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The US has added more solar power than any other type of electricity in 2018 so far — more evidence of an energy revolution

According to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the US solar market added 2.5 gigawatts of new capacity so far in 2018, up 13% from the first quarter of 2017.
Illuminated portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il amid the night skyline of Pyongyang.

North Korea is so short on money it’s selling its much-needed electricity to China

North Korea will reportedly earn between $60,000 to $100,000 a month from selling some hydroelectric power to China.

In a reversal, FEMA says it is not ‘shutting off’ hurricane aid to Puerto Rico — see how devastated the US territory still looks on ...

Power is out for nearly half a million Puerto Ricans. FEMA said on Tuesday it was ending aid to the US territory, but on Wednesday it said a date wasn't set.
Go Ultra Low Kia Soul EV on charge on a London street. Ultra-low emission vehicles such as this can cost as little as 2p per mile to run and some electric cars and vans have a range of up to 700 miles.

MORGAN STANLEY: Bitcoin could use more energy than Argentina this year

Mining will still use way less energy than utilities — for now
Bitcoin mining computers are pictured in Bitmain's mining farm near Keflavik, Iceland, June 4, 2016. Picture taken June 4, 2016.

The electricity used to mine bitcoin this year is bigger than the annual usage of 159 countries

Ireland and most African countries use less electricity annually than the amount used to process bitcoin transactions so far this year.

The average American’s annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we collected data on what the average American uses, wastes, and emits each year.

4 out of 5 Puerto Ricans are still without power — but darkness is far from the island’s biggest problem

Puerto Rico is struggling to keep its vulnerable populations alive as hospitals deal with the lack of power and supplies of medications run low.

FEMA replaced statistics on the number of Puerto Ricans without water and electricity from its website after reports of the data’s removal

The Federal Emergency Management Agency took down — and later restored — data showing the numbers of Puerto Ricans without water and electricity.