Chile Generates Such Excessive Solar Power That It Just Gives the Extra Away

It sounds like a treat, but is it bad news for the energy industry. Chile has so much solar energy that the price of solar frequently drops to zero, which is great news for consumers but frustrating for energy companies and investors. Under President Michelle Bachelet, Chile has been aggressively expanding its solar energy generation, […]

It’s So Windy in Britain That the Price of Electricity Went Negative/Down

The U.K. is producing so much excess power from wind turbines the electricity price went down for the longest period in the country’s memory. One of the biggest concerns with renewable energy is what to do when the wind stops blowing or the sun stops shining. But sometimes you can have the opposite problem, like […]