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Journalist for nearly a decade with keen interest in local energy policies for cities and national efforts to facilitate a renewable revolution. 

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As we push further along in the United States with the coronavirus, stories like these are important to watch out for. In China, where the virus first began, the fallout of the illness and measures to contain it hurt the production in the country's entire energy industry, except for solar. In fact, solar increased by 12%. 

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Dr. Amal Khashab on Mar 30, 2020

It was an obvious trend since energy demand had decreased, the base generation had to follow it. But, in case of wind and solar do not give their intermittent output due to weather conditions, It is a must to go for conventional units to compensate.

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