General Electric is trying to convince its wind turbine customers to purchase solar panels as well. This is according to Vic Abate, who is the head of the company’s renewables unit.
Solyndra’s problem has resonated across the solar power industry. Its filing of bankruptcy was followed by a FBI raid of its office.
Wind turbines appear to finally be making a dent in power generation, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). In their annual small wind report published recently, they announce that small wind turbine installations have exploded in the last three years.
Although Texas doesn’t give incentives or tax exemptions for purchasing renewable energy equipment, it offers tax exemptions and deductions for installing renewable energy systems.
Ontario aims to phase out its coal power plants within five years according to the Canadian province’s new Green Energy Act. Canada is one of the highest carbon gas contributors among major economies.
Home solar power installations in Oregon are eligible for incentives in accordance with state ordinances, and homeowners are also eligible for Residential Energy Tax Credits under special circumstances.
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.
NASCAR might be one of the organizations that have faced the ire of environmentalists, but things are about to change.
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 […]
Texas might be one of the top wind energy producers in the country, but it is lagging behind in solar power production. Wind energy can trace its success to a 1999 state law that stated Texas’ renewable energy goals. This has paved the way for million-dollar wind turbine projects across the state. It has also […]