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Hurricane Maria has made Puerto Rico the land of opportunity for solar power – Quartz

QuartzHurricane Maria has made Puerto Rico the land of opportunity for solar powerQuartzMaria has loosened its atrophied grip, and now various players are jockeying to supplant Prepa’s power supply, which relies heavily on fossil fuels, with everything from small solar-energy generators to imports of liquefied natural gas. Prepa was …and more »

160000 homes in MX now use solar energy – Mexico News Daily

Mexico News Daily160000 homes in MX now use solar energyMexico News DailyInstallation costs have plunged 70% since 2010, meaning solar energy has increasingly become the best option for homes and businesses. Robert said that far from a luxury, solar en…

2 reasons solar is booming in Trump country: economics and energy independence – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion Ledger2 reasons solar is booming in Trump country: economics and energy independenceJackson Clarion LedgerOne of its newest projects is a 52-megawatt solar farm near Hattiesburg. A partnership between Mississippi Power, the state’s largest utility, and Silicon Ranch, a solar energy company based in Nashville, Tennessee, the 450-acre solar farm will …New Solar Choice Coalition Launched in TennesseeClean Energy News (blog)all 3 news articles »

Daytona International Speedway making solar energy history – WKMG Orlando

Daytona International Speedway making solar energy historyWKMG OrlandoDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway’s legendary race track may be home to NASCAR racing, but for nearly two years, it has also been a live laboratory for solar energy research. The Florida Power & Light Solar Circuit, built in February …

SC solar execs challenge Duke Energy on legality of shorter power contracts – Charlotte Business Journal

Charlotte Business JournalSC solar execs challenge Duke Energy on legality of shorter power contractsCharlotte Business JournalHe defends Duke’s interpretation of the PURPA requirements as sound, says “The big picture is that solar energy is continuing to grow in the states we serve.” By John Downey – Senior Staff Writer, Charlotte Business Journal. Nov 10, 2017, 2:49pm ESTand more »

Huge solar plant aims for brighter Brazil energy output – Phys.Org

Phys.OrgHuge solar plant aims for brighter Brazil energy outputPhys.Org”Brazil has just begun to catch up after a 15-year delay in this area,” said Rodrigo Sauaia, president of the Brazilian Solar Energy Association. With solar panel prices constantly falling—about 10 percent of what they were a decade ago—the race to …and more »

Three Efforts That Showcase Wisconsin’s Solar Energy Expansion – WUWM

WUWMThree Efforts That Showcase Wisconsin’s Solar Energy ExpansionWUWMPewaukee-based developer Matt Neumann admits he might appear to be an unlikely advocate for solar energy. His political roots are deep, and conservative. “When I got into solar, I found myself in the extreme minority of Republicans or conservatives who …

Henry Red Cloud Brings Solar Energy To Tribal Lands – Newsy

NewsyHenry Red Cloud Brings Solar Energy To Tribal LandsNewsyHe and the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center train students how to capture and use solar energy. Those students then take that solar know-how back to their reservations and their homes nationwide. “We’ve been operating since 2006, so 11 years with …The Republican Tax Plan Is an Assault on Renewable EnergyNew RepublicApple, NV Energy apply for new agreement for solar facility near Reno to power data center expansionElko Daily Free PressHere’s a list of the most relevant social hashtags for #solar PR, marketing and advocacypv magazine USAFuturism -RenewEconomy -The New Indian Expressall 61 news articles »

Organic Valley Helps Bring Solar Energy To Southwestern Wisconsin – Wisconsin Public Radio News

Wisconsin Public Radio NewsOrganic Valley Helps Bring Solar Energy To Southwestern WisconsinWisconsin Public Radio NewsThe farmer cooperative has agreed to buy power from a group of municipal utilities in order to fund more than 12 megawatts of solar projects in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. Photo courtesy Organic Valley. “The cost of electricity is going to be …Wisconsin food company investing in solar electricityDaily Reporterall 2 news articles »

City officials eye solar energy project – Galesburg Register-Mail

Galesburg Register-MailCity officials eye solar energy projectGalesburg Register-MailGALESBURG — For months, city officials have been discussing a solar energy project. That’s because the state approved new tax credits for solar work last December. Those conversations seem to be focused, at first, on a project to help cut the yearly …

Esky tests solar energy site – Escanaba Daily Press

Escanaba Daily PressEsky tests solar energy siteEscanaba Daily PressJenny Lancour | Daily Press Adam McDaniel, a technician with Westwood Multi-Disciplined Surveying & Engineering, conducts environmental tests Wednesday on metal posts that would su…

How other Midwestern states treat solar consumers – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarHow other Midwestern states treat solar consumersIndianapolis StarBeyond that, solar power in Minnesota is growing at break-neck pace, with the state’s solar energy capacity raising 80 percent in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Star Tribune. They are also home to the Minnesota Energy Storage Alliance …and more »

2 Reasons Solar Is Booming in Trump Country: Price and Energy Independence – InsideClimate News

InsideClimate News2 Reasons Solar Is Booming in Trump Country: Price and Energy IndependenceInsideClimate NewsOne of the its newest projects is a 52-megawatt solar farm near Hattiesburg. A partnership between Mississippi Power, the state’s largest utility, and Silicon Ranch, a solar energy company based in Nashville, Tennessee, the 450-acre solar farm will …Why Messing With The US Solar Industry Is Bad For The EconomyForbesDoE 3D-Prints Solar-Power Receivers with 20-Percent Light-Absorbing ImprovementDesignNewsSolar Surge. China Drives Energy InnovationDirectIndustry e-magazineEco Warrior Princess (blog) -Digital Journal -Power Technologyall 49 news articles »

Student uses solar energy to power personal devices – Daily O’Collegian

Daily O’CollegianStudent uses solar energy to power personal devicesDaily O’CollegianHe’s using them to tell other people about solar energy and to prove that it works, even with a small setup. “My little solar power plant starts off with two 200-watt solar panels for a total of 400-watts when the sun is at its optimal position in the …