After all the bad news regarding solar companies in recent times, here’s something good this time. Chevron unveiled its solar power system in an oil field in California.
Republican Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said that the government made a bad decision in giving loans to solar panel manufacturers and predicted that the solar panel industry could collapse in the near future.
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.
The aftermath of the environmental catastrophe that was the BP oil spill has finally opened many Americans’ eyes to their oil dependency and what it has done to the surrounding ecosystem and wildlife.
The city of Sunset Valley, Texas, has several rebate programs that can help local homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Santa Barbara County commissioners urged Edison Mission Energy to proceed with its planned 45-megawatt commercial solar project installing ground-mounted solar modules on agricultural land in Cuyama.
The City of Lompoc (CA) is offering a rebate program on photovoltaic systems to encourage customers to install such systems in their homes or businesses.
There are many applications for solar power, from your humble calculator, to chargers for cell phones and iPods, to automobiles using panels to top up batteries. Solar panels can even be found on road side signs where it can be impractical to run an electrical cable.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants to make his city the greenest and cleanest in the United States, but that goal could be jeopardized, after several environmental groups have protested against the plan to install a power line that would bring power from the desert into the city. This issue has been one of the […]
There’s a plan to build a 400 billion euro ($569.1 billion) solar power plant in the Sahara Desert. But even in the early stages of the planning there are already some objections to the project.