Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (7/2/2015)

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Here are five recommended reads for today (7/2/15)

  1. “Vestas Wind Systems has announced orders worth a total of 860 MW over the space of five days, covering seven orders in five countries,” reports Clean Technica.
  2. “Legislation passed in the Connecticut General Assembly is expected to brighten the future for residential solar power in Connecticut,” says CT Post.
  3. “By the end of the decade, the solar industry could be installing 135 gigawatts yearly — more capacity in 12 months than all the cumulative installations over the last four decades,” reports Greentech Media.
  4. “Scientists in Switzerland announced a clean-energy breakthrough on Wednesday; a cheaper, solar technology that splits water molecules to create clean-burning hydrogen fuel,”  according to Reuters.
  5. “Fracking operations to extract shale gas in Britain could cause nearby house prices to fall by up to 7% and create a risk of environmental damage, according to a government report that has been published in full for the first time,” reports The Guardian.