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The First 4 Nations To Submit Stronger Climate Plans (NDCs) Are …

March 13th, 2020 | by World Resources Institute

Countries pledged as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement to update their national climate plans (NDCs) every five years. This year is the first test of their intent to strengthen their commitments and reduce emissions enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5–2 degrees


Ossiaco Has Built The One Home Solar Inverter To Rule Them All

March 12th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Ossiaco has developed a new inverter that it believes will truly revolutionize the worlds of residential energy management, solar, and EV charging in one fell swoop. As a privately-owned and funded company, Ossiaco has been flying under the radar for some time now, but we spoke to the leadership team and it is clear the team is perched at the edge of the cliff, ready to take the plunge into the market at scale


NREL Research Boosts Stability of Perovskites, Helps Silicon Solar Cells

March 6th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

A change in chemical composition enabled scientists to boost the longevity and efficiency of a perovskite solar cell developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The new formula enabled the solar cell to resist a stability problem that has so far thwarted the commercialization of perovskites


Zero Mass Water Transforms Colombian Community With New Hydropanel Installation

March 6th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Zero Mass Water and Conservation International partnered to transform the Columbian community of Bahia Hondita with the installation of a SOURCE Field comprised of 149 of Zero Mass Water's Hydropanels. The new system will transform life in the community with an infusion of renewably sourced water pulled from the atmosphere using abundant sunshine


Adapting To Fire: How Cities Can Enhance Resilience With Distributed Energy

March 5th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

As California experienced uncharacteristically low precipitation in February, normally its peak rainy season, parts of the state are moving into drought conditions. This is likely to increase wildfire prevalence in the state in 2020, and it underscores the point that communities need to be thinking about a range of strategies to increase their resilience to wildfires



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