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Could Biden’s clean energy push be a victim of its success?

Thanks to the president’s signature legislation, solar energy manufacturing is booming in Georgia, a key state in the 2024 election. But the industry now worries that it could be too much and too fast.
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solar energy & circular economy

Making solar energy as clean as can be means fitting square panels into the circular economy

As solar projects surge nationwide, the demand is increasing for recycling solutions that will keep photovoltaic panels out of landfills and their energy-producing elements in the sun.

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How Germany is scrambling to save energy

As they begin to grasp the extent of looming energy price hikes, people across Germany are cutting consumption. The same goes for city governments, such as Cologne's.
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making solar panels more sustainable

4 ways to make solar panels more sustainable

Solar panels provide the largest and cheapest source of renewable energy. But there is still room to reduce the high emissions created when building solar power infrastructure.
R&D spending is not a technological solution
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Why the U.S. doesn’t dominate the solar-panel industry anymore

America invented silicon solar cells in the 1950s. It spent more on solar R&D than any other country in the 1980s. It lost its technological advantage anyway.
zero-carbon-emissions energy relies on solar
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How many solar panels do we need to save the climate?

A zero-carbon-emissions energy system will rely mostly on low-cost solar electricity, experts say. About 100 giant solar panel factories must be built by 2025 for the world to defossilize its energy supply by 2035.
DC solar energy benefits through 'Solar for All'
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DC spreads solar energy benefits through 'Solar for All'

Unlike most people, Sam Buggs actually looks forward to getting his electricity bill.
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