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Perry proposes law to force Americans to buy dirtier, costlier power

Perry proposes law to force Americans to buy dirtier, costlier power

Energy Secretary ignores his own grid study to make good on his threats to punish renewables.

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The things some utilities will do to stop solar

The things some utilities will do to stop solar

The FBI is investigating an Arizona power company for its role in the election of utility-friendly and anti-solar regulators.

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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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Does best CCS power station in world provide model for Australia?

Does best CCS power station in world provide model for Australia?

Josh Frydenberg over-egged the success of a CCS plant he visited in US, and now he’s done the same in Australia with new CEFC mandate.

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US electric car sales up 68% in February, as Teslas lead Volt

US electric car sales up 68% in February, as Teslas lead Volt

US electric car sales jumped approximately 68% in February 2017 versus February 2016.

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Wind power sets new record for electricity supply in US

Wind power sets new record for electricity supply in US

Wind power has briefly supplied 52.1% of total power generation on a US grid connecting 14 south-western states – a new record for North America.

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Wind energy setting records around the world, can't shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy setting records around the world, can’t shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy had a big year in 2016, particularly in the US and Europe  – yet it still faces an unpredictable policy future.

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Tesla Model S & Nissan LEAF world’s best-selling electric cars in 2016

Tesla Model S & Nissan LEAF world’s best-selling electric cars in 2016

The Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF clocked in as the best-selling electric cars in the world in 2016.

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How China could take climate leader role the US is giving up

How China could take climate leader role the US is giving up

With Trump at the reins, China is poised to eat America’s lunch in the renewable energy sector.

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Trump vows to revive coal industry as China dumps 100GW of coal plants

Trump vows to revive coal industry as China dumps 100GW of coal plants

In stark contrast to the US, China this month suspended more than 100 coal-fired plants totaling more than 100GW of capacity that were either approved or under construction.

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US solar market clocks largest quarter ever – nearly 2MW an hour installed Q3

US solar market clocks largest quarter ever – nearly 2MW an hour installed Q3

Report shows 4,143MW solar PV installed in US in Q3 2016, at rate of 1MW every 32 minutes. Q4 on track to beat record again.