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Manitou to power its municipal buildings from SunShare's solar garden

Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Wayne Heilman The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - Manitou Springs has agreed to buy all of the electricity for city-owned facilities from a solar array that will be built in the Security area by Colorado Springs-based SunShare, becoming what the company says is the first city in the nation to have all of its facilities powered by a so-called "solar garden." More...

Solar project gets board's go-ahead

Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Ray Gronberg The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. - An Arizona company obtained permission from Durham's Board of Adjustment on Tuesday to erect a solar-power array in the northern part of the county off Red Mill Road. More...

RGS Energy to Design, Install and Operate 2.6 MW Solar System in Massachusetts as First Project Financed by RGS Energy Asset Management

LOUISVILLE, Apr 23, 2014 -- GLOBE NEWSWIRE - RGS Energy (Nasdaq:RGSE), a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, has entered into an agreement to develop a project that includes the design, installation and operation of a 2.6 megawatt (MW) ground-mount solar system near Auburn, Massachusetts. More...
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Menlo Park poised to get solar panels, electric vehicle charging stations

Apr 23 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Bonnie Eslinger Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. - Menlo Park is hoping to reel in four new electric vehicle charging stations and five solar panels early next year. More...

SPI Solar Announces Amendment to Agreement for Mountain Creek Project

ROSEVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2014 - SPI Solar (“SPI”) ( OTCBB:SOPW ), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer announced an amendment to a previously disclosed agreement with KDC Solar to jointly develop and own the Mountain Creek solar project in Vernon, New Jersey. More...

Solar Fuels: A Grand Challenge of 21st Century Chemistry

Apr 22 - Targeted News Service - Solar panels are becoming a familiar site in communities across the United States, but what about solar fuels? A solar fuel is produced from sunlight through artificial photosynthesis, mimicking what Mother Nature has been doing for billions of years. More...

Articles 

By Jim Bell
On: April 18, 2014
Here we go again, justifying doing something bad to do something supposedly good. I'm referring to the plans to scrape off hundreds of square miles of desert and other habitat areas to install solar collecting more...
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...

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Samoa sets sights on largest solar array in the Pacific

By John Ryan - Construction of the largest solar power array in the Pacific is expected to commence soon after New Zealand foreign minister more...
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Solar Frontier and other green companies look to set up shop in New York State

By John Ryan - Solar Frontier is poising to join other solar companies in New York State following more...
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Energy Poverty Entraps Economy In Developing Countries

By Annie K - Energy Poverty is lack of access to energy services, mainly electricity for basic needs such as lighting and cooking.  Prevalent more...
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Global clean energy investment up 10% in first quarter

By John Ryan - A 42% increase in small-scale solar investment in the first quarter of 2014 has helped the global renewable energy sector grow rapidly, more...
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US adds 584 MW of solar in first quarter, reaches 8.67 GW in March

By John Ryan - The United States added 584 MW of installed large-scale solar capacity in the first quarter of 2014, according to a more...


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