Hellfire In California, Double Hurricane In Gulf — But Are Cheap Clean Energy & Electric Cars “Too Expensive”?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 08:50:56 +0000

We are in 2020. It is not 2040. It is not 2050. It is not 2100. And it is certainly not 2200! Humans, so far, are a brief blip on the timeline of Earth. Yet, we have a horrible problem assuming that everything will be fine and dandy for us forever simply because we’ve been here longer than we remember

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Solar Power Costs Dropped Dramatically In 2013–2018

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:57:00 +0000

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for newly constructed utility-scale electric generators in the United States, annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems and onshore wind turbines have continued to decrease

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Elon Musk Explains Why Tesla Solar Power Is So Cheap — CleanTechnica Exclusive

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 02:53:49 +0000

After discovering just how much cheaper Tesla solar power was compared to the US average and state averages, I was curious to learn more. So I asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk about it

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New Record-Low Solar Price Bid — 1.3¢/kWh

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 03:27:02 +0000

Portugal recently held a solar power auction (in which power plant developers submit different bids for what price they can offer electricity under a new contract), and one of the bids broke the world record for the lowest solar power price

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Solar Panel Prices Have Dropped Off Cliff & Sunk Into Ocean — Solar Panels 9× Cheaper Than In 2006

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 04:53:30 +0000

Solar panel prices have come down a tremendously in recent years, including rooftop solar panel prices

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U.S. Shipments of Solar Photovoltaic Modules Increase as Prices Continue to Fall

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 05:00:31 +0000

In 2019, U.S. shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, also referred to as solar panels, reached a record-high 16.4 million kilowatts (kW), 2.9 million kW more than the previous record of 13.5 million kW set in

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Tesla’s Latest Moves In Solar Indicates It Is Either Crazy Or Has Made A Breakthrough

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 03:00:23 +0000

Tesla’s innovations in solar are not recognized by either Wall Street or even most Tesla followers as a success. The story peddled by many who don’t want Tesla to succeed (the short sellers and those about to be disrupted, but I repeat myself) is that Tesla only bought SolarCity to bail out Elon Musk’s cousin’s Peter and Lyndon Rive, who had cofounded the company

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The 2020 Solar Module Roller Coaster Ride

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:49:42 +0000

The most recent count from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments Report proved a sluggish start in January 2020 for the solar industry, followed by a steep incline of shipments in March. The burst of the most impressive numbers ever of solar modules shipped was in March, with manufacturers shipping approximated 2.05 gigawatts of PV modules that month

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Israeli Government’s 16 Gigawatt Solar Plan A New Policy Priority

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 23:38:31 +0000

Looking over an active few weeks for Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, it is reassuring to find something positive regarding clean energy. Israel’s government has shared plans for a decade-long renewable energy shift

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700 MW Solar Power Auction Kicked Off Today In Portugal

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 02:53:04 +0000

After the last delay in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, today, June 8, marked the time for solar power developers to submit applications for Portugal’s 700 MW solar auction

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