This week in renewable energy: 11/1/13

Every Friday, Community Renewable Energy shares important clean energy developments– and some that are just plain cool.

Here’s what we were reading this week.

  • Courtesy of DOE NREL, credit, Robb Williamson

    Courtesy of DOE NREL, credit, Robb Williamson

    Solar power technology continues to improve lives across the world-Forbes tells us about Nokero which aims to eliminate need for expensive, dirty kerosene.

  • Israel bolsters its reputation as a leader in solar power. This week, we read about their plans to build the fifth largest solar power plant ever. (Mashable)
  • Not to be outdone, Chile is making sure it’s leading the renewable energy revolution. (Bloomberg)
  • Scotland has an impressive renewable record– they now derive 40% of their electricity from renewable resources!
  • Every week, we hear about a new community-owned solar projects. This week, we celebrate Harvard, Massachusetts new community solar endeavor.
  • Google continues to back solar power, announcing over $100 million in renewable investments.  (SF Gate)

What do you think was the most important renewable energy story this week? Share your insights and thoughts below or by email.

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