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Suicide By A Thousand Cuts: Trump’s War On America

July 25th, 2020 | by George Harvey

There is a saying, “United we stand, divided we fall.” It comes in many forms, in many languages, including Abraham Lincoln’s "A house divided against itself, cannot stand," a fairly close restatement from the Bible


Silence Before The Storm At Chibwe Primary School — An Example Of Rural African Energy Development

July 9th, 2020 | by Jesper Berggreen

You often hear about the rapid technological developments in African countries like Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and others. CleanTechnica writer Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai keeps us updated on the potential of the electrical vehicle in the growing African middle class and the potential of microgrids in more rural areas. But the development is somewhat slower in terms of energy and information technology in very remote rural areas


Trump’s Tariffs Cost Americans 62,000 Solar Jobs

December 6th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Trump's tariffs have harmed Americans by raising prices, cutting jobs, and losing the US billions in investment opportunities. From 2017–2021, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) expects 62,000 fewer jobs in the solar industry — which is more than the entire US coal mining industry


India Directs Government Companies To Buy Renewable Energy

October 26th, 2019 | by Saurabh

In order to put the growth back on track in the renewable energy sector, the Indian government has turned to public sector companies. Image: Zach Shahan | CleanTechnica.com The Indian government’s Department of Public Enterprises and Economic Affairs has directed public sector companies to increase investment in renewable energy


Why Is Floating Solar Emerging So Quickly, & Where Is It Going?

June 29th, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

For anyone with an interest in renewable energy, it's hard to miss the rising interest in floating solar over the last couple of months. Tenders, project announcements, and newly delivered plants pop-up on a weekly, if not daily basis. Last week’s World Bank Market Report stated that we’ve reached 1.3 GWp capacity


Curtailment Is The Easy Answer

June 15th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

In a recent article, we found that curtailment of renewables may be cheaper than grid scale energy storage. Sometimes, the [&hellip



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