Posts Tagged ‘solar energy’

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Abengoa Solar’s Solana Project Finalizes Funding

Posted on December 22nd, 2010 by

Abengoa Solar company has finally finalized the funding for their large-scale solar project, Solana. Also, Honda plans to test public EV charging stations to improve the infrastructure for electric vehicles.
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One Family’s Success with Solar Panels

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by

The Koziel's household has all the modern-day luxuries imaginable- beachfront location, hot tub, and of course high-tech electronics. All these amenities proved expensive when it came time to pay the electricity bill. See how the installation of solar panels eased their burden.
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Proposed Tax Credit Could Extend Benefits for Clean Energy

Posted on December 14th, 2010 by

The Senate has proposed a tax credit that could lead to greater development in solar and wind projects. Increased investments in the industries can create more green jobs and keep the industry growing. Also, California takes steps to ensure a clear path for plug-ins and China designs world's largest single-building PV system for its transportation hub.
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The Vatican City Named Greenest Nation

Posted on December 10th, 2010 by

Vatican City is named the world's most energy efficient states due to its new installation of solar panels that enables it to create the most solar energy per capita. Also, the DOE awards U.S. manufacturers with energy efficiency certificate.
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Cow Dung To Power Thousands Of Chinese Homes

Posted on December 2nd, 2010 by

California is even closer to reaching its goal of 33% renewable power while another Michigan biomass plant gets canceled. On the other hand, biomass is gaining popularity in China.
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Solar Maps Boost Solar Installations

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by

Solar maps are being installed for large cities across the nation. Also, the Nissan LEAF was awarded the 2011 European Car of the Year. Meanwhile, Secretary Chu encourages Americans to invest in cleaner energy and not take second place to other countries' energy programs.
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New Research for Harvesting Car Exhaust

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by

Scientists are studying ways to harvest car exhaust and turn it into electricity to reduce fuel consumption. Also, Japanese researchers are developing a plan to use desert sand from the Sahara to enhance solar energy harvesting.
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Second Solar Farm Approved for Public Lands In Nevada

Posted on November 18th, 2010 by

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, approved yet another solar project for public lands in the state of Nevada. Also, nations and researchers are skeptical about meeting 20% energy reduction targets by Cancun summit.
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Gulf Oil Spill Officially Ends & X-Prize Automotive Winners Announced

Posted on September 20th, 2010 by

The worst oil spill in the history of the US finally comes to a close, well kind of, Connecticut to subsidize solar photovoltaic concepts, and[...]
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Solar Power Assesment Of Georgia, More Renewables Needed

Posted on May 19th, 2010 by

Renewable energy can come from wind, water, light, or nuclear reactions typically. Solar panels use radiation from the sun to produce energy much the way[...]