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Articles by Ian Clover

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Younicos to design 49MW battery solution to UK's largest storage project

Younicos to design 49MW battery solution to UK’s largest storage project

Younicos will design and supply a 49 MWlithium-ion battery storage system located at a former gas and coal power plant in northern England.

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UK, France should put citizen solar ahead of nuclear, says former EDF chief

UK, France should put citizen solar ahead of nuclear, says former EDF chief

Former director of EDF says French nuclear industry is in its worst situation ever, and calls on UK to promote citizen solar.

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JinkoSolar grows Q3 revenue 39% YoY, ups 2016 guidance

JinkoSolar grows Q3 revenue 39% YoY, ups 2016 guidance

JinkoSolar has posted a set of strong Q3 financials that serve to highlight the current challenges facing the solar industry.

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Total to install 200MW of solar on 5,000 service stations

Total to install 200MW of solar on 5,000 service stations

French oil giant Total confirms plan to invest more than $300 million in a project to solar power its petrol stations.

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IEA still low-balling solar growth, says Energy Watch Group

IEA still low-balling solar growth, says Energy Watch Group

The IEA has once again been accused of ignoring the reality of solar PV’s cost reduction and pace of installation in its latest report.

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World now far less wasteful with energy, finds IEA report

World now far less wasteful with energy, finds IEA report

The energy efficiency savings achieved globally last year were enough to power Japan, according to a new IEA report.

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Cease coal imports, embrace affordable solar, urges Indian power minister

Cease coal imports, embrace affordable solar, urges Indian power minister

India’s power minister again calls on power generators to cease coal imports if the nation is to come good on “One Nation, One Grid, One Price” energy goal.

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Canada's Alberta government aims for 50% solar power

Canada’s Alberta government aims for 50% solar power

Government of Alberta posts request for information to explore the possibility of using solar energy to meet half of its energy needs.

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China joins low-price solar party with record bids in Inner Mongolia

China joins low-price solar party with record bids in Inner Mongolia

Reports in the local Chinese media suggest that a record-low bid of 0.52 yuan/kWh for solar has been accepted in Inner Mongolia.

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Solar can power African homes for $56 per year, says IRENA

Solar can power African homes for $56 per year, says IRENA

Solar’s increasing affordability is making it a popular energy source in many parts of Africa, finds IRENA.

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Storage shows its worth in UK's first enhanced frequency response auction

Storage shows its worth in UK’s first enhanced frequency response auction

National Grid auction shows growing ability of new and low-carbon flexible technologies, and storage systems in particular.