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zerohedge.com - Sunshine Might Be Free But Solar Power Is Not Cheap
Sunshine Might Be Free But Solar Power Is Not Cheap
Zero Hedge

Mississippi residents are consistently told that renewable energy sources, like solar panels, are now the lowest-cost ways to generate electricity, but these claims are based on creative accounting gimmicks that only examine a small portion of the…

hypebeast.com - Joyce Li - Aptera Has Officially Finished Its Solar-Powered EV
Aptera Has Officially Finished Its Solar-Powered EV
Hypebeast Hong Kong Limited

Since the reveal of Aptera Motors ‘ futuristic three-wheeler back in 2020, the company has officially announced that it is starting production on its solar-powered EV. Calling it the “Launch Edition,” the car is the debut model…

bloomberg.com - Brian Eckhouse - Even $370 Billion in US Incentives Won't Solve All of Solar's Struggles
Even $370 Billion in US Incentives Won't Solve All of Solar's Struggles
Bloomberg

Five months after President Joe Biden signed the most ambitious climate law in US history, the country is poised to install a record amount of solar power in 2023. But the industry's big growth spurt may be another year or two away. The Inflation…

forbes.com - Robert Rapier - Energy Sector Predictions For 2023
Energy Sector Predictions For 2023
Forbes

I always like to get in my energy predictions in early January, so this is a bit later than normal. Last year's predictions were especially tough, because Russia's invasion of Ukraine really upended the energy markets. The ongoing war there is…

demingheadlight.com - Opinion: Commercial solar should power itself
Opinion: Commercial solar should power itself
The Deming Headlight

The recent column by Mr. James Wayne promoting commercial solar development in Luna County makes many good points about our renewable energy future. However, it remains to be seen if large scale commercial solar projects, such as his South Peak…

epfl.ch - Jean-Louis Scartezzini: a life devoted to the sun
Jean-Louis Scartezzini: a life devoted to the sun
EPFL

Retirement is the natural culmination of any career, and Jean-Louis Scartezzini is looking forward to his – he's already got a number of hobbies and projects lined up to keep him busy. The EPFL professor almost missed his calling in…

businessinsider.com - Chinedu Okafor - Oil-producing Algeria could become Africa's greenest country with its eco-friendly initiatives
Oil-producing Algeria could become Africa's greenest country with its eco-friendly initiatives
Business Insider

Algeria is looking to invest in renewable energy programs for generating electricity. The country is looking to harness the heat in the region to convert to solar power. Algeria has also previously placed a ban on diesel powered cars. In line with…

phys.org - Low emission energy systems can create water conflict without smart design
Low emission energy systems can create water conflict without smart design
Phys.org

A new study published today in Nature Sustainability has found that using hydropower dams to generate low emission energy can cause problems for other economic sectors such as food production unless smart designs are employed. Access to sustainable…

wunc.org - Study says a regional energy market could prevent blackouts
Study says a regional energy market could prevent blackouts
WUNC

Expanding solar energy and integrating the power grid more closely with surrounding states could help prevent blackouts like the ones across the Carolinas on Christmas Eve, according to a new study by environmental and renewable energy groups. Duke…

cnbc.com - Pia Singh - Goldman predicts clean hydrogen will be a $1 trillion market. Here's how to play it.
Goldman predicts clean hydrogen will be a $1 trillion market. Here's how to play it.
CNBC

In the race to reduce global carbon emissions to zero, clean hydrogen is increasingly expected to be a winner. Hydrogen is the most the most abundant elements in the universe, and has long been looked to as part of the solution as the world shifts…

hawaiipublicradio.org - Community-based solar projects offer energy independence to Molokaʻi renters
Community-based solar projects offer energy independence to Molokaʻi renters
Hawai'i Public Radio

Local homeowners are hungrier than ever for solar. Hawaiʻi has more rooftop solar per capita than any other U.S. state. Hawaiian Electric reported in early 2022 that a third of their customers living in single-family homes had solar on their…

medium.com - Brandon Saltsgaver - Elon Musk is one of the most influential and innovative entrepreneurs of our time.
Elon Musk is one of the most influential and innovative entrepreneurs of our time.
Medium

Elon Musk is one of the most influential and innovative entrepreneurs of our time. His companies, including Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity, have revolutionized the automotive, aerospace, and energy industries, respectively. Tesla, which Musk…

poynter.org - {'@id':'https:////www.poynter.org//#//schema//person//bc5803be5073e48a4c2eb39fa892d841'} - Climate change is not a 'naturally occurring phenomenon.' Humanity is the driving force. - Poynter
Climate change is not a 'naturally occurring phenomenon.' Humanity is the driving force. - Poynter
Poynter - Poynter

As global leaders discussed climate change and other issues at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a social media post sought to downplay humanity's role in climate change. “Climate change is a naturally occurring phenomenon that…

datacenterknowledge.com - The IRA's Energy Storage Credits Take Data Centers into the Future
The IRA's Energy Storage Credits Take Data Centers into the Future
Data Center Knowledge

The recently signed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) gives data centers plenty of incentives to clean up their operations, far more than existing clean energy tax credits. One of the IRA's more compelling provisions focuses not only on how clean…

thehill.com - Tyler D. Bates, Opinion Contributor - NASA and the Space Force should catalyze the US space economy
NASA and the Space Force should catalyze the US space economy
The Hill

Success in outer space is essential for American leadership and prosperity. Space holds infinite potential to strengthen America's national power through scientific discovery, technological advancement, international cooperation, military…

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