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Loveless: Solar power’s future bright but has a way to go

The largest solar trade show in North America opens in Las Vegas on Monday with another round of good news for the tiny but growing component of the U.S. electric power supply. Among the announcements planned for the Solar Power International 2016 is a report by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association that more than 2 gigawatts of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems were installed in the second quarter of 2016 – the 11th straight quarter that solar connections to the grid exceeded 1 gigawatt. (Read more)

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Clean energy guru touts the power of diversity

For the makers of solar, wind and other forms of clean energy, the future looks bright, with all-time-high investments and expanding markets throughout the world. That was evident at a conference in New York held by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, where more than 1,000 producers, investors and others involved in cleaner alternatives to fossil fuels met to discuss the progress that has taken place so far and the opportunities that continue to unfold. No one is more bullish about the industry than Michael Liebreich, the chairman of BNEF, who founded the energy information and research company in 2004 and sold it to the media giant Bloomberg in 2009. (Read more)

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