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Gas-Happy Texas Goes Solar

Solar farms will boost Austin Energy's renewable sources to a whopping 55 percent of its power supply — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading

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Huge solar farm opens in California: Enough energy for 160,000 homes

About 4,000 acres of shiny black solar panels stretch across Riverside County near Joshua Tree National Park, where on Monday U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell dedicated one of the largest photovoltaic solar energy farms in the world. Continue reading

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Solar Near Market Power Price Emerges in U.K. Auction

Developers that won 315 million pounds ($489 million) in contracts to sell renewable power on Thursday are building five solar plants that will earn little more than the market price for electricity — and much less than onshore wind farms, which are traditionally the cheapest form of renewable energy. Continue reading

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