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Solar energy prices in the U.S. continue to skyrocket as projects delay

As project developers have struggled to obtain imported panels, U.S. solar energy contract prices have increased by a third over the past year, according to a report released late Monday. Thanks to the recent enactment of generous federal subsidies, the cost of wind energy has dropped significantly in recent times, providing a much-needed boost to the …

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AIIM investments in renewables, mostly in solar energy, is worth every cent

AIIM invests millions in boosting solar energy across Africa

A trustworthy pan-African provider of competitive, full-service renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions to the continent’s commercial and industrial (C&I) sectors, Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica Energy’s combined strength this fall thanks to AIIM. This way, they are becoming one of the continent’s most dominating solar businesses. African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) made again this significant …

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Solar energy can support tourism in Croatia

Croatia turns to solar energy, providing energy sustainability for the tourism business

Croatia’s main business sector is tourism. Since it is one of the European “sunny countries” Croatia can have double the benefit of implementing solar energy into the tourism business. In Croatia, renewable energy sources make up about 28.5% of the total energy supply. The overall energy consumption – 80% of Croatia’s oil needs, 67% of …

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Solar projects to find new public land in the U.S. and they’ll cost less

The Biden administration said that it would start a process to find new locations for solar projects development in Western America. It is in order to speed up the approval of sustainable energy projects on public lands to battle climate change. His administration has already made a promise earlier this year concerning this topic. Biden …

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Benin puts a rural mini-grid to the test with a 1.7 MW solar installation

The current global energy crisis highlights the urgency and extent of the task of transforming Africa’s energy industry, also as the benefits of a faster transition to more cost-effective and cleaner energy sources such as the possibility of solar installation. In that sense, today, NEoT Offgrid Africa announced a collaboration with two other companies in …

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Australia gets into solar power export project: Clean energy makes money

Australia tends to become Promised Land for clean energy. It’s not all about climate – there is money too in clean energy. Australian software mogul Mike Cannon-Brookes is to be the chairman of solar power clean energy start-up Sun Cable. And since he is not a man who would pour money down the drain, it …

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Solar and hydropower are the Swiss “backbone” of electricity production

Solar and hydropower if successfully combined in Switzerland, the country will have the “dream team” of producing energy. It is the opinion of Swiss Energy Minister Simonetta Sommaruga. Switzerland’s emphasis is on solar, but mostly on hydropower. Energy Minister Simonetta Sommaruga defines hydropower as the “backbone” of Switzerland’s electricity generation. More or less, it helped …

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