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Renewable Energy Is Much Faster To Install & More Scalable Than Nuclear Power

January 28th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

One major advantage renewable energy has over fossil fuels and nuclear power is that it can typically be installed much faster. Nuclear power plants can require 5–15 years to complete and some have taken 20 or more. Constructing a new coal power plant can takes 4 years or more. (Another point about coal plants — if renewable energy costs continue to decline, some new coal power plants may be shut down soon after opening or not opened at all, and almost certainly will not reach their full operational lifespans. So, some portion of the cost to build them would be wasted.) Building a new gas-powered plant generally takes several years as well

Global Suppliers Achieve 434 Million Tonnes Of Emissions Reductions

January 26th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report has shown that the world's largest purchasing organizations, large private and public sector organizations, not only have the ability to drive down emissions across their supply chains, but are actually doing so, achieving reductions equivalent to 434 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2016.

Top 10 Commercial Solar Customers In USA (In Absolute Terms)

December 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

When it comes to US business choosing to power their stores and factories with solar energy, the critical factor is money. Commercial solar prices have fallen by 58% since 2012 and by 16% year over year in 2016. In many cases, it's just cheaper to install commercial solar power systems than continue to buy electricity from the local utility. Large US corporations now benefit from more than 1,000 megawatts of installed solar power. That's up from 300 megawatts in

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