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 […]
SolarWorld installed solar power modules at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which is located in Schenley Park. The installation can generate up to 125 kW from 250W Sunmodule solar panels that were placed on the roof and on the ground.
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.
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.
A Japanese construction company Shimizu Corporation wants to change how we look at the moon at night. One of its concepts that it said can benefit future generations is the Luna Ring.
You usually find solar panels mounted on top of carports, rooftops and fields but in the vineyards of Northern California, solar panels are found moored on irrigation ponds. Wineries want to go solar in this part of the state but they don’t want to pull out the vines.
The Story of Stuff reveals eye-opening statistics. While I don’t agree that the cause of the decline of happiness in the US was simply an increase of materialism (it was more broadly the increase of the use of psychiatry), and I don’t agree with the implications that health care is such an issue in the […]
The State of Massachusetts gives a 15% tax credit of up to $1000 for the purchase and installation of a renewable energy system on an individual’s primary residence.
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 […]
While a lot had been said about harnessing the power of the sun to save the environment, not as much is heard about another equally green source of energy: wind power. The unpredictability of wind, as compared to sunlight, has resulted in technology to harness solar power being developed faster than techniques to harness wind […]