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Articles by Christian Roselund

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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.

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Tesla to begin taking orders for Solar Roof in April

Tesla to begin taking orders for Solar Roof in April

Production of the luxury BIPV product will not begin until “mid-2017”, and a waiting list has appeared on the Tesla site.

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Tesla plans US$1 billion stock, bond offering to fund Model 3

Tesla plans US$1 billion stock, bond offering to fund Model 3

Tesla has filed to issue $US750 million in convertible notes, and another one million shares of stock in advance of its Model 3 roll-out.

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Pioneering solar firm Sungevity files for bankruptcy

Pioneering solar firm Sungevity files for bankruptcy

Four days after laying off an estimated 400 employees, Sungevity has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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California senate pushes for 100% renewable energy by 2045

California senate pushes for 100% renewable energy by 2045

California Senate leader introduces 100% renewable energy bill by 2045, competing with Hawaii for most aggressive renewable energy mandate in US.

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Tesla begins battery production for Powerwall and Tesla 3 at Gigafactory

Tesla begins battery production for Powerwall and Tesla 3 at Gigafactory

The factory is producing lithium-ion batteries both for Tesla’s energy storage products and electric vehicles