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NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During his free time on the job as a Google employee, Carl Elkin began tinkering with the company's 3D mapping program, wondering if it could identify rooftops that receive enough sunlight to make ...
The company says LG Chem's lithium-ion batteries have a track record of performance success in the electric vehicle market and offer durability at an affordable price point, and the Sunrun/LG Chem partnership expands the application of LG Chem's energy ...

Stephen Smith had an endless supply of adjectives to describe Amendment 1, the proposed "rights of Electricity consumers Regarding solar Energy Choice" ballot initiative. None of Smith's words were complimentary when he met ... "But to use support for ...
Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on October 14.
They may not get it this year, but boosters of energy storage technologies want their sector to get the same tax credits that the federal government extends to the ...
farmINGTON - With a utility-scale solar farm slated to come to Farmington by 2018, town officials are reviewing proposed amendments to the town's zoning ordinance that would establish regulations for installing solar energy systems within the town.

The solar industry is currently going through a time of great change. Consider that during the oil crises in the 1970s, generating solar energy cost about $100 per watt. As research and the use of solar power increased, the price dropped rapidly over ...
solar energy has extremely high potential, but it's also high risk. Here are three companies with advantages over competitors that should lead to massive returns ...
But they have all lined up solidly against Florida's Amendment 1 - "rights of Electricity consumers Regarding solar Energy Choice," which, despite its title, is not about consumer rights or choice. In fact, it would effectively work against solar, by ...
In fact, environmental reasoning is more often than not even part of the sales conversation between companies and solar power providers.
OTTUMWA - If the state believes there's a valid reason to allow it, you're utility rates may go up next year. During a visit to the Courier to discuss changes in the energy industry, Terry Kouba, vice president of generation for Alliant Energy, said ...
Should solar energy companies have to abide by the same consumer protection rules that all other energy providers must follow?
Reliant Energy is offering Texas customers its first plan to buy solar energy for 12 months at a fixed rate. But this doesn't mean that pure, solar-produced energy will power your home or business, at least not yet.
It's not so much that members of the Arizona corporation Commission are likely to rescind the decade-old mandate that electric companies get at least 15 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2025 and that a portion of that must come from solar.
It essentially would enshrine in the state Constitutionexisting laws on solar energy, which opponents say have blocked solar growth in favor of existing utility companies like Duke Energy and Florida Power & Light by helping ensure their monopoly on ...
KINGSTON >> The company solar City is making another pitch for the Kingston school district install solar energy panels as a way to bring down electricity costs. The proposal to the Board of education at a meeting last week was the company's second in ...
Apple's 93.9 MW and Costco's 50.7 MW means those companies are also among the top five installers. Seven out of ten among the top ten corporate customers have installed SunPower (Nasdaq:SPWR) solar panels, reflecting the company's corporate focus ...

