study Stories May 23

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news.

Today on EGEB, researchers at University of Texas’ Cockrell School of Engineering found a new way to integrate solar power production and storage into a single system. Rocky Mountain Institute reports that solar power will outperform fossil fuels on an economical basis to replace the U.S. aging power plants. A new University of Uppsala study argues Nordic countries could supply their energy needs using only green power.

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study Stories May 22

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news.

Today on EGEB, U.S. oceans are about to get a little more crowded by wind turbines. China and India are the main players behind the massive expansion of solar power production. Scientists publish a new study that rebukes a previous one that claimed that powering a country only with renewable energy is impossible.

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study Stories May 9

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news.

Today on EGEB, a new Lazard study argues that one-megawatt solar power now cost half its coal equivalent. The Congress’ Appropriation Committee will get to vote on a new funding bill that cut renewable energy research and subsidize even more nuclear power and fossil fuels. The 2018 annual IRENA review shows that green energy production surpassed a new milestone by now employing 10 millions people in the entire world. expand full story

study Stories May 8

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news.

Today on EGEB, a new paper by the Institute of Science and Environmental Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) shows how the need for renewable energy production has been underestimated for the energetic transition. European solar developer Lightsource is looking to build collocation projects producing and storing energy west of the Colorado river. How much does electricity cost in your state? Find out with this interactive map. expand full story

study Stories November 16, 2015

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) updated its study on the average greenhouse gas emissions of electric vehicles versus gasoline-powered vehicles based on electricity sources and reiterated that on average, EVs indeed create less emissions than gasoline-powered cars. expand full story

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