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California is going dark this summer, are you ready?

PG&E Corp.’s plan comes after the bankrupt utility said a transmission line that probably began last year’s Camp Fire, the deadliest in state history, snapped in windy weather. While the plan may end one issue, it creates another as Californians seek ways to address what some fear might be blackout days and days. In California…
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CEO donates entire Trump tax cut to fight climate change.

It’s a very good year for Patagonia. And they pay much less in federal taxes under our new corporate tax code passed by a Republican Congress and enthusiastically signed by President Trump. To be precise, $10 million less. Patagonia’s CEO announced in a letter posted to LinkedIn that her company is donating all $10 million…
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California utilities’ planned blackouts prompt residents to adopt solar power

When Karen Cakebread was forced to evacuate her home in Calistoga, Calif., during the 2017 Tubbs fire — and when she lost power in the winery that she owns — she realized the danger that frequent wildfires might pose to the electricity that drives her daily life. The news that the largest utility in California…
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California utilities’ planned blackouts this wildfire season prompt residents to adopt solar power

When Karen Cakebread was forced to evacuate her home in Calistoga, Calif., during the 2017 Tubbs fire — and when she lost power in the winery that she owns — she realized the danger that frequent wildfires might pose to the electricity that drives her daily life. Canning said PG&E told him there could be…
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What scientist are doing to the solar industry

Researchers at Colorado State University have conducted pioneering studies over the past decade to improve solar energy performance and cost by manufacturing and testing new materials that extend beyond silicon capabilities. They have focused on a material called cadmium telluride that shows promise to replace silicon. Researchers at the CSU’s National Science Foundation, supported by…
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What we know about floating solar panels

People have been floating on water for a huge number of years, so maybe it was inescapable that they would manufacture solar panels on it, as well. Floating photovoltaics have just conveyed 1.1 gigawatts around the world, as indicated by the World Bank. That is a little slice of the more extensive sun based industry,…
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Everything wrong with Tesla´s new solar strategy.

Tesla as of late reported a noteworthy rebuilding of its sunlight based business following a decline and dropping to third of the nation’s biggest sun based installers. As announced by The New York Times, Tesla will start selling web-based, offering frameworks in increments of 4 kilowatts and at a cost of $1.75-$1.99 per watt, contrasted…
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BREAKTHROUGH: New material to harness solar power

The University of Toledo physicist pushing the performance of solar cells to levels never before reached made a significant breakthrough in the chemical formula and process to make the new material. Working in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab and the University of Colorado, Dr. Yanfa Yan, UToledo professor of…
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Golpe mortal para el Polo Norte: EE.UU. no quiso firmar acuerdo de cambio climático

Por primera vez en dos décadas, los países del Consejo del Ártico, reunidos en Rovaniemi (Finlandia), no lograron redactar su tradicional declaración final. Según algunos delegados, esto se debió a la negativa de Estados Unidos a hacer alusión al cambio climático. Las poblaciones indígenas representadas dentro de la instancia, los principales afectados por el cambio…
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California’s Mid-Day Solar Power Glut Has Become Obvious

Summary • California’s Independent System Operator, or CAISO, has long cautioned that renewable power production would eventually grow to a point where supply exceeds demand on pleasant spring and autumn days. • While CAISO can manage oversupply with economic curtailments and exports, those tools are suboptimal because curtailments impair the economics of existing solar power…
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