Lets face it: taxes are confusing. When that certain time of year rolls around, feelings of apprehension and dread have a tendency to appear. Perplexing language, strange looking forms and a constantly changing tax code can leave one utterly bewildered. If you received a tax credit last year for installing some energy efficient windows or a […]
In response to the US investigation of the supposed dumping by Chinese solar panel manufacturers, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced that it would also start an investigation on US subsidies and policies regarding the renewable energy industry.
Google added another green badge on its sleeve with its announcement of a new $75 million investment that would help homeowners install solar power systems. This is the search giant’s second investment into residential solar installations.
Solyndra’s problem has resonated across the solar power industry. Its filing of bankruptcy was followed by a FBI raid of its office.
During the opening of the fourth annual clean energy conference, Senator Harry Reid unveiled the plan for the first ever hybrid geothermal and solar plant. This would combine two of the most popular renewable energy sources in Nevada in a single power plant.
Last October, Energy Secretary Steven Chu promised that the White House would install solar panels and a solar hot water heater before the start of the summer season.
Developers of the Blythe Solar Power Project in California switched from solar thermal technology to photovoltaic solar panels. This is one of the similar changes made by large-scale solar power plants.
Solar power is looking to be the smart choice when it comes to electric power sources. The cost of solar power is decreasing while every other energy resources are increasing.
Solar power projects are going to rise in Georgia and Alabama. Georgia Power just got the approval from state regulators while Alabama Power is presently doing a research project regarding solar power.
Last October, the Obama administration announced that it plans to install solar panels on the roof of the White House. This would be the 30 years after the solar panels installed during Jimmy Carter’s rule were taken down. The target date for the installation is in spring.