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The Muskegon Chronicle reports that Energy Partners founder Jim Wolter and partner Ed Brandel believe that the device developed at the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center could be a game changer.
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Community energy projects are the right way to keep the lights on, the head of a solar co-operative in Wedmore, Somerset, has told the BBC.
The American Legislative Exchange Council's war on green protections is poised to expand over the next year, taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, state regulations, and even solar panels installed in individual homes.
Cities across the land are looking for new ways to make money to continue providing services while minimizing tax increases, and Parksville is looking to get creative.
Bulgaria's parliament voted on Thursday to impose a 20 percent charge on income from wind and solar power installations next year as the Socialist-led government struggles to keep down electricity bills and reduce deficits related to clean energy.
When coupled with battery storage, renewable sources of energy can help smooth out spikes in electrical demand and brief power interruptions This steel shed at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia contains a 250-kW inverter and 125 kWh of battery storage.
The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while lowering electric bills.
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.
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.
One-hundred-twenty feet of solar paneling. This makes up the largest, privately-owned solar array in the Upper Peninsula.
Some Fox Valley communities have turned to solar systems to offset rising electricity costs as the technology becomes more affordable.
CAMPAIGNERS battling a wind farm north of Winchester have been given fresh hope by big changes in renewable energy subsidies.
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.