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Created on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, nuclear, safety, costs
June 5 -- In a recent letter to the editor, Charles Campbell rehashes tired talking points and cherry picks data to attack proven renewable energy sources like wind and solar power ("Nuclear is greenest," ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar energy, costs, energy price, silicon
May 29 -- Over the past several years, the solar industry has been trying to recover from a crash in the price of silicon—a key component in the construction of solar panels. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Energy Facts, renewable energy, costs
May 28 -- Clean and renewable energy is already cost competitive with conventional energy resources in many markets. In just the last two years, prices for wind, solar and other technologies have ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Tesla, costs, electric car, consumers
May 28 -- Call it Elon Unchained. With the early repayment last week of Tesla Motors Inc.’s loan from the U.S. Energy Department, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is free to run the electric-car ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 23 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, RPS, costs
May 23 -- Roger Koopman’s recent YourTurn editorial on renewable energy was shockingly wrong. Mr. Koopman is a Public Service Commissioner elected to be an expert on issues related to utility regulations. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar energy, costs, clean energy
May 22 -- The total solar energy hitting Earth each year is equivalent to 12.2 trillion watt-hours. That's over 20,000 times more than the total energy all of humanity consumes each year.  >> ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: EVs, electric cars, battery tech, costs, renewable energy, clean vehicles
April 3 -- One of the big reasons why electric cars have been slow to catch on is that batteries are still hugely expensive — usually around $12,000 to $15,000, or one-third the price of the vehicle — ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 29 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Michigan, renewable energy, energy efficiency, costs
March 29 -- The Michigan Public Service Commission has found that renewable energy costs less than new coal generation. The commission has also reported that for every $1 invested in energy efficiency, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 February 2013 / Slideshow
Tags: Alaska, green energy, beer, solar, wind, fuel costs
February 4 -- The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green, but instead of looking to solar and wind energy, it has turned to a very familiar source: beer.  The Juneau-based beer maker has installed a unique ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Defense, renewable energy, clean energy, wind, solar, oil, biofuels, energy costs
January 29 -- The U.S. Department of Defense is the largest single consumer of energy in the world, gobbling up 3.8 billion kilowatt hours of electricity and 120 million barrels of oil per year. It’s an ... [ +++ ]
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