Posts Tagged ‘solar power’


Butte College Goes ‘Grid Positive’

Posted on June 30th, 2011 by

Butte College becomes first U.S. college to produce more electricity than it consumes, the Department of Energy provide $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to 3 solar projects, and what residual effects has the Fukushima nuclear disaster has on the U.S. appetite for the growth of nuclear power.
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Spain To Add 50MW Solar Thermal Power Plant To Its Grid

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

MAGE SOLAR USA receives its UL certification, Spain to add 50MW of solar thermal power to its grid, details about new DOE loan guarantees

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel Powers First Trip From N. America To Europe

Posted on June 20th, 2011 by

Google & SolarCity establish $280 solar project fund, D.O.D. develops first ever energy plan, Honeywell successful in powering TransAtlantic Flight with Green Jet Fuel.
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FPL Pilot Program Offers New Solar Energy Rebates

Posted on June 1st, 2011 by

FPL announces a new pilot program that offers new solar energy rebates, experience from Green Lighthouse shows that users play an important role in the sustainability ratings of a building and Georgia Power supporting electric vehicle development in the south,
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U.S. Launches 1st Federal Electric Vehicle Pilot

Posted on May 31st, 2011 by

The Solar Impulse successfully lands in Brussels, the U.S. launches its first Federal Electric Vehicle pilot, and New York become the home to the first fuel cell that has powered a residential building.
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Arizona State University #1 For Solar Panels Used By A University

Posted on May 27th, 2011 by

Arizona State University becomes #1 In solar power production for a University, details about the DOE's new America's Home Energy Education Challenge.
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Solar Power Industry Efficiency Opportunities

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by

Dr. Charles Gay Ph.D., President of Applied Solar, discusses how his company is looking at ways to increase solar power production. This is the second[...]

Obama’s Weekly Address Calls For More Domestic Oil Production

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by

Obama's weekly address calls for more domestic oil production, new study shows how gas prices will affect summer travel and New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce partners with SunPower to offer rebates on residential and commercial solar systems

Sweden’s Wind Power Capacity Set To Increase

Posted on May 13th, 2011 by

Sweden's Wind Power Capacity Set To Increase, the U.S.'s first net-zero energy bank opens in Florida and details about how a city in Ohio is becoming more energy efficient.

Duke Energy & ENN Group EcoPartnership Agreement Materializes

Posted on May 11th, 2011 by

Statoil announces a new discovery in the North Sea, an EcoPartnership is established between Duke Energy & the Chinese-based ENN Group, DOE awards a $90.6M conditional loan guarantee to increase Colorado's solar capacity.
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Solar Power Industry Growth Opportunities

Posted on May 9th, 2011 by

Dr. Charles Gay Ph.D., President of Applied Solar, discusses the impact of the new 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard that was just passed into California law.[...]
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Obama Creates Team to Investigate Oil Companies

Posted on April 25th, 2011 by

President Obama announced at a town-hall meeting his plan to investigate corruption in the oil industry, researchers at WFU found a new device that collects heat and light from the sun, and the Indiana House passed clean energy bill.