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What Is The Greatest Environmental Hazard For Solar Energy? Dust!

July 10th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

With such a groundswell of solar growth, what can limit the performance of PV systems? The answer is dust, or other forms of soiling that accumulate on the glass surface of solar panels, obscuring light from the cells within. Driven by location and weather, soiling is worst in deserts like the US Southwest, in the presence of air pollution, and on solar arrays that have flat tilt designs


“The Accountants Are Taking Over” In The Oil & Gas Industry

May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Most energy companies today report on their climate, environmental, and social impacts. In the EU, they are even legally obliged to do so. But how transparent are these reports? How can they be compared? And how will they be used by investors and policymakers? Clare Taylor spoke to a number of experts and learned that energy companies are increasingly under pressure to improve their non-financial reporting – and that there is more legislation to come. Meanwhile, one NGO is working on a global benchmark. “The accountants are taking over.”


Small Hydropower Market Analysis

November 28th, 2015 | by Cynthia Shahan

One notable driver of small hydropower is the low generation cost compared to other off-grid renewable technologies. This information comes [&hellip



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