The Department of Energy will be funding high efficiency, low cost solar energy projects through its new SunShot initiative funding.
Hawaiian Electric announced that it teamed up with Electric Power Research Institution to collect and analyze information from a charging station that has photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of a carport.
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.
According to a study made by researchers from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, solar panels have more advantages than just generating clean energy to the household.
Representative Dennis Cardona of California reintroduced his Solar Opportunity and Local Access Rights or SOLAR Act in Congress recently. This bill would protect the rights of the homeowners to create their own electricity via solar power.
It’s true: it is hard to live off the grid, no matter how tempting and eco-friendly it is. Enter carbon offsets – voluntary payments of a particular sum per tonne of carbon you emit. It’s like donating to a charity for Mother Nature.
Churches, mosques and synagogues in England could stand to add up to $29 million GBP (or $50 million USD) to their coffers by simply switching to solar panels.
Implementing solar power doesn’t have to be difficult! If the thought of converting to renewable energy conjures up images of your house looking like a construction site and money flying out of your wallet, prepare for your reality check.
Green Mountain Energy, a Texas company providing electricity from green energy sources, offers customers who produce renewable energy from home systems a special buy-back program.
Solar energy has made its debut at Harvard University, with CarbonFree Technology, Integrys Energy Services and SunPower Corporation installing a 500-kilowatt solar array on the roof of an historic brownstone.