We all know the benefits of installing solar power systems in one’s home but officials in some towns of the United States are concerned that solar panels could offend the neighbors. Hackensack is the latest New Jersey municipality to consider restricting the panels in front yards.
SunPower Corp. announced that it has completed the 3.8 megawatts solar power systems at various public water agencies and water treatment facilities in the state of California. In the systems in place, the facilities would be able to decrease their electricity costs.
Applied Materials, a semiconductor company, released its third annual solar energy survey just in time for the summer solstice. This is data regarding solar technology and industry stats.
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.
A huge solar power plant is being built in a desert in southeastern California. BrightSource Energy is the developer of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System that is capable of generating 392 megawatts of solar thermal power once it is completed.
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.
Longtime enemies coal and solar power have finally called a truce: the Xcel Energy power plant near Grand Junction, Colorado, has just implemented the first-of-its-kind solar-coal hybrid approach.
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.
It is agreed among all scientists that there has been a temperature rise on our planet since the year 1000. Since the year 1850, when more accurate temperate readings have been taken worldwide, the rise has been small. But it’s indicative of temperature rises that will occur in our lifetime, and in the next generation.
Advent Solar, a New Mexico solar power system developer, is set on partnering with Arizona State University to find ways to improve the efficiency of solar panels. They will also be hiring a team of engineers for this project. President and CEO Peter Green, of Advent Solar, states that their partnership with ASU at their […]