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Published on July 18th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan


Clean Electricity & Climate Change News & Views Link Drop

July 18th, 2015 by  

Put on your insane hats (yes, put on more than one) — below is another epic clean electricity (+ climate change and energy efficiency) news & views link drop, to supplement our own clean electricity news & views.


  1. 19 Graphs That Explain Solar Panels For Homeowners (+2 Pretty Maps)
  2. Solar Quotes, Part 2
  3. How Solar Power Is Learning To Share: The Rapid Growth Of Community Solar Gardens
  4. SolarPod™ Crown — A No-Penetration Gable Roof Solar System
  5. Putting the Heat on Solar
  6. Leaders and Laggards in PV Manufacturers’ 2014 R&D Spending
  7. Californians, Love Thy Neighbor as One May Power Your Dryer Soon
  8. HECO Files with Regulators to Cut Solar Net Metering Rates in Half
  9. Clean Power Finance and Kilowatt Financial Are Merging
  10. Solar Owners Become More Satisfied With Their Utility
  11. Utility-Scale Solar Is Unlikely To Remain Dominant
  12. Latin America Solar Update: M&A Activity Intensifies
  13. The German Feed-In Tariff Is A Revenue-Raising Instrument, Not A Subsidy
  14. US Revises Tariffs and Duties on Chinese Solar Imports
  15. Yingli Green Energy Comments on US Department of Commerce’s Solar PV Tariff Rulings Following Administrative Reviews of Imported Panels Using Chinese Cells
  16. Master Limited Partnerships Could Attract New Capital To Solar – Someday
  17. Yingli Eyes Public Funding Through Project Bonds

Other Renewables & Renewables In General

  1. This Massive Utility Wants More Renewable Energy Because Corporations Are Demanding It
  2. The Revolution Is Now
  3. No Business Case For Lots Of Wind & Solar
  4. France’€™s EDF Finds Wind & Solar Reducing Baseload
  5. Growth of Energy Co-ops Slows Down in Germany
  6. 10th Circuit Court Rules Against Coal Advocates
  7. Where Are the Green Unicorns? They’re Not in the Traditional Venture Capital Sector
  8. Who Are The Impact Investing Venture Capitalists Betting On?
  9. Ukraine’s Wind Power & Economy Part 1
  10. Ukraine’s Wind Power & Economy Part 2
  11. Facebook Unfriends Ohio in Favor of Texas
  12. Scottish Energy Minister Blasts End to Onshore Wind Subsidies as ‘Anti-Business’

Climate Change

  1. 6 Best TED Talks About Climate Change To Watch Now
  2. Hottest June Puts 2015 On Track For Hottest Year On Record By Far
  3. French President Urged to Take Climate Action by Interfaith Group
  4. Non-State Actors Account For Growing Share of Emission Reductions
  5. Local Actions Could Make Up Shortfall in Emissions Cuts


  1. Move Over Tree Houses, Here Come Tree Churches
  2. Maintenance Tips: Window A/C Unit & Energy Efficiency
  3. Energy Saving Tips for Washing Machines & Dryers
  4. Cool Roof Coating Lowers Energy Use
  5. Energy Efficiency for the Kitchen: Easy, Quick and Affordable!
  6. LED vs. CFL vs. Incandescent: Costs, Benefits, & Data (Infographic)
  7. How to Adopt Carbon Neutral Checkout: Building Carbon Offsets into Product Pricing
  8. GMO Wheat Designed to Repel Aphids Doesn’t Repel Aphids
  9. California Has No Idea What’s In Its Fracking Chemicals, Study Finds

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About the Author

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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