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Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System

(via Gizmodo)

An array of mirrors at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. (Image: AP)

Last year, renewable energy accounted for more than half of all new forms of power generation produced worldwide. It’s an unprecedented milestone for our civilization—one that points to a bright future for solar and wind power.

A new report put out by the International Energy Agency shows that renewable electricity capacity growth reached an all-time high in 2015, hitting the 153 gigawatt (GW) mark. That’s a 15 percent increase from 2014. To put this figure into perspective, the total in renewables growth is equivalent to… Continue reading