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Renewable energy industry news roundup: Sept. 20–27, 2015

SolarCity is doing some good with their solar PV installments and bringing renewable energy to lower income housing units; China, where 4,400 people die from air pollution each day, has vowed to prioritize clean tech partnerships; and the UK's renewable energy sector is beating out coal for the first time.

Renewable energy industry news roundup: Sept. 20–27, 2015

Analysis on China's move to "green dispatch"

Big news in the global fight for climate conservation – China has recently committed to climate actions such as "green dispatch" – a step in removing priority production of coal.

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Spotlight Solar adds beauty and visibility to solar installations

Who said solar PVs have to be an eyesore? Spotlight Solar designs sculpture-like systems that add aesthetic value to the space and bring attention to the building's sustainability efforts.

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UK renewables beat out coal in record second quarter

The United Kingdom's renewable energy sector hit a new record in 2015's second quarter, generating 25.3 percent of the country's electricity and beating out coal for the first time ever.

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How to become the ‘utility of the future?' Industry experts weigh in

Ronald Litzinger, president of the Edison Energy Group, believes the utility of the future will create a more networked grid with advanced controls that allows two-way power flows.

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New SolarCity service targets low-income housing developments

SolarCity has vowed to finance and install systems on rooftops and carports of affordable housing communities to power common areas and individual housing units

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