Maui County, Hawaii is committed to switching to solar and installing renewable energy systems, shown by the recent completion of its 1.9 megawatt solar project.
CA, NC, FL, IL, CN, AZ, NY, MI., TX and OR. lead the country in 2012; but job growth is being threatened in statehouses nationwide.
The use of coal in the United States is steadily declining, but any sort of progress is being stalled because of the increase in demand for coal in many other parts of the world.
A recent statewide public opinion survey in Ohio has found that a majority of voters support continued progress in renewable and clean energy sources.
SOLON and MP2 Capital complete the construction of a 1.15 MW system in Tuscan, AZ school district that is expected to generate over two million kwh per year.
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.