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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while lowering electric bills.
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4 hrs ago | Inhabitat
The report, which is released each year and assesses U.S. green energy generation and clean energy investment, found that PV solar energy generation increased by a whopping 83 percent.
8 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
The Tennessee Valley Authority is taking steps that could significantly increase TVA's solar energy capacity in 2014 while ensuring TVA's green power programs remain sustainable and cost effective.
10 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee
One-hundred-twenty feet of solar paneling. This makes up the largest, privately-owned solar array in the Upper Peninsula.
14 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
Some Fox Valley communities have turned to solar systems to offset rising electricity costs as the technology becomes more affordable.
18 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
CAMPAIGNERS battling a wind farm north of Winchester have been given fresh hope by big changes in renewable energy subsidies.
19 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet
Onshore wind farms will continue to play "a big role", according to Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, who has denied that reducing Government subsidies was a response to Tory opposition to the controversial turbines.
Right now, some 2,400 solar installations with 43 gigawatts of power are at some stage of the building process.
A campaign comprising more than 280 businesses, farmers, ranchers, local officials, civic and environmental organizations and 11,000 people called on Gov. Hickenlooper and other state leaders to support solar energy.
The Hitachi Ltd. logo is displayed on a model of a wind turbine at the company's Futo factory of Hitachi Works in Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
To all the entrepreneurs out there, here's some quick advice, courtesy of Strata Solar CEO Markus Wilhelm: You "build up organizations through hiring talent, developing and selling a vision, hiring staff behind a developed strategy, staying focused while being open-minded, and being opportunistic."
Beginning in March 2014 in two towns in south Germany, Toshiba will fit solar panels on residential properties owned by Gagfah and feed the power generated directly into homes, supplemented with other energy sources to ensure stable supplies, the sources said.
Utility-scale solar power is poised to become cost competitive with natural gas by 2025, according to a new report by Lux Research .
This artist's illustration shows the Luna Belt solar power ring station on the moon as envisioned by Japan's Shimizu Corporation.
At a time when households all over the UK are under increasing pressure from the higher cost of living including rising energy bills, more than 2,600 tenants of Cross Keys Homes, Peterborough's largest housing association, could benefit from cheaper energy bills as a new deal to install free solar panels on their homes was announced today.
Good point--solar arrays occupy lots of land . That land can't be used for food or habitation.
Fifteen more communities are participating in the second round of a grassroots solar energy program run by the Amherst-based Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the state Department of Energy Resources.