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25 min ago | The Miami Herald
Supporters of rooftop-generated solar energy say an Xcel Energy proposal would devalue the amount of credit the company awards users for putting power on the grid.
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4 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire
They are proposed for a field to the south of Court Hill on the western side of Potterne on land which is part of the estate owned and run by Mr Hunt-Grubbe, of Eastwell Manor.
8 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen comments on an Associated Press article about ethanol and the environment While the weather outside might be frightful, it won't be too much longer until thoughts will be turning to getting out in the great outdoors, and a company called Roadtrek has ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Fayetteville Free Weekly
People Making Ripples: Jerry Landrum, Chair of the Eureka Springs Climate Action Progress Committee, and Gary John Carrigan Milczarek are dedicated to making solar accessible and available.
Over at NRDC Switchboard, Pierre Bull makes the case for solar thermal hot water heating.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Region yesterday announced eight winners of its 2013 Environmental Champion awards.The annual awards are given to groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to protect the environment in their communities.
PG&E, a Northern California utility company, is already experimenting with using big batteries to store wind-generated electricity at its Vaca-Dixon Substation.
A new solar array built for a Baltimore County retirement community is among the metro area's largest, the installation firm said Tuesday.
West Point is now seeking public comments on its 346-page draft plan, 'United States Army Garrison West Point Net Zero Energy Initiative.'
Think solar energy and the mind immediately latches on to photovoltaic cells sprawled across roofs or fields of PV units in their thousands all diligently collecting sunbeams.
Solar power, only a minuscule part of the energy mix in the United States, is getting a boost from cheap panels, growing acceptance by large companies and chances for homeowners to rent solar systems.
Living in the Sunshine State for some is a blessing but, for too many it is also a curse.
The first private spacecraft to land on Mars will carry experiments designed by students and school pupils, the firm behind the project has said.
State regulators have granted Xcel Energy Inc.'s request to boost the amount of wind and solar power on its Colorado system by 25 percent, or 620 megawatts.
Efforts by the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority to alleviate poverty in the northern sector of the country have received huge boost as the authority entered into an agreement with DCH Solargiga, a manufacturer of silicon ingot for solar cells, which is based in Germany.
While Elon Musk is CEO of space launch firm SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla Motors, he is also chairman of solar power provider SolarCity.
The third quarter of 2013 was another big one for the U.S. solar industry. 930 megawatts of solar photovoltaics were installed across the country - the second largest quarter in the industry's history - and it was the largest quarter ever for residential PV installations.