News & Articles on Solar Energy

While I have primarily worked with wind energy, I have long been a proponent of renewable energy in the broadest sense. This includes solar energy. My work in Canada, especially Ontario, stressed inclusion of solar energy because it had been previously overlooked. Today, Ontario is one of the leading jurisdictions in North America developing solar photovoltaics due in part to the programs I and others pushed.


2022 Report on Britain’s Successful Small-Scale Renewables Program


Paul Gipe

Despite the Tories best efforts to kill them, small-scale renewables have continued to grow under Britain’s pioneering feed-in tariff program. …


Danish Biogas Supplies One-third of Gas Consumption in 2022


Paul Gipe

Denmark never ceases to amaze me. Despite switching back and forth between conservative and progressive governance over the past decades, …

Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America


Michael Barnard

The narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

Traverse City’s historic wind turbine retired, makes way for solar panels


Sheri Mcwhirter

An historic wind turbine that for decades served as a clean energy symbol and up north geographic marker recently came down near Traverse City.

Germany deployed 916 MW of solar in March


Sandra Enkhardt

Germany’s cumulative installed PV capacity for all subsidized and unsubsidized PV systems stood at around 58.2 GW by the end of March.

France to boost solar energy capacity beyond 100 GW by 2050, says Macron


French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that France plans to multiply its solar energy production capacities roughly tenfold by 2050.