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Almost All New US Power Plants Built in 2021 Will Be...

Wind and solar make up a small share of U.S. electricity production today, but they're poised to supply 70 percent of new power plant capacity built this year. That's not according to pro-solar activists or industry trade groups. It's the...

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Cheaper Solar Could Benefit Low-income Families

Until recently, rooftop solar panels were a clean energy technology that only wealthy Americans could afford. But prices have dropped, thanks mostly to falling costs for hardware, as well as price declines for installation and other “soft” costs...

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Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining

Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries, mining companies are seeking solutions to reduce their...

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Biden's "All of Government" Plan for Climate, Explained

President Joe Biden is sending early signals that action on climate change will be front and center to his administration's agenda, and that his climate policy will be intertwined with his economic plan.

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"The fuel in the earth will be exhausted in a thousand or more years, and its mineral wealth, but man will find substitutes for these in the winds, the waves, the sun's heat, and so forth. (1916)."
- John Burroughs
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Crediting Wind and Solar Power for Saving Species -...

Eighteen to thirty percent of the species on the planet (8.7 million species) are at risk from the climate change that will occur if America and all countries do not rapidly shift to a net zero climate footprint. Using Energy Innovation scenarios...

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Getting to Net Zero - and Even Net Negative - is...

Reaching zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry by 2050 can be accomplished by rebuilding U.S. energy infrastructure to run primarily on renewable energy, at a net cost of about $1 per person per day, according to new...

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EVENTS:

Solar World Congress 2020 December 2020 to November 2021 as a virtual online conference, celebrating "ISES at 50 - The Century of Solar".

ASES February Webinar: Community Solar Policy Adoption and Market Trends, February 23, 2021 | 12:00-1:00 PM MT

ASES March Webinar: SOLAR 20/20 Women in Solar Energy (WISE) Forum Recording, March 17, 2021 | 12:00-1:00 PM MT

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon ® 2021 Design Challenge April 16–18, 2021.

SOLAR 2021 August 3-6, 2021, University of Colorado, Boulder.

National Solar Tour October 2-3, 2021, Nationwide. Last year's tour will remain online through early 2021!
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