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.

Author Archives: Joshua S Hill

Total Number Of Coal Plants Plummeting Globally

March 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The global total number of coal-fired power plants under development plummeted in 2016, including a 48% decline in overall pre-construction activity, a 62% decline in new construction starts, and a massive 85% decline in new Chinese coal plant permits.

Canadian Solar Feeling Bite Of Falling Solar Prices

March 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Canadian Solar published its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results this week, and despite impressive and record-high shipment figures, the company finished the year well behind on revenue due in part to the massive cost declines we have seen in the global solar industry.

New IEA Report Addresses Grid Integration Of Variable Renewable Energies

March 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The growing level of variable renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar will present challenges for grid operators as they seek to integrate variable electricity generation into traditional grids, requiring that certain changes be made now in an effort to avoid overspending, delays, while simultaneously protecting the security of enegry supply.

UK Emissions Down In Step With Household Energy Bills

March 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The fight to tackle climate change in the United Kingdom continues apace, but recent good news shows that household energy bills have actually decreased alongside efforts which have successfully reduced the country's emissions, according to a new study from the country's climate advisory body.

Trina Solar Successfully Goes Private

March 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The world's second largest solar PV manufacturer, Trina Solar, has announced the completion of its move to de-list itself and go private, less than a year after the company announced the $1.1 billion move.

Columbia University Divests From Coal

March 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

New York's oldest university, Columbia University, has announced that its Trustees have voted to recommend divesting from companies which derive 35% or more of their revenue from thermal coal production.

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