GSEA applauds PSC vote on Georgia Power’s 20-year resources plan Atlanta, GA – Mark Bell, chairman of the Georgia Solar Energy Association, praised the Georgia Public Service Commission today for its foresight on expanding solar development in Georgia. The PSC voted in favor of adding 525 megawatts of solar energy to Georgia Power’s 20-year resources […]
Tour operators across the United States may now register for the 2013 National Solar Tour, scheduled for Oct. 5 in most locations. Click here to learn more!
By Anthony Denzer, Ph.D., M.Arch. Sad but not surprising news: The George Löf house, one of the seminal buildings in the history of the solar house and certainly a modernist landmark worthy of protection and preservation, was destroyed recently. I visited the Denver site on June 22 and found a large excavation and a foundation (presumably) […]
President Barack Obama, in a speech broadcast to the nation on Tuesday, outlined executive action to reduce carbon pollution and combat climate change. Here, in part, is how the White House outlines the plan: In 2009, President Obama made a commitment to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in the range of 17 percent below 2005 […]
SOLAR TODAY‘s July/August issue is online. Read the full issue, search by key word and share articles. Click here to go directly to the issue. ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Explosive Growth Once again led by utility-sector installations, PV capacity installed in 2012 jumped 80 percent over the prior year. By Larry Sherwood Major Funding Through Micro-Investments As a scenario […]
By Adam Kankiewicz The PV Power Map is a report of national solar resource availability as illustrated by the monthly energy output of a nominal 1-kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic (PV) system by location. In addition to showing the estimated PV power output for the month of March, this issue we also highlight how same-month production varies […]