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The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill earlier this week that may add extra charges to utility customers who want to install rooftop solar panels or small wind turbines.
Jessica Bailey of Norwalk has been named one of 10 "Champions for Change" by President Obama for her work to promote solar energy as director of Connecticut's "Green Bank."
The theory: The Senate majority leader masterminded the takeover of Bundy's cattle in Gold Butte to clear land for a solar facility that Chinese company ENN hoped to build in Southern Nevada.
Local environmental groups are calling for Charlotte to improve their solar energy policies because Charlotte is the only city in the state that exceeds federal pollution standards.
Kazakh Oil and Gas Ministry and French company Total signed a memorandum of understanding to develop cooperation in solar energy area, the ministry's press service said on April 17. The memorandum was signed by the representatives of the Oil and Gas Ministry, Total and SunPower .
The solar industry now employs 143,000 Americans like these veterans who are part of Grid Alternatives that puts solar panels on low-income people's homes.
MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a switchable material that can absorb the sun's heat and store that energy in chemical form, ready to be released again "on demand."
Here's another reason to be nice to the neighbors: They might just give you a no-money-down, low-cost loan to put solar panels on your roof, and once you pay off that debt you'll get essentially free electricity as long as you own your home.
Caption from original: "Rate of temperature change today and in the PETM . Temperature rose steadily in the PETM due to the slow release of greenhouse gas .
With spring in full swing in Atlanta, I expect many National Planning Conference attendees will have sunshine on their minds.
It is amazing that something that seems as up-beat as "free" electricity from the sun can have such a dark side.
The man behind a renewable energy company on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will be one of ten White House honorees this week.
Using the sun as a power source isn't a new concept. But for some Georgia farmers, implementing solar power to deliver water to remote locations is making a huge difference.
For the past few months, SolarCity has been warning that utilities must adapt to growing demand for renewable storage, or risk getting left behind.
State Sen. John Cleveland, D-Auburn, gestures Wednesday as he asks his colleagues to overturn a veto of a bill by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.
Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or used for cooking.
The best part: The molecules can store the heat forever and be endlessly re-used while emitting absolutely no greenhouse gases.