This post originally appeared on the Environmental Defense Fund’s Energy Exchange blog. It is reprinted here with permission.
Interview: In December Energy Democracy, a book telling the story of Germany’s Energiewende from the perspective of citizen ownership of renewable energy, hit the shelves. The book is the latest collaboration of Political Scientist Arne Jungjohann and renewable energy writer Craig Morris, currently a senior fellow at the IASS in Potsdam, who worked together on the German Energy Transition website (energytransition.de). pv magazine caught up with Jungjohann to talk about the book, and why citizen involvement in energy is important.
With massive market growth, the bankruptcy of SunEdison and the election of a pro-coal climate denier as president, 2016 really was the best and the worst of times.
There are many uncertainties about what a Trump Administration will bring. But the impacts on solar may be less than many fear.
The only saving grace of last night’s “Lunacy in Las Vegas” is that it was the final time we’ll have to watch both presidential candidates ignore climate change and solar’s role in stopping it.
pv magazine USA presents a news analysis of the role solar energy played in the second presidential debate. All debate quotations come from the Politico transcript and from first-hand observation, for which the author did not receive combat pay.
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