EIA’s year-end electrical generation report for 2012 reveals solar growing by 138.9%, wind up 16.6%, geothermal up 9.6%, and biomass up 1.6%, while nuclear, coal, and oil all decline.
Wind has overtaken nuclear as an electricity source in China, with a growth in wind power of 80 percent per year since 2007.
Home-state program features Vermont manufactured technology from AllEarth Renewables.
Strain Ranches, of Arbuckle, California, has commissioned one of the nation’s largest farm-based solar installations to power its commercial business.
NESA receives a grant from the Barr Foundation to enable the organization to catalyze the market for zero net energy homes.