THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Monday

From dump yard to clean power generator

Terraces of buildings in the expansive Prakasam District Courts Complex used to be dumping grounds – mostly with unwanted furniture strewn all over and an eyesore. Now, every inch of rooftop space in all the four…

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/from-dumpyard-to-clean-power-generator/article28629072.ece


OFF-GRID RENEWABLE ENERGY IS SOLVING AFRICA’S ELECTRICITY ACCESS AND EMPLOYMENT ISSUES

Renewable energy products have emerged across Africa as viable solutions to the continent’s low electrification rate. But as well as powering homes, the expansion of these off-grid energy firms means they’ve also had a role…

https://pvbuzz.com/workforce-in-renewable-energy/


What does the future hold for solar?

For the Sustainable Living Center, the spring and summer months bring many opportunities to interact with the public at community events. We get many questions on a variety of sustainability topics, and we share…

https://www.union-bulletin.com/local_columnists/sustainable_living_center/what-does-the-future-hold-for-solar/article_2efacd5c-ab2a-11e9-88e8-87262cc0d3a7.html


Cover Story: Why Electricity Retailers Will Pay You To Use Less Power. And Other Ways The Energy Market Is Changing.

Emerging business models in energy retail are designed to help consumers save money, and in some scenarios even earn money from the devices in their homes – flipping the traditional electricity retail model on its head…

https://which-50.com/cover-story-electricity-retailers-want-to-pay-you-to-use-less-power-and-other-ways-the-energy-market-is-changing/


A field in D.C. will soon be home to 5,000 solar panels. It’s all because of local Catholic groups — and a message from the pope.

Right now, it’s a large, empty field. But by next year, the five-acre plot in Northeast Washington will sprout about 5,000 solar panels, the largest ground array the nation’s capital has seen — a change wrought by local…

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/a-field-in-dc-will-soon-be-home-to-5000-solar-panels-its-all-because-of-local-catholic-groups–and-a-message-from-the-pope/2019/07/21/6b82223a-a7ff-11e9-a3a6-ab670962db05_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.03a042197e2f


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