The budding popularity of solar panel and battery systems, driven by a drop in lithium-ion battery prices, has thrown a lifeline to Germany's moribund solar sector.
A recent study found that, even after controlling for income and homeownership, the racial and ethnic disparities remained.
Governor Jerry Brown has signed multiple pieces of legislation that codify California's ongoing transition away from relying on fossil fuels for energy.
But getting there will require investment in better energy storage technologies.
The tariffs could eliminate up to 88,000 jobs on the installation side, according to one estimate.
A team member from the Netherlands prepares their vehicle, "Nuna9," for racing on day two of the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on October 9th, 2017, in Dunmarra, Australia.
A panic over renewable energy and billions in subsidies turned the world’s biggest carbon emitter into the world’s largest solar panel maker nearly overnight—but that doesn't mean those panels were put to use.
The price of this renewable energy source is now competitive with older, dirtier alternatives—and getting cheaper by the day.