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U. first university to launch community solar program

The University of Utah is becoming the first university in the country to sponsor a community solar program, offering discounted rooftop solar panels and installation for students and other university associated residents.

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Related Topix: Utah, University of Utah, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Salt Lake County, UT

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Denver International Airport to bring more solar power online

The system, referred to as Solar IV, will capable of generating up to 2 megawatts of power, or 3 million kilowatt-hours of power a year.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Xcel Energy

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Solar energy lights up Pajaro Valley schools

Pajaro Valley Unified School District Chief Business Officer Brett McFadden, Tom Kelly of KyotoUSA and Bill Kelly of SunPower Corp. turn out to dedicate PVUSD's first solar array at Hall District Elementary in Las Lomas on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Education Etc., Startups, SunPower, Las Lomas, CA

Science Daily

Higher solar-cell efficiency achieved with zinc-oxide coating

Researchers have achieved 14-percent efficiency in a 9-millimeter-square solar cell made of gallium arsenide.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Electrical Engineering, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Fayetteville, AR

Weyburn This Week

Liberal victory in Quebec could spell a Tory victory in Ontario: Hudak

Ontario's Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says he's hopeful that the Liberal victory in Quebec could mean a Tory victory in Ontario.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canada

Greenwich Citizen

Want To Become A Billionaire? Just Solve One Of These 10 Problems

But if you fancied yourself as someone who could be turned into a billionaire, you were arguably cheating - these were things everyone has already figured out.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

R & D

New material coating technology mimics nature's Lotus effect

Ever stop to consider why lotus plant leaves always look clean? The hydrophobic characteristic of the leaf, termed the "Lotus effect," helps the plant survive in muddy swamps, repelling dirt and producing beautiful flowers.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Common Dreams

Solar Warriors vs. the Black Snake of Tar Sands

There are two very different ways of recognizing Earth Day In the Northern Plains and Washington, perhaps illustrating, what Native people call the choice between two paths, one well scorched and worn, the other green.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Oglala, SD, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Liberal Political News

CNN

In U.S., it's hello solar, adios nukes

About 370,000 mirrors in the Mojave Desert reflect sunlight for a "power tower" system that powers 140,000 California homes.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Warren Buffett, Opinion

National Review Online

Bryce: Paul Krugman's Solar Delusions

That's what Paul Krugman claims in his April 18 column in the New York Times , "Salvation Gets Cheap."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Apr 21, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

New 'garden' would allow Marion residents to tap into solar power

The town's Energy Management Committee last week told selectmen that the installation of a solar garden will allow residents who can't have their own solar panels to access solar power.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

SavannahNow

In Savannah's Historic District, solar stays out of sight

Robert Gadd, right, talks with Julian Smith of SolarSmith on the roof of an office building on Drayton Street across from Forsyth Park, below, about the solar energy powering his business, OnPoint Digital Inc. Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - The office building on Drayton Street across from Forsyth Park is powered by solar energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wilmington Island, GA

Electric Energy Online

Sunvalley Solar Awarded 1,122KW New Solar Installation Contract

Sunvalley Solar, Inc. , a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, announced that it has been awarded a new 1,122KW solar system installation contract from Wreden Ranch in Handord, CA.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Baltimore Sun

Domino Sugars sign goes solar

Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long been a landmark of the Baltimore skyline.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Business Journal

New Hawaii program encouraging solar energy installations to kick off with $50M in funding

PV installers for Hawaii Energy Connection are seen in this file photo preparing to install solar PV panels atop a Waialae Iki residence.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

KRQE Albuquerque

Isleta Pueblo 'leading by example' with solar energy

"This new center provides important community services. It also provides an important example and I applaud the Isleta Pueblo for your initiative in using solar energy to power this building," Udall said.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Mashable

Tim Cook Narrates Apple Ad on Saving the Planet

It's extremely rare for an Apple CEO to narrate one of the company's commercials personally.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law

Glendale News-Press

Soaking up the Sun: Solar Faire offers sustainable energy takeaways

Solar ovens. Solar artwork. Solar phone chargers. Out of electricity? No problem.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Glendale, CA

Phoenix New Times

Fort Huachuca to Get Military's Largest Solar-Power Setup

The U.S. Army announced today that Fort Huachuca, in southern Arizona, will get the largest solar installation of any military base.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Arizona

Switched

Carbon Nanotubes Could Help Us Store And Use Solar Energy Even After The Sun Has Set

Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have revealed a novel way to store solar energy in molecules that can be used as fuel to heat homes or used for cooking, reports The Atlantic .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

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