About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.

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Vivint Solar Hits 100,000 Customers

February 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A year after its intended merger with SunEdison collapsed amidst the latter's bankruptcy issues, Vivint Solar has announced this week it has hit 100,000 residential solar customers across the United States.

Researchers Warn UK Must Increase Power System Flexibility

February 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Researchers from the UK Energy Research Centre have warned this week that the country needs to build much greater flexibility into its power system if it is to ensure energy security and avoid spiraling electricity costs in the future.

First Solar Records Biggest-Ever Loss In Q4 & 2016

February 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

US-based solar PV manufacturer First Solar, reporting its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results, reported its biggest-ever quarterly loss, as well as a massive net loss for the whole year, on the back of decreased revenue and a massive overhauling of the company.

Indian Coal Imports Decline In January

February 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Reports from Indian newspapers are showing that Indian coal imports declined by 21.7% to 14.31 million tonnes in January, due to existing stocks supplying adequate supply.

New Zealand Set To Emerge As Global Leader In Renewables & Smart Energy Systems, Says IEA

February 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

For some time now, New Zealand has been a global renewable energy and energy efficiency leader, with strong and lofty ambitions and robust policies to make these ambitions happen. A new report from the International Energy Agency highlights the many ways in which New Zealand is already a leader, as well as the next steps it needs to take in its heat and transport sectors.

Investment Vital To Unlocking Africa’s Untapped Renewable Energy Potential

February 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The need to unlock affordable and clean energy across Africa remains a major concern, with vast renewable energy resources available but untapped, and millions without electricity. A World Energy Council meeting to be held next week intends to address ways to best unlock the investment necessary to develop a clean and widespread energy infrastructure in Africa.

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