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Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry.

Solar Power Comes to Saint Lucia

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vrinda-manglik/island-in-the-sun-saint-l_b_12456086.htmlIsland in the Sun: Saint Lucia Goes Solar The installation team prepare to install the final panel.

 

 

Cost-Competive Solar Power on the Way

http://cleantechnica.com/2016/10/13/cost-competitive-solar-coming-soon-grid-near/

Cost-Competitive Solar Is Coming Soon to a Grid Near You Originally published on IEEFA. By Tim Buckley The US$24.20/MWh tender for 350 megawatts of solar in the Middle East shows the price of solar dropping by 20 percent from US$30/MWh in five months and down now two-thirds from the US$58/MWh tender awarded just 20 months ago. (Here’s the story that appeared in The National, the [&hellip Cost-Competitive Solar Is Coming Soon to a Grid Near You was originally published on CleanTechnica.

Energy-Efficiency Revolution

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2016/10/12/the_energy-efficiency_revolution__132034.htmlThe Energy-Efficiency Revolution Here are some of the fascinating and promising ideas being developed

 
 
 
 

European Bank Reviews Wind and Solar

http://www.ebrd.com/news/2016/the-ebrd-and-sun-wind-and-renewable-energy.html

The EBRD and sun, wind and renewable energy Six years ago, the International Energy Agency predicted that solar power prices would become competitive with traditional thermal power generation by about 2030 …

US Govt Makes Big Solar Energy Purchase

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/14/the-u-s-government-just-made-its-biggest-clean-energy-purchase-ever-it-was-for-the-navy/The U.S. government just made its biggest clean energy purchase ever. It was for the Navy According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, there are currently 31.6 total gigawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity now installed in the U.S., capable of providing enough electricity for 6.2 million homes.

 

Times Recommends No Vote on Amendment 1

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/times-recommends-vote-no-on-anti-solar-amendment-1/2298106Times recommends: Vote no on anti-solar Amendment 1 fair and safe expansion of solar energy in Florida.” It would do no such thing.

 

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