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Two Large Solar Projects Completed

  Last week, two large solar system installations in different locations were completed. Hopefully more companies will follow suit and get their facilities running on solar energy as well. Let’s take a look at the two recently-completed solar systems. First we have an 800 kW power plant installed by Pacific Power Management for Sierra Aluminum […]

Consumers Feel the Pinch of Clean Energy

Clean energy might be renewable, but it does come with a price. Or at least, it will, while clean energy technology catches up. Consumers find out about this when electric utilities begin investing more on alternative energy sources to meet the required percentage of clean energy in their total generation. That means they need to […]

Earth Day 2009

In an official Earth Day proclamation today, President Obama has stressed that increasing our use of renewable energy is key to America’s prosperity, and has announced plans to lease out federal waters for alternative energy projects such as wind and ocean currents.  To quote: The choice we face is not between saving our environment and […]

Thoughts about NERC Report on Renewable Energy

North American Electric Reliability Corp. stated that the planned expansion of solar and wind power by the Obama administration will definitely challenge the existing power grid. The company is not asking for a slowdown in the employment of renewable energy, but continued by saying that improvement in technology can help them reach the projected goal. […]

NJ Renews Nuclear Contract, Promises More Alternative Production in the Future

Nuclear power will stay as New Jersey’s main power source, with the state renewing its contract with Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. This news came as state officials announced it will be pushing for the use of clean power sources, such as solar and wind. It appears that the Garden State will not be going […]