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Global solar PV capacity expected to reach 652GW by 2025

Global solar PV capacity expected to reach 652GW by 2025

A new report from GlobalData predicts that the total global solar PV installed capacity will reach 652 GW by 2025.

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A ‘Great Reversal’ in China? Coal continues to decline with enforcement of environmental laws

A ‘Great Reversal’ in China? Coal continues to decline with enforcement of environmental laws

Coal consumption may be peaking much earlier than anticipated in official government statements – and so pointing to an early peaking of carbon emissions.

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China looks to copy California’s electric vehicle incentives

China looks to copy California’s electric vehicle incentives

China working on a new initiative for spurring the usage of green vehicles, taking their cue from measures previously launched in the state of California.

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China 2020 solar energy target could reach 200 gigawatts

China 2020 solar energy target could reach 200 gigawatts

China is reportedly considering a solar target of 200 GW by 2020 – more than the world has installed to date.

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Suntech ramps up silicon solar cell efficiency again, beats own record

Suntech ramps up silicon solar cell efficiency again, beats own record

Fancy new solar cell materials like perovskites and graphene aside, good old silicon is still the gold standard for solar cell efficiency in the marketplace

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A closer look at China's new climate plan

A closer look at China’s new climate plan

China’s climate commitment will require it to deploy 800 to 1,000 gigawatts in non-fossil capacity, close to the United States’ total current electricity capacity.

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She said what? Bishop predicts China economy to stop growing by 2030

She said what? Bishop predicts China economy to stop growing by 2030

In attempt to downplay China climate pledge, Julie Bishop says Chinese economy will stop growing by 2030. Is there anything Abbott govt will not say?

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The battery revolution is exciting, but remember they pollute too

The battery revolution is exciting, but remember they pollute too

Batteries can cut carbon emissions, but mining the metals and other resources needed to make them can be a dirty business.

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The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

As China realises the unpriced costs of coal power, such as air pollution, coal production is starting to fall.

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China coal use continues to fall precipitously in 2015

China coal use continues to fall precipitously in 2015

New figures show China’s use of coal has continued to fall dramatically over first four months of 2015.

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Solar Impulse sets down in Chongqing, China

Solar Impulse sets down in Chongqing, China

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Chongqing, after completing most challenging leg since starting round-the-world fuel-free flight.