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Energy Efficient Solar Panels to Power Kreider Farms' Chicken Houses

MANHEIM, Pa., Apr 15, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - Committed to establishing earth-friendly farm practices for future generations, Lancaster County's Kreider Farms is launching a solar power project that will increase energy efficiency for its four Manheim chicken houses, which are the most state-of-the-art egg processing facilities available in the United States. More...

Loebsack praises Van Kooten Farms' use of solar energy

Apr 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ty Rushing Newton Daily News, Iowa - On Saturday, Rep. Dave Loebsack visited Van Kooten Farms outside of Kellogg to marvel at its two sections of solar panels arrays. Combined, the panels are the largest privately owned solar panel array in Iowa. More...

First Wind to Sell Power from planned Solar Project to Hawaiian Electric

Apr 14 - Business Wire - First Wind, an independent renewable energy company that operates four wind projects in Hawai‘i, and Hawaiian Electric Company today announced that a request has been filed with the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission. More...
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Approval of Ocotillo Sol Solar Facility Includes Measures to Protect Lizard Habitat

Apr 12 - Targeted News Service - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the approval of a solar energy project in Imperial County, California , that is expected to supply a peak output of 20 megawatts of renewable energy, enough to power about 6,000 homes, and support up to 120 construction jobs. More...

Customers flock to solar farm in Westby

Apr 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Allison Geyerallison La Crosse Tribune, Wis. - Wisconsin's first community solar farm won't be operational until mid-July, but customers are already lining up to partake in the local, renewable energy source. More...

Report highlights Milwaukee's solar efforts, says more work needed

Apr 11 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Thomas Content Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - A report released Friday highlights the work of Milwaukee's solar initiative, noting the city has a way to go to catch up to cities that are aggressively adding solar power. More...

Articles 

By Evelyn Butler
On: April 3, 2014
The conversation surrounding how solar energy can benefit the environment has been a transformational one over the last 10 years. One of the focal points of that discussion centers on solar energy reliability and cost more...
By KRS Murthy
On: March 4, 2014
I admire the energy of solar enthusiasts, much more than the Sun's light energy converted into electricity by solar panels. Journalists write on solar industries, some of them on some recent claims by PV scientists more...
By Davis Swan
On: February 6, 2014
In previous postings I have expressed my concerns about the relative return on investment and the economic fairness of roof-top solar panels. But I am also a big fan of solar power which is, after more...
By Shehu Khaleel
On: January 23, 2014
The world first single largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project is now a reality, the multi-million dollar solar project by the government of Abu-Dhabi, the first of its kind has been completed and successfully commissioned. more...
By Jason Thomas
On: January 13, 2014
Traditionally, solar power has not received much attention in the Lone Star state. Renewable energy in Texas, for the most part, means wind. No other state comes close to matching the output of West Texas' more...

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IBC Solar lands in Japan, expands activities in India

By John Ryan - Germany’s IBC Solar is expanding its footprint in Asia with new projects in Japan and India. p style="border-top: 0px; border-right: more...
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Google buys solar-powered drone company

By John Ryan - Google on Monday announced the acquisition of Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum in a move that sees the technology more...
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How will this new development in batteries make wind and solar power more completive?

By Annie K - The trend is changing in obtaining energy from conventional sources to obtaining energy from solar and wind power units. The more...
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Exploring the ambitious Google-Project Loon!

By Annie K - Google has proved itself best with its high quality services. It has taken an ambitious dream t provide internet access more...

Why Storage & Monitoring of Energy is Crucial for Tapping into Green Power

By Deja Kirkwood - One of the drawbacks of renewable power plants is that their fuel sources (tides, wind, sun etc.) fluctuate naturally, leaving more...


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