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Mines and Energy Committee Chairman in Parliament, Kwabena Donkor has described as wrong, the government's approach to cut down thousands of trees to install solar panels in the Western region.
In April, David Burke had his first solar panels installed at his house, but with the new power source, he's noticed the change quickly.
In March of this year, Sharp closed its Memphis-based solar panel factory in favor of focusing on its domestic Japanese market.
Rising energy costs and other financial incentives are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a long-term alternative energy source.
A community-funded project involving water heaters will pay the $55,000 cost of a 60-panel solar energy system installed on the roof of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.
Solar power also comes at a price, and in the case of California's BrightSource Energy plant, the cost may be the lives of 28,000 wild creatures.
Telecom giant Verizon is boosting its solar capacity, building out 10.2 megawatts generated by over 44,000 solar panels manufactured by SunPower.
The solar power industry must overcome difficult technological challenges if it is to be a viable alternative to more conventionally produced electricity.
Work will start next month on a 2.2m project to expand the visitor facilities at Mottisfont Abbey near Romsey as more and more people visit the site.
Blackstone Group LP-backed solar-energy provider Vivint Solar Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering of common stock.
Celebrating the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, Undersecretary for Energy Mark Sylvia Commissioner) and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner David Cash toured six solar investments across the Commonwealth from sun up to sun down.
The Hawaiian Electric Cos. are expected to issue several major decisions this week regarding the future of Hawaii's energy industry, including the controversial interconnection process for rooftop solar photovoltaic systems.
With rising electricity costs amid a national energy crisis the eThekwini municipality is embarking on a R10 million solar panel project that aims to use the sun's energy to power several municipal buildings, including the Moses Mabhida Stadium, the metro police headquarters and uShaka Marine World.
Solar power station in Samarkand region of Uzbekistan will be commissioned at the end of 2016.
Grid-tied solar power is really designed for the American dream: It works best at low suburban densities on top of nice big bungalows, preferably with no trees around to block the sun.
The Springfield City Council unanimously approved a tax agreement with Joe Kennedy's Citizens Energy Company on Monday night to generate solar energy for thousands of low income families.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:25 am
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