Archive for the ‘Solar’ Category

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U.K. Looking To Increase Solar Eight-Fold by 2020

Posted on October 9th, 2013 by

U.K. Looking To Increase Solar Eight-Fold by 2020 Energy Minister Greg Barker said the U.K. can multiply its solar power capacity eight-fold by 2020 in[...]
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Mexico Lures Solar Investments as Panel Prices Drops

Posted on October 7th, 2013 by

Mexico Lures Solar Investments as Panel Prices Drops Mexico, a top 10 oil producer, is finding that its abundant sunshine also appeals to investors as[...]
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Black & Veatch Teams up with Brightergy to Develop Multi-Million Solar Rooftop Systems

Posted on October 6th, 2013 by

Black & Veatch Teams up with Brightergy to Develop Multi-Million Solar Rooftop Systems Black & Veatch formed a strategic alliance with Brightergy to develop $100[...]
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First Solar Takes Over Moapa Project

Posted on October 2nd, 2013 by

  First Solar Takes Over Moapa Project First Solar has added the 250-MW Moapa project- originally being developed in Nevada by K Road- to its[...]
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California Solar Initiative for PV Succeeds: What’s Next?

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

California Solar Initiative (CSI), the groundbreaking solar incentive program for consumers that began in 2007, is coming to a successful conclusion. Most of its nearly[...]
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The Unexpected Upside in the Solar v. Utilities Debate

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by

Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric power utilities, recently published a startling report calling out distributed energy resources as disruptive technologies[...]
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SunRun Gets $630 Million in New Investments

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 by

In the last couple of years, the popularity solar leasing and power purchase agreements (PPAs), has grown tremendously. SunRun was the first solar service provider[...]
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Cost-Effective Hydrogen with Solar Power?

Posted on June 10th, 2013 by

Researchers have for many years trying to figure out how to create hydrogen for fuel. This simple atom can be created by splitting water (H2O)[...]
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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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Texas Misses Opportunity to Boost Solar Power Adoption

Posted on May 29th, 2013 by

Texas leads the country and much of the world in wind power.  But solar power is a different story.  In this area of renewable energy,[...]
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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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China May Trim Subsidy for Large Solar Projects

Posted on March 20th, 2013 by

China May Trim Subsidy for Large Solar Projects China, poised to become the biggest solar market this year, may restructure its subsidies to favor smaller[...]
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Nautilus Solar Completes 1.36 MW Project for the Lindenwold Board of Education

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by

Nautilus Solar Completes 1.36 MW Project for the Lindenwold Board of Education Nautilus Solar Energy, a leading independent solar power producer, has announced the completion[...]
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Research Facility Spurs New High Performance Buildings

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by

Research Facility Spurs New High Performance Buildings Energy savings is precisely what the Research Support Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable[...]
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2012: Solar Revolution in the United States?

Posted on December 26th, 2012 by

Sometimes the biggest stories go unreported. Of all the news that didn’t make headlines this year, the dramatic increase in U.S. solar installations ranks near[...]
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Orlando City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on December 10th, 2012 by

Orlando is known world-wide as the number one tourist destination, hosting more than 50 million visitors a year, but while visitors primarily come to enjoy[...]