Bonterra solar, which at one time was one of the largest and fastest-growing solar energy companies in Hawaii, has shut down, Pacific Business News has learned.
Undated photo of The Grand Ridge Energy Facility in LaSalle County, Ill. A Chicago green-energy developer, Invenergy, is proposing the largest infusion of renewable power yet for Long Island, a mix of wind and solar sources in disparate locations as ...
solar energy advocates are financially backing certain candidates for seats on the Arizona corporation Commission.
FORSTER ENERGY based in Forfar, Angus, will ensure that local community groups get 100 per cent of funding for solar projects via a power purchase agreement with the company Renewable Energy Investments. The agreement between the two ...
Undated photo of The Grand Ridge Energy Facility in LaSalle County, Ill. A Chicago green-energy developer, Invenergy, is proposing the largest infusion of renewable power yet for Long Island, a mix of wind and solar sources in disparate locations as ...
Alternative energy, like solar, is growing in popularity across the state of New Mexico. Rece price increases from traditional energy-providing companies have many people looking elsewhere for their energy. With so many options for solar panels and so ...
The Public Service Board announced Wednesday it will continue taking comments until Dec. 2 on a new set of rules governing solar development.
Sal Nuzzo, vice president of policy for the James Madison Institute, said the proposal would capitalize on popular support for solar power to induce voters to head off a looming effort led by solar-power companies to expand in Florida. ... But ...
The report says other 2014 Energy Plan recommendations that were achieved included establishing the Virginia solar Energy Development Authority, facilitating partnerships to install 15 MW of solar on state and local government sites, facilitating the ...
"But they are trying to fool you into amending your state Constitution in a way that gives them the authority to shut down net metering and do in Florida what they did in Nevada and just kill the solar industry." ... "rights of Electricity consumers ...
Through this partnership, the companies aim to encourage the conservation of natural resources and the environment. As it is, solar power is much cheaper than conventional sources of energy.
MIT, Boston Medical Center, and Post Office Square Redevelopment corporation have formed an alliance to buy electricity from a large new solar power installation, adding carbon-free energy to the grid and demonstrating a partnership model for other ...
Target is now the U.S. company that produces the most solar power at its facilities, beating out Walmart for the first time, according to a new report looking at corporate solar power usage in the United States.
IN BRIEF: Tesla Motors Inc. announced plans to collaborate with Panasonic Corp. to manufacture solar-energy components in New York.
It's this efficiency dynamic that's driving companies like SolarCity to seek differentiation with more efficient panels.
By using a particle accelerator and Float Zone silicon, Rayton solar plans to produce high-efficiency silicon wafers just 3 microns thick, slashing costs and waste.
By utilizing a particle accelerator, Rayton solar uses 50 to 100 times less silicon than other industry processes. As silicon is the ... With their process, "subsidies are not needed for solar energy to be the cheapest source of energy," according to ...
The thermal solar system of the Stadtwerke public utility company is shown in Senftenberg, Germany, on Sept. 23, 2016. ... Policy uncertainty is the reason Illinois has such a small solar industry and a lot of potential. Illinois is 12th in ... It is ...
"It is deeply gratifying to see our vision being realized, a vision to offer local consumers savings on solar energy conversion through collective buying," said John McCabe, chair of the SanCap Solar Connect advisory and implementation committees and ...
California-based energy company solarReserve announced plans for a massive concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Nevada that claims to be the largest of its kind once built.
Escambia County, Fla. (WEAR) - A company is looking to fill hundreds of positions at an upcoming job fair. Eastridge Workforce Solutions is hiring for a solar energy project that supports the installation of utility-scale ground mounted solar systems.
It turns out that almost every solar company and supporter is against Amendment 1. So who's supporting it? Despite what the commercials say, it actually is special interest funding the "Yes on 1" campaign.
The August primary proved just how much the importance of solar energy is resonating with Floridians. Voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 4, a measure that provides property tax breaks for business owners.
Ocean Springs resident Matt Campbell explains how a bi-directional meter measures electricity flow in two directions. Campbell and his wife, Lea, are able to sell the excess energy that their solar panels produce to their utility company. Amanda McCoy ...
IN BRIEF: Tesla Motors Inc. announced plans to collaborate with Panasonic Corp. to manufacture solar-energy components in New York.
With state and federal approval and with buy-in from companies like Duke Energy, the project is now under construction, and when complete it would run Alabama to Florida.
A cheerful, progressive-sounding amendment that could turn solar energy into the same kind of money-sucking scam that nuclear plants became in Florida.
That's where the company Energy Transfer Partners is trying to push the new Dakota Access pipeline through burial grounds and medicine wheels sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
More and more companies are realizing that efficiency is key in rooftop solar.
Baraga company develops portable solar energy plant. October 15, 2016. By Vanessa Dietz (vdietz@mininggazette.com) , The Daily Mining Gazette.
The company adds that its current pipeline of solar energy projects have an estimated power potential of 200 MW in California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas, with a build-out value of approximately $280 million.
Some solar energy advocates, however, are urging voters to "Vote Yes on 4, No on 1." ("4" refers to Amendment 4, which passed in August.
By utilizing a particle accelerator, Rayton solar uses 50 to 100 times less silicon than other industry processes. As silicon is the ... With their process, "subsidies are not needed for solar energy to be the cheapest source of energy," according to ...


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