Archive for the ‘Renewable-Featured’ Category


Natural Gas and Renewables Both Critical to Future of Texas Energy

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by

Wind and natural gas are expected to play complementary roles in generating electric power in Texas in the coming two decades. The Lone Star state[...]
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A new material for solar panels could make them cheaper, more efficient

Posted on December 13th, 2013 by

A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring less[...]
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Amazing Feats of Wind Turbine Engineering

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by

Throughout history, there have been examples of how outstanding human ingenuity. From triumphs of historic proportions to others that fell under the radar, examples of[...]

What Drives Water and Energy Improvements?

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by

When I started this article, the answer seemed clear. Shockwaves resounded as I drilled down on this rather complex subject. Judgment is tempered on the[...]
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Raise the Roof: Students Set New Standards for Solar Home

Posted on June 4th, 2013 by

  While most college students will head home for a summer job or a well-earned vacation, dozens of Santa Clara University students are building a[...]
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The Benefits of Distributed Generation: Why Locally Produced Solar Power is Good for Communities

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by

When it comes to solar power generation, there are different viewpoints on which is better: “utility-scale” solar, which produces large amounts of solar energy with[...]
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Leveraging Technology to Advance Wind Power

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by

Market realities, public policy and tax incentives have combined to give a substantial boost to the wind industry. By the end of 2012, new wind[...]