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October 23 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “India’s Solar Power Is Set to Outshine Coal” • India wants to provide its entire population with electricity and lift millions out of poverty, but in order to prevent the world overheating it also needs to switch away from fossil fuels. Different analysts disagree on the future of Indian power generation, but solar power costs are dropping. [Truthdig]

India One Solar Thermal Power Plant  (Brahma Kumaris via Flickr) India One Solar Thermal Power Plant
(Brahma Kumaris via Flickr)

¶ “Coal will not recover” • As recently as 10 years ago, coal provided half of America’s electric power needs. Today that number is closer to 30% and falling. Coal is not likely to fade entirely from the scene any time soon, but informed analysts see its share of the US energy mix dropping to less than 20% in the near future. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

World:

¶ Infinity Solar and the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company have signed…

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