Solar cells sit in the sun at the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm in Desert Center, Calif. The people who run California's electric grid expect the solar power output to be cut roughly in half during the eclipse.
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Theobold Kawa, a 55-year-old pastor, stands outside of AEPL Makedonia church in Goma. He bought his suit in Uganda. "I'm dressing up like this because of the Glory of God," he says. "A servant of God shouldn't look dirty."
Teachers gathered at Choctaw High School for a workshop by the Oklahoma Energy Resource Board, where they were taught pro-energy science lessons to bring back to their students.
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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at the unveiling of the Model 3 in Hawthorne, Calif., on March 31, 2016. The first Model 3 is due to roll off the assembly line Friday.
France's environment minister, Nicolas Hulot, photographed on Wednesday, announced an ambitious plan on Thursday to ban the sale of all diesel and gas vehicles in France by 2040.
In 2015 Aspen, Colo., reached 100 percent renewable energy powering of its electric utility. "Getting the last 25 percent was a huge challenge for us," says Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron.
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Diana McLean says coal would be good for the North Cheyenne Tribe. "We've been in the same situation for the last 50 years. And it hasn't changed. It hasn't improved."
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Jayme Orrack oversees Xcel Energy's new wind farm in Courtenay, N.D. The wind farm started generating electricity late last year with 100 turbines that collectively generate 200 megawatts of electricity.
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