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Storing the Sun

Storing the Sun In the US and globally, it’s clear that the solar industry has been growing remarkably. Solar panel installations have skyrocketed, solar jobs have outpaced the economy, and renewable energy has recently gained a notable share of US electricity generation. Yet, every industry that undergoes a growth spurt is also vulnerable [...]

By | 2017-10-12T09:24:46+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solar vs. Coal

Solar vs. Coal AFP Photo/Sakis Mitrolidis In the US, renewable energy is commonly portrayed as a bitter rival to coal. While heralded as the future of energy by certain proponents, some groups of politicians have alternatively promised to end the “war on coal”; strip renewable subsidies that have supposedly crippled the coal industry, [...]

By | 2017-08-30T12:43:01+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Puerto Rico’s Hidden Crisis

Puerto Rico's Hidden Crisis Source: Shutterstock The small island of Puerto Rico is renowned for many tropical luxuries: lavish resorts, endless sun, lofty palm trees. Topped with a bustling alcohol production industry, Puerto Rico naturally serves as a wildly popular vacation spot for tourists. But far from the pristine beaches and piña coladas lie [...]

By | 2017-08-17T15:05:56+00:00 August 15th, 2017|International|4 Comments

America’s Solar Panel Shortage

America’s Solar Panel Shortage Last year, a Chinese solar panel manufacturer announced it expected a panel shortage in 2017. Citing high demand in China, India, and Africa, orders were slated to exceed the manufacturers’ production capacities. Though it’s not just the western hemisphere that’s had high demand. In 2016, 1 out of 50 [...]

By | 2017-10-04T09:45:31+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Governments|0 Comments