Five Stories: Wind and Solar Set to “Play Centre Stage at Paris Climate Talks”

Here are five recommended reads for today (11/24/15).

  1. RenewEconomy reports that wind and solar are set to “play centre stage at Paris climate talks.”
  2. According to Stanford News, a new study by “Mark Jacobson, a Stanford professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his colleague, Mark Delucchi of the University of California, Berkeley” crunches “huge amounts of data churned through computer models” and shows “how each state in America could shift from fossil fuel to entirely renewable energy.”
  3. Quartz reports, “The price of solar power in India fell at a faster-than-expected rate this year. Now, some experts suggest that by 2020, renewable energy in Asia’s third-largest economy may become up to 10% cheaper than coal power.”
  4. According to Greentech Media, “a new report from GTM Research and SoliChamba Consulting, Megawatt-Scale PV O&M and Asset Management 2015-2020: Services, Markets and Competitors,” finds that “the global market for utility-scale PV operations and maintenance will reach 390 gigawatts by 2020, almost triple the estimated market of 133 gigawatts by the end of 2015.”
  5. Utility Dive reports on an “NC CETC paper, published in partnership with Meister Consultants Group, examined distributed resource policy issues across the nation from the third quarter of 2015 and compiled five developments as the most significant.”