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46 min ago | Charleston City Paper
SCE&G has issued a request for proposals to build solar farms in North Charleston and Cayce to generate 300-500 kW and 3-4 mW each, respectively.
1 hr ago | Business Journal
New York state's multiple solar programs are merging to a single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program, which will result in 3,000 megawatts of solar, enough to power 400,000 homes.
2 hrs ago | News and Star
Livos Energy Limited has earmarked an 80-acre site at Westnewton, near Aspatria, to build a new solar energy park housing about 50,000 solar panels.
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Thursday, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced their desire to retire the coal burning plant and construct a natural gas plant with 1,000 megawatt generation capacity nearby.
August 21, 2014 Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as some companies turn to renewable energy to cut costs and lighten their carbon footprint.
With batteries stubbornly refusing to get more efficient, researchers continue to hunt for new ways to power our gadgets.
The Milwaukee Shines solar program started in 2008, helping homes and local landmarks like Discovery World and Milwaukee School of Engineering add solar power to its buildings.
Solar-thermal power plants in the U.S. are less likely to kill birds than cars, cats or mobile-phone towers, despite reports that say the facilities pose a significant threat to avian life.
Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.
Thanks to a $1.6 billion green energy loan from the feds, pilots are being blinded by glare as they fly over the Mojave Desert.
Researchers at Michigan State University developed a new type of solar panel that is almost completely transparent.
A human resources manager who worked at SunEdison Inc. for nearly 11 years alleges in a lawsuit filed last month that the company passed her over for promotions and demoted her because of her sex and age.
Chief executive Michael Fraser said the company would cut prices by between eight and nine per cent on average and by more than 12 per cent for Victorian customers of its Powerdirect subsidiary as it passes on savings from the removal of the tax.
RGS Energy, a solar power installation company, said Tuesday that it's appointed Dennis Lacey as its new CEO, succeeding Kam Mofid, who the company said has "departed to pursue other interests."
Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other clean power sources.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 09:46 am
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