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Pacific Gas and Electric will shutter its two Diablo Canyon nuclear units in 2024 and 2025, respectively, when their current

July 12, 2016

On Sunday, May 8, renewable energy supplied 87 percent of Germany’s electricity. Around 1 pm on that day, the country’s

June 23, 2016
September 3, 2014

The Story of Electricity

WASHINGTON – The Institute for Energy Research officially launches today an innovative new project—The Story of Electricity—that will provide policymakers,

September 3, 2014
January 14, 2014

Net Metering 101

As solar panels have dropped in price, thousands of people have installed solar panels on their homes and businesses. One

January 14, 2014

The cost of generating electricity includes the capital cost, the financing charges, and the production or operating costs (including fuel

August 22, 2012

California has long been a leader in promoting wind and other renewables to power the electricity grid. Recently, California has

August 13, 2012
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