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

Navigant Research Identifies 1,700 Energy Storage Projects

November 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The growth of energy storage from a complementary but ultimately unnecessary addition to renewable energy projects to a valuable standalone commodity has rocked the energy world and even entrenched fossil fuel-dependent countries like Australia, and new figures from Navigant Research identify over 1,700 energy storage projects around the world. 


Australia Could Go 100% Renewable By 2030

November 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

New research from the Alternative Technology Association has showed that Australia could transition to a fully renewable energy electricity grid by 2030, which would be cheaper and less risky than building new coal-fired power stations. 


Companies Worldwide Are Risking Billions By Ignoring Deforestation

November 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report from CDP has found that 87% of companies identify deforestation as a financial risk and 32% are already experiencing impacts from those risks, but only 13% of companies are making any effort to mitigate the risks of deforestation, a decision which could end up costing billions. 


California To Meet 2030 Renewable Energy Targets By 2020

November 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report from the California Public Utilities Commission has concluded that the state's major utilities have already met or will all soon exceed the state's 2020 renewable energy target of 33%, and will likely meet the 2030 target of 50% by 2020. 


US Military Spending On Microgrids To Exceed $1 Billion In 2026, Predicts Navigant

November 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

As the world's single largest consumer of petroleum, the US Department of Defense is expected to double-down on deploying military microgrids to sustain its operations, with annual microgrid implementation spending expected to reach $1.4 billion in 2026, according to a new deep-dive by Navigant Research. 


JA Solar Goes Private In All-Cash Transaction On NASDAQ

November 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

After a lacklustre third-quarter, Shanghai-based solar cell and module manufacturer JA Solar has successfully entered into an agreement in which it will go private and exit the NASDAQ in a transaction worth approximately $362.1 million in cash. 


JA Solar Misses Wide In Lackluster Third Quarter

November 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Shanghai-based solar cell manufacturer JA Solar missed wide on its third-quarter earnings and shipments experiencing a significant decrease compared to the previous quarter, causing shares to plummet. 


Investors Now Better Able To Gauge Climate Risk In Investments

November 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Investors are now better able to gauge the climate risks likely to impact their investments thanks to a new risk management tool developed by Deutsche Asset Management and Four Twenty Seven, which maps more than a million physical corporate locations alongside climate models to assess their climate risk. 


Under2 Coalition Member States & Regions Surpass 200

November 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

On Tuesday at COP23, 16 new jurisdictions from around the world were announced to the Under2 Coalition, a global pact of state and regional governments committed to tackling climate change and implementing the Paris Climate Agreement. 



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