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Solar expected to lead renewable development in next five years: study

Solar expected to lead renewable development in next five years: study

Source: Houston Chronicle


Global capacity of renewable power is expected to grow by 50 percent in the next five years, reflecting a surge in new solar energy systems on  commercial buildings, industrial sites and homes.

The Paris-based International Energy Agency …

Photo: John Davenport, STAFF / San Antonio Express-News

Oxy starts first solar farm to power oil production

Source: Houston Chronicle


Occidental Petroleum opened the first solar farm to directly power its oil and gas operations.

Houston-based Oxy said the Goldsmith solar farm will provide the electricity to power its enhanced oil recovery operations in West Texas’ Permian …

Source: EIA

Germany to Totally Exit Coal

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Proposal calls for the transition to occur by 2038
A government-appointed coal commission in Germany has laid the groundwork for a plan to phase out the use of coal completely by

Solar Generation Projects Require Abundant Acreage

Solar Generation Projects Require Abundant Acreage

18.5 Billion Solar Panels Could  Power the U.S., but …

To generate electricity from the sun, you need either to collect solar radiation and convert it with photovoltaic cells to DC power, then to AC with an inverter, or you …