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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The Republican Party's biggest sugar daddies, the Koch brothers, are a mixed bag for the GOP: They bring money but lots of baggage.
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6 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Standing in a parking lot at TMCCs Dandini campus on a cloudy, breezy Thursday, the college's project manager Teresa Golden wishes for a different kind of weather: "Oh, sunny is always good, especially with solar panels!" Just in time for the longer days with more sunshine, more places in Reno are now getting their energy from the sun.
10 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Solar power has been growing like crazy. Last year the solar industry installed a record amount of solar capacity.
14 hrs ago | Scientific American
Since 2010, EIA said, U.S. solar capacity increased 418 percent from 2,326 megawatts, accounting for 0.2 percent of total U.S. electric generation, to today's 12,057 MW, or 1.13 percent of U.S. generation.
Sopogy Inc., one of Hawaii's oldest solar energy companies, which recently shut down its operations , is in the middle of an insolvency proceeding with its assets currently being liquidated, the Los Angeles attorney for the Honolulu-based company told PBN.
The announcement late Wednesday is the latest in a series of policy changes aimed at carrying out the ruling Communist Party's pledge in November to give entrepreneurs and foreign investors a bigger role in the state-dominated economy.
Solar energy technology manufacturer SunEdison closed on financing for two solar power plants to be built in Ontario , Canada.
There's no shortage of dodgy solar panels firms and some people might even suggest that the industry is getting the sort of reputation that once applied to double-glazing.
The sun rises over Fort Chipewyan, Alberta. Community members there say it's been an uphill battle to get funding to solar power in the community downstream from the oilsands.
Six of the 13 cafe-style tables installed at UC Riverside that use solar power for recharging laptops and phones.
This sun-fueled source is one of the fastest growing types of renewable energy in the country.
Solar Frontier, one of the largest and fastest growing global solar companies, could open their next manufacturing plant in Buffalo, a move that would create 250 new jobs.
Google Inc. and SunPower Corp. are planning to invest up to $250 million to lease solar panels to homeowners, the companies said on Wednesday.
China will allow private investment in 80 projects spanning the energy, information and infrastructure sectors as part of reforms to increase privatization, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.
Google Inc. and SunPower Corp. announced a new program that will provide financing to support about $250 million of residential rooftop solar power lease projects.
First Solar expects solar electricity generation costs to fall from 63 cents a watt to 35 cents a watt from now through 2017! 4. Even poor countries of the global South like Pakistan are finding it affordable now to create enormous solar parks .
The system, referred to as Solar IV, will capable of generating up to 2 megawatts of power, or 3 million kilowatt-hours of power a year.