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Saudi Arabia's solar-for-oil plan is a ray of hope

Image Credit: Fahad Shadeed/Reuters

So what to make of the statement by Saudi Arabia’s oil minister that the world’s biggest oil exporter could stop using fossil fuels as soon as 2040 and become a “global power” in solar and wind energy? 416 more words

Environment

Homes leaving the power grid is a sign of bad public utility policies

SolarCity Corp. Chief Executive Officer Lyndon Rive doesn’t want his customers defecting from the power grid — unless they live in Hawaii.

The biggest U.S. residential solar installer expects to offer by next year a package that combines solar panels, batteries and a back-up generator, and will supply all the power needed by residential customers.

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Politics

May 22 Energy News

Science and Technology:

¶ A study by US wind energy experts suggests integrating more renewable generation into one of North America’s major power grids could boost its stability and resilience. 493 more words

Nuclear Power

Why we love rooftop solar?

Rooftop solar power generation is a new invention of mankind, and now it jumps onto the stage showing its powerful influence. Many people love it as it shows its face. 473 more words

Solar Power

Solar panels can power the world – MIT study

Image Credit: Reuters / Jorge Cabrera

An MIT report has found that regular solar panels like the ones used today could supply much of the world with power. 427 more words

Environment