China’s Solar Growth and the Lesson It Brings to U.S

We all know how fast China’s solar growth is, at the end of 2010, China had just 800 MW of solar capacity installed within its borders, but by the end of 2015, the number skyrocketed 50 times — that’s 43,500 MW in total, the largest installed solar base of any country in the world. Seeing this improvement China did, researchers from Stanford University said in a new report “the U.S. should capitalize on China’s formidable...

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Indonesia & France: A Joint Force For Renewable Energy Development

A joint force of Indonesian Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology and Frances Commission of the Alternative and Atomic Energies has been made to conduct a research to develop renewable energy last Wednesday. At a meeting held by two countries research bodies in Jakarta, Indonesian agencys head Unggul Priyanto stated that “solar panel and lithium battery technologies had been developed earlier in the country, and we...

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Indonesia & Vietnam makes their step for solar revolution in Southeast Asia

Vietnam and Indonesia are looking for teaming up with Thailand in blazing a trail in using solar energy in Southeast Asia to battle climate change. Countries around the world are now in the move in fighting carbon emissions from coal-fired stations with the historic Paris climate accord coming into force after it was signed last year. Indonesia and Vietnam aim to each have annual solar power capacity of at least 5 gigawatts (GW) from...

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China: The Largest Solar Producer in the World

As solar becomes cheaper and cheaper and with its unlimited availability, we all know how advantageous solar energy is. Unlike with fossil fuels that use finite resources that could eventually become too expensive to retrieve. Out of all the countries that took advantage the use of solar, China reigns supreme. The National Energy Administration (NEA) made the revelation after the nation doubled its installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity...

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Solar Road for India

Call it Utopian but the idea of having solar-powered roads in India is a truly appealing one. The reason is simple. The country, which has the second-largest road network in the world, is blessed with about 300 days of sunny weather and a government that is convinced about the potential of solar power and electric cars. In 2014, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a goal to increase solar power capacity to 100 gigawatts...

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