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Chinese coal consumption just fell for first time this century

Chinese coal consumption just fell for first time this century

China’s coal use dropped for the first time this century — while the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) actually grew.

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Perovskite solar cells beat new records - in the lab

Perovskite solar cells beat new records – in the lab

Researchers are taking on new frontiers in the field of Perovskite solar cells.

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Wind share of electricity will more than double by 2018

Wind share of electricity will more than double by 2018

Wind power now supplies about 3% of the world’s electricity, and the signs are good for the next several years.

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As solar industry eyes storage, experts at Intersolar talk about key growth markets

As solar industry eyes storage, experts at Intersolar talk about key growth markets

Battery-backed solar, regulatory “carrots versus sticks” approaches, and China’s role were all discussed.

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Solar, wind to beat coal on costs in China, India by 2020

Solar, wind to beat coal on costs in China, India by 2020

Australia’s biggest coal customers are expected to turn away from fossil fuels because solar and wind energy will provide a cheaper option within 5 years. While Australia looks to stop renewables, India and China are looking at renewable shares of up to 45%.

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China now the world’s largest solar PV market

China now the world’s largest solar PV market

China has surpassed Germany to take top spot as world’s largest solar PV market.

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The world's $7.7 trillion renewable energy boom

The world’s $7.7 trillion renewable energy boom

Global energy markets facing watershed moment as BNEF predicts two thirds of new investment to 2030 will be in renewable energy.

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... and why China has announced a national carbon market

… and why China has announced a national carbon market

China announces it would launch a national carbon market in 2018 based on the 6 regional pilot programs launched in past year.

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China billionaire vows to take on Tesla in global EV market

China billionaire vows to take on Tesla in global EV market

Fisker, backed by billionaire Lu Guanqiu, is determined to compete with Tesla in the EV market, or go broke trying.

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Tesla unveils plans for solar-powered EV charging network in China

Tesla unveils plans for solar-powered EV charging network in China

Tesla goes with Hanergy’s thin-film flexible PV system for its electric vehicle supercharger network in China.

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Graph of the Day: World solar capacity up 35% in 2013

Graph of the Day: World solar capacity up 35% in 2013

With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV power capacity increased about 35% to 136,697 MW.