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The price of a stabilized green power grid is very steep, one could say it is like a 'hockey stick' Coal and gas electricity companies are being paid up to 400x times the wholesale price of power, in return for helping to stabilize the German electricity grid.
The old saying says good things come in small packages. Google and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers seem to agree having launched the Little Box Challenge, an open competition with a US$1 million first prize to find innovative electronic designs to shrink power inverters down from their current bigger-than-a-bread-box size to ... (more)
The 20-megawatt solar array to be built by Silicon Ranch Corporation near Hazlehurst will resemble this 30-MW array near Social Circles.
The town's municipal building and the highway and sanitation departments are now receiving the solar power, but taxpayers will soon see reduced costs.
President Obama, and his administration, has enacted so many foolish and cost-increasing energy policies, it is easy to think that they are his purview alone.
The term 'high performance home' may conjure images of high-tech computerized houses, but high performance homes aren't futuristic at all.
Researchers at MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a simple, graphite and carbon-based sponge that soaks up water and heats it using the sun's rays.
An array of solar modules on an eco-friendly apartment building at the Brentwood Family Housing Society in Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood.
Mexico's ruling class is deeply complicit in the current border crisis-as is our own.
In the wake of an increasing challenge from customers that use solar panels, We Energies of Milwaukee and Madison Gas and Electric in Madison are calling for changes in rates that they say would create a fair rate system, but opponents say are designed to stifle the competition the utilities face from solar power.
That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to bringing to fruition two of the governor's main goals: Bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa by 2016 and increasing family income by 25 percent.
The Solarize Syracuse campaign says they are working to get people in the city of Syracuse and the towns of Dewitt and Manlius interested in solar energy for residential and commercial locations.
What's the size of a clunky ice cooler and essential to that off-grid lifestyle you've always dreamed of? If you guessed a solar power inverter, then you may be just the techie Google is hoping to hear from.
China's Commerce Ministry castigated the United States on Monday for setting new import duties on Chinese solar products, saying Washington's actions risked damaging the industry in both countries.
What's happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.
Angled to the southeast, Stan Holmes' home above the state Capitol has a great view of City Creek Canyon but a less optimal position for solar panels - they generate most of their electricity in the morning, not during afternoon surges in demand.
The Mill Valley City Council will consider a city plan to install solar panels in the parking lots and on the rooftops of the community center, wastewater treatment plant and corporation yard.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 02:58 am
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