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Tuesday, 16 April 2013 13:51

Wind Makes A Powerful Investment

April 16 -- In 2008, Ohio committed to generating more than 12 percent of its electricity from renewable sources. At the same time, the state set a goal of improving energy efficiency by 22 percent by 2025. Energy efficiency keeps Ohio industries competitive, which is why Gov. John Kasich expanded efficiency programs further last year. >>View Article

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 14:47

NREL Initiative Aims For Lower-Cost Solar

April 10 -- NREL has launched an initiative to build an open-source database from solar facilities across the country, giving the private market tools to develop investment vehicles to tap low-cost public capital. >>View Article

April 3 -- Solar will save $3.5 million over the next 25 years for Dublin High School in Dublin, Georgia; $5.3 million over the next 20 years for Barstow school district in Barstow, California; alongside substantial savings at other schools across the U.S. >>View Article

April 3 -- Southern California Edison’s recent decision to cancel a 10-megawatt solar project at College of the Desert’s west valley campus is part of the utility’s ongoing efforts to backpedal on a state-mandated program to develop its own small-scale, community-based solar plants. >>View Article

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 15:13

This Company Is Kickstarter for Solar Power

March 27 -- Oakland-based Mosaic figured out that pricy solar panels are much more affordable when the crowd chips in. >>View Article

March 22 -- Apple Inc now runs its largest U.S. data center entirely on renewable energy, with a majority of the power generated on-site from solar panels and fuel cells, the company's chief financial officer, Peter Oppenheimer, said on Thursday. >>View Article

March 20 -- The more than 20,300 solar projects installed statewide with the help of subsidy credits include residences, businesses and government facilities, along with landfills and brownfields, according to a BPU news release detailing the milestone. >>View Article

May 14 -- Los Angeles’s power utility, which serves about 1.5 million customers, will seek bids from developers for 250 megawatts of solar power to comply with a California requirement to get 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by the end of 2016. The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power plans to issue a request for proposals in June, Anh Wood, who manages three of the utility’s solar development programs, said today by telephone. Its board may approve contracts in the first quarter of 2014, she said. >>View Article

March 5 -- Is there such a thing as too much solar power? Are too many individuals and businesses putting solar panels on their roofs? Is it time to call a halt to the burgeoning solar energy industry, shut down all those profitable solar companies and find more ways of generating electricity from coal and other nonrenewable forms of energy? That's backward thinking. But that's the future that the Arizona Corporation Commission envisions as it proposes to take a giant step into the past and discourage Arizonans from installing solar panels. >>View Article

February 20 -- Automakers have long resorted to incentives like zero-percent financing, rewards points and rebates to inspire customer loyalty. Now Honda is offering a different deal: inexpensive home solar power systems for customers. >>View Article

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