April 1st, 2015 | by Leon Kaye

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Solar power never faced an outright ban in Georgia, but for consumers, the upfront costs made solar power installations unaffordable. Residents have been prohibited from signing contracts such as power purchase agreements (PPAs), which allow solar ... Read More


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China’s Offshore Wind Growth Surges 487.9%

Published on April 1st, 2015 | by Marc Howe

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The latest data from China’s leading industry body for the wind power sector indicates that the country’s offshore wind capacity posted a surge in growth last year. The 2014 China Wind Power Installation Capacity Statistics (2014年中国风电装机容量统计) just ... Read More


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