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Germany breaks green energy record by generating 35% of power from renewables in first half of 2017

Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association. Germany is aiming to phase out its nuclear power …


Germany’s renewable energy use rises – but only just

In view of the overall minimal increase, BEE acting managing director Harald Uphoff said that Germany’s transition to renewables was much too slow. “It is only with a much greater commitment to the spread of renewable energy sources – for electricity …


California invested heavily in solar power

Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it
On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power. Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren’t using … #solarpower #energy #climate #solar #news

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Context is king when advocating for renewable energy policies, according to political science professor

The first rule of advocating for climate change-related legislation is: You do not talk about “climate change.” The term has become so polarizing that its mere mention can cause reasonable people to draw seemingly immutable lines in the political sand. #climatechange #paris #climateaction #energy #climate

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