Solaren hopes to raise enough money to develop a solar farm that will orbit in space. That’s just a portion of the total budget that runs in the billions of dollars, as a single rocket costs $150 million.
The future looks bright for solar panel manufacturers with next week’s 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to look for climate change solutions.
Solar power, and other forms of alternative energy, are slowly becoming more mainstream. As technology and public opinion progress, it will become more economically feasible for companies to invest in sustainable energy use.
Great things are happening in Inner Mongolia when it comes to solar power. This Mongol autonomous region located in northern China is becoming a powerful player in the alternative energy sector, and as such China wants to use the region to house various solar farms.
Around one-fourth of the country’s utilities offer green power programs, and at present big utility companies can’t deliver 100 percent renewable power to their customers. Rather, their electricity comes from different sources such as coal plants, solar power farms, and wind farms and go through the same power grid.
Colorado residents can now enjoy cheaper solar power, with the entry of SunRun Inc. in their area. SunRun is a company that allows homeowners to use solar energy, without having to shoulder heavy start up costs.
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 […]
North Carolina’s latest solar power farm was officially opened last wekk near Roxboro. It is located on a 5 acre facility in Person County Business and Industrial Center. To further lessen environmental pollution, Progress Energy will use sheep to trim the grass on the property.
The California Energy Commission launched the New Solar Homes Partnership as part of the California Solar Initiative. It provides eligible homes with financial incentives to encourage new home builders to construct energy efficient houses.
The Solar Water Heating Pilot Program rewards residential and non-residential clients who incorporate solar water heating systems into their existing water boilers or heaters.