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Articles by Christian Roselund

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US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

US government’s renewable energy lab finds 30% fall in utility-scale solar costs year-over-year, with solar now as cheap as combined cycle gas.

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Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy

Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy

Tesla is emphasising profitability from its solar business, which has undergone significant transformation since the company bought SolarCity.

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PV plant built on nuke site as renewables surpass nuclear

PV plant built on nuke site as renewables surpass nuclear

A 1MW plant on the site of half-built nuclear power plant in Tennessee is a harbinger of things to come in the US and global electricity mixes.

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New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

New York to procure $US1.5 billion worth of renewables

The largest-ever state renewable energy solicitation is just one of the moves Cuomo Administration has taken in response to Trump exiting Paris Agreement.

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More solar and hydro brings California gas use to five-year low

More solar and hydro brings California gas use to five-year low

As renewable energy breaks new output records in California, both the need for and availability of gas in California have declined.

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Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

SolarCity’s co-founder and former CEO Lyndon Rive is leaving the company that he helped start to his cousin Elon Musk.

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California grid operator prepares for August eclipse

California grid operator prepares for August eclipse

California’s high solar penetration means the stakes are high with this summer’s eclipse. Fortunately, Europe has already been down this road.

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Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030

Report: Near-total renewable energy systems cheaper than gas in 2030

Climate Policy Initiative stresses flexibility and shows how energy storage and limited gas generation can support a power system dominated by renewables at a lower cost than conventional generation.

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Why age of populism won't derail future of solar, wind and EVs

Why age of populism won’t derail future of solar, wind and EVs

Despite the climate-denying Trump Administration, and populist movements across the world, Michael Liebreich gave plenty of reasons to be optimistic about future of wind, solar and Evs.

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Solar terawatts: How to increase solar capacity 50-fold over next 15 years

Solar terawatts: How to increase solar capacity 50-fold over next 15 years

New paper looks at the barriers to deploying multiple terawatts of solar PV and what can be done to overcome them.

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Anheuser-Busch commits to 100% renewable energy

Anheuser-Busch commits to 100% renewable energy

Anheuser-Busch may be the largest company to date to take a 100% renewable energy pledge.