SOLAR TODAY‘s March issue is online. Read the full issue, search by key word and share articles. Click here to go directly to the issue. ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS PV at the Polar Ice Cap The Tower of Power’s triangular design means strength to withstand the arctic blasts and maximum solar harvest without mechanical tracking. By Tracy Dahl Energy-Positive [...]
A recent statewide public opinion survey in Ohio has found that a majority of voters support continued progress in renewable and clean energy sources.
According to a monthly report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, all of the new utility-scale electric generating projects commissioned in the United States in January – 1231 megawatts worth — were renewable-energy systems. New wind capacity grew 247 percent over installations in January 2012, and new solar capacity grew 128 percent over the same [...]
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.
Solar Citizen: Building the renewable energy movement from the ground up! NEWS YOU CAN USE: Do-It-Yourself Solar Even if a traditional solar PV system is outside of your budget, or your state has no incentives or big market barriers to solar, you can still take advantage of solar energy with a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) solar project. Creative [...]