Energy

LA Times: California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

LA Times: California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

By IVAN PENN JUNE 22, 2017 On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power....

Forget coal, solar will soon be cheaper than natural gas power

Forget coal, solar will soon be cheaper than natural gas power

Renewables to capture three-fourths of the $10 trillion the world will invest in new generation through 2040. JOE ROMM JUN 15,...

Water Desalination + Reuse: SolRio Proposes Solar Desal for Old Nuclear Power Site

14 December 2016, source desalination.biz SolRio, a US non-profit that supports solar-powered desalination, has proposed turning the decommissioned San Onofre Nuclear...

San Clemente Times: Nonprofit Proposes to Convert SONGS into Desalination Plant

By Eric Heinz Officials from the nonprofit SolRio Organization for Climate Change Mitigation, Inc. are proposing to turn San Onofre...

China’s Switch from Coal Threatens Exporters

China’s Switch from Coal Threatens Exporters

By Alex Kirby Coal consumption in China may be cut much faster than observers expect, leaving the mining sector −...