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Bill traveled to Germany to meet with Dr. Markus Fischer, one of the world’s foremost experts on the costs and economics of solar power. Dr. Markus shares the four main reasons that costs will continue to decline for many years to come.

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Anya Schoolman, Dr. Jeff Chamberlain, Andy Klump, Roy Torbert and other experts share advice on how each of us can help accelerate the transition to a renewable energy future

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* US research teams aim for long-duration storage at $0.05/kWh
* Microgrids up and running despite earthquake and massive power outage in Puerto Rico
* New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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In this episode of the Freeing Energy podcast, hosts Bill Nussey and Sam Easterby discuss innovation in the power industry, from its hurdles to its promising future.

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In this episode of the Freeing Energy podcast, Dr. Greg Nemet discusses the factors driving solar’s continued decline in price.

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In this episode of the Freeing Energy podcast, hosts Bill Nussey and Sam Easterby break down some common misconceptions about solar energy.

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A megawatt-hour is one of the most common measures of electricity. What is it, how does it relate to a megawatt, and how is it created?

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* Goldman Sachs bails on coal
* Breakthrough research on a clean energy grid
* The first peer to peer energy trading market in the US
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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Nuclear and coal plants cost more to build. Transmission investments have grown 10x over the last decade. But somehow solar+battery manages to get cheaper every year.

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Thanks to technology, industries like transportation, food, and data processing are more affordable than ever before. But there is one technology-heavy industry where prices have been going up… electricity.

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Listen in as top experts share their views on the biggest local clean energy stories in 2019 and their biggest excitements about 2020.

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* Global use of coal-fired electricity set for largest decline in history.
* Solar on track to become top energy resource by 2035
* Electric cars are lowering the cost of driving.
* Plus articles and podcasts from the Freeing Energy team

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