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Franklin County jail to get solar energy grant – The Recorder

The RecorderFranklin County jail to get solar energy grantThe RecorderThe state, which funds the Elm Street facility, is investing $545,000 to install a 436-killowatt solar canopy at the Franklin County Jail and House of Corrections, according to the D…

City, UAB postpone biomass decision – Gainesville Sun

Gainesville SunCity, UAB postpone biomass decisionGainesville SunThe Gainesville city commission met with its Utility Advisory Board Wednesday to discuss the possibility of buying the controversial biomass plant that has put a multi-billion dollar burd…

Solar energy bounces back after struggles in Nevada – KRNV My News 4

KRNV My News 4Solar energy bounces back after struggles in NevadaKRNV My News 4With net-metering in place again, residents and businesses are jumping back on board with renewable energy. One executive says the “solar revolution” in Nevada will allow the state’s economy to boost along with its workforce. Solar Energy International …Helping businesses make the switch to solarKOLOall 3 news articles »

UNK campus going green with solar energy – NTV

NTVUNK campus going green with solar energyNTVChicago-based SoCore is building the solar energy park on 53 acres in northeast Kearney. The 5.8-megawatt solar energy array is located in the city’s Tech oNE Crossing technology park at 56th Street and Antelope Avenue. Construction began this summer, …and more »

What effect will the total eclipse have on solar power in WNC? – Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville Citizen-TimesWhat effect will the total eclipse have on solar power in WNC?Asheville Citizen-Times2 producer of solar energy in the country after California. There are more than 5,000 customers statewide who have rooftop or private solar, with a few hundred in WNC, said Randy Wheeless, spokesman for Duke Energy. Overall, 95 percent of solar power …California’s solar-energy future will not be eclipsed: LettersThe San Gabriel Valley TribuneThe solar eclipse impact on solar energywivb.comTotal Solar Eclipse To Impact Solar Energy ResourcesCBS San Francisco Bay -American Astronomical Society -NASA/JPL Edu Newsall 2,737 news articles »

Vermont village considers conduit hydro – JD Supra (press release)

Vermont village considers conduit hydroJD Supra (press release)Most new hydropower projects in the U.S. cannot be developed without approvals from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 streamlined the process for certain “qualifying conduit hydropower …

Solar Panels Go Green — Literally. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal –

NBCNews.comSolar Panels Go Green — Literally. Here’s Why That’s a Big DealNBCNews.comNeder said the next step for the research might be to develop large-scale colored solar panels, though there are no formal plans to commercialize the technology. But no matter what, experts say solar energy is surging — and the new research seems …Nanotechnology turns solar energy green with coloured panelsProfessional Engineering (subscription)all 5 news articles »

Sarawak Energy takes control of Bakun hydroelectric plant – The Star Online

The Star OnlineSarawak Energy takes control of Bakun hydroelectric plantThe Star Online… owner and operator of the Bakun hydroelectric plant (HEP). Sarawak Energy group chief executive officer Sharbini Suhaili announced in a press statement that the company now owned the 2,400MW Bakun HEP, the largest hydropower plant in the country.Sarawak Energy now in control of Malaysia’s largest damMalay Mail Onlineall 4 news articles »

For Wind Power, Bigger Is Better – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology ReviewFor Wind Power, Bigger Is BetterMIT Technology ReviewGraphiti. For Wind Power, Bigger Is Better. Things are looking up for wind power—way up. Wind is now competitive with fossil fuels in many areas of the world, while the rise of turbines to new heights figures to bring down costs even more. August 16 …

Fractured U.S. Solar Energy Sector Argues at Tariff Hearing … – Fortune

FortuneFractured U.S. Solar Energy Sector Argues at Tariff Hearing …FortuneA bitterly divided U.S. solar power industry descended on Washington on Tuesday to testify before a government tariff panel.Why 88000 American jobs in solar energy are at riskThe Hill (blog)Will a trade fight with Asia sabotage the US solar industry? That may be up to TrumpLos Angeles TimesSolar Developers and Panel Makers Clash Over Tariff RequestNew York TimesInsideClimate News -News & Observer -24/7 Wall St. -Solar Energy Industries Associationall 74 news articles »

Aviva, China Resources Mull Bids for UK Wind Farms – Bloomberg

BloombergAviva, China Resources Mull Bids for UK Wind FarmsBloombergAviva Plc and China Resources Power Holdings Co. are among companies considering bids for Statkraft AS’s stakes in its offshore U.K. wind farms, people familiar with the matter said, amid a surge in interest for Europe’s green energy assets. Macquarie …and more »

Wind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AG – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerWind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AGNorth American WindpowerInvenergy’s planned 2 GW Wind Catcher facility – which, once built, would be the U.S.’ biggest wind farm – is facing opposition from Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, who claims Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO), which plans to purchase 30% of …Oklahoma $4.5bn wind farm, power line faces hurdleRecharge (subscription)all 4 news articles »