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Friday, 23 August 2013 15:21

A Bright Future for Renewable Energy

August 23 -- After several decades in laboratories and niche applications, clean energy technologies are primed for accelerated and widespread expansion in the global power sector. In the United States and around the world, solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources will represent a significant share of the new generating capacity deployed in the coming years and decades. >>View Article

August 7 -- Silicon wafer maker SunEdison Inc said it expects a recovery in solar power installations during the current quarter to reverse a slump in sales that contributed to a bigger-than-expected loss in the three months ended June. >>View Article

August 23 -- At this moment, the U.S. can reinvent how we produce, store, transport, and consume electricity. With an abundance of domestic energy, our country is on its way to becoming “energy independent” by the end of the decade. But powering our homes and businesses with natural gas or other fossil fuels does not mean a reliable, clean, and affordable flow of electricity will follow. >>View Article

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 14:57

Solar Power Gains Ground In Iowa

July 31 -- Solar power is gaining ground around the world at "record pace," and a growing number of Iowans are also looking to convert their homes and businesses to the alternative energy, according to Bill Haman, industrial program manager for the Iowa Energy Center. >>View Article

July 2 -- Apple is building a new data center in Nevada that will be powered by a large, new solar array, in one of the largest renewable energy investments by the company so far. >>View Article

June 27 -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers have concluded that Ohio, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania are the best U.S. sites for solar and wind power plants in terms of their ability to provide health benefits to people in the area. Wind and solar achieve greater health and climate benefits in these regions than in traditional solar powerhouses in the Southwest and California because, in those locations, they replace electricity generated by coal plants, the researchers report. >>View Article

June 27 -- Renewable energy may supply more electricity than nuclear reactors or natural gas by 2016, spurred by declining costs and growing demand in emerging markets, the International Energy Agency said. >>View Article

June 21 -- Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HE), owner of the state’s largest utility, has asked regulators to waive competitive bidding rules and allow it to negotiate directly with the owners of five renewable-energy projects. >>View Article

Friday, 07 June 2013 15:04

Ikea Charlotte plugs in solar system

June 7 -- Ikea Charlotte has completed installation and "plugged in" the 1.1-megawatt solar-energy system atop its store in the University area, according to a news release from the Swedish home-furnishings retailer. >>View Article

June 7 -- The fight to bring cheaper, clean energy to Georgia is uniting some unlikely allies. Renewable energy advocates and leaders of the Atlanta Tea Party are taking on utility giant Southern Co., and its subsidiary Georgia Power, over resisting the call to expand its development of solar energy. >>View Article

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