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Switch is on at Kearney’s solar farm: $11M facility is Nebraska’s largest – Kearney Hub

Kearney HubSwitch is on at Kearney’s solar farm: $11M facility is Nebraska’s largestKearney HubThe array generates about 5 percent of Kearney’s electrical demand, but it could prove an even more powerful marketing piece for the community. The University of Nebraska at Kearney has already contracted for half of the solar power, and other …Nebraska’s Largest Solar Farm Is up and RunningU.S. News & World Reportall 5 news articles »

China Inches Closer to Bringing Its Massive Floating Solar Farm Online – The Merkle

The MerkleChina Inches Closer to Bringing Its Massive Floating Solar Farm OnlineThe MerkleIt is not the first time we’ve heard of plans by China to build a massive floating solar energy plant. It is evident that renewable energy sources are of great interest to this Asian country right now. Although China still has a somewhat thriving coal …Cheaper Chinese solar imports hit local companiesEconomic Timesall 18 news articles »

EGEB: Energy storage ‘well past the tipping point’, wind/solar/nuclear cleanest and best investment, more – Electrek

ElectrekEGEB: Energy storage ‘well past the tipping point’, wind/solar/nuclear cleanest and best investment, moreElectrekThe goal of the program is to build strong financial techniques around solar, energy storage and other technologies tuned to individual countries needs. I’d argue that these intelligent financial structuring are the driving factors behind the record …New study smashes myths about “embodied” energy in wind and solarRenewEconomy’Clean coal’ still the main offender on carbon emissionsEnergy MattersSolar Grid Parity For Australia By 2020 As Renewables SurgeGazette Reviewall 28 news articles »

First utility-scale solar plants commissioned in BLM “solar energy zones” – Solar Power World

Solar Power WorldFirst utility-scale solar plants commissioned in BLM “solar energy zones”Solar Power WorldLocated in Clark County, Nevada, the Switch Station solar projects are the first-ever utility-scale solar power plants to be built in one of the Bureau of Land Management’s “solar energy zones.” First Solar, the nation’s largest developer of utility …2 new solar plants boost Switch operations, state’s clean energy outlookLas Vegas SunOfficials dedicate 2 large solar electric generating plantsSFGateEDF commissions 179MW of solar projects powering Switch data centres in NevadaPV-TechEnergy Business Review -CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Reviewall 16 news articles »

Florida Zero Energy Homes, Solar Energy, Energy Efficiency, + More – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaFlorida Zero Energy Homes, Solar Energy, Energy Efficiency, + MoreCleanTechnicaThe Florida Solar Energy Center is Florida’s independent energy research institute and part of the University of Central Florida. We are a state energy research laboratory and I’d argue that our efforts have been unparalleled in experimentation and …CRC awards Solar Analytics $1.9M for Smart Home Energy …RenewEconomyall 6 news articles »

Bulgaria signs deal to invest in Iran’s solar energy projects – Xinhua

Bulgaria signs deal to invest in Iran’s solar energy projectsXinhuaTEHRAN, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) — A Bulgarian company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iran to develop solar photovoltaic infrastructure in the Iranian central city of Jahrom, Financial Tribune daily reported on Saturday. “The first investment …

The Solar Tech That Is Making Cleaner Oil – OilPrice.com

The Solar Tech That Is Making Cleaner OilOilPrice.comIt’s clear: fossil fuel majors from around the world are preparing to redefine their core competency from oil and gas extraction to “energy” provision over the next few decades. In the meantime, the biggest players are working on getting their oil …

The sun is rising on solar energy in Pa. – here’s how | Opinion – PennLive.com

PennLive.comThe sun is rising on solar energy in Pa. – here’s how | OpinionPennLive.comPennsylvania needs these jobs, and under the Wolf administration, the state Solar Energy Program (SEP) is working energetically to help bring them here. SEP just announced $30 million in grants to eligible applicants–businesses, nonprofit economic …

Orlando Buys Solar Energy for Fire Stations – Fire Engineering – FireEngineering.com

FireEngineering.comOrlando Buys Solar Energy for Fire Stations – Fire EngineeringFireEngineering.comWhen alarms and lights go off at Orlando’s fire stations from now on, they will be powered by electricity – symbolically at least – from the city’s newest solar plant. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said today the city will subscribe to nearly five megawatts …and more »

Renewable Energy Is Surging. The GOP Tax Bill Could Curtail That. – New York Times

New York TimesRenewable Energy Is Surging. The GOP Tax Bill Could Curtail That.New York TimesAbigail Ross Hopper, the president and the chief executive of the Solar Energy Industries Association, said that the provision could negatively affect 39 gigawatts worth of new solar projects around the country — nearly as much as all of the solar …Solar and Wind Power Face Serious Threats From the Trump AdministrationTIMESolar energy tuition at Barefoot CollegeDeutsche WelleThese Solar Windows Change Tint as They Generate EnergyDesignNewsHuffPost -Windpower Engineering (press release) -89.3 WFPLall 62 news articles »

How the Senate Tax Bill Could Impact Wind and Solar Energy – Motley Fool

Chron.comHow the Senate Tax Bill Could Impact Wind and Solar EnergyMotley FoolHow the Senate Tax Bill Could Impact Wind and Solar Energy. Two of the renewable energy industry’s favorite subsidies could be under threat in the current Senate tax plan. Travis Hoium. (TMFFlushDraw). Dec 6, 2017 at 8:05AM. The tax bill just passed by …Solar energy and oil find a way to work togetherChron.comSolar Energy in the Sunshine StateCleanTechnicaTax Bill Impact: What Happens to Renewable Energy?InsideClimate NewsInvestor’s Business Daily -Forbes -Utility Diveall 55 news articles »

OR hazelnut farm is 1st to fully operate under solar energy – KOIN.com

KOIN.comOR hazelnut farm is 1st to fully operate under solar energyKOIN.comAccording to the owners, it took about 3 months to complete. Co-owner Shaun George said, “Five years ago, my brother Larry and I made a commitment to really go after sustainability projects in this industry. We grew up on a family farm and wanted to …

Is Palm Beach ready to warm up to solar energy? – Palm Beach Daily News

Palm Beach Daily NewsIs Palm Beach ready to warm up to solar energy?Palm Beach Daily NewsThe language in the amended ordinance would refer to solar materials or equipment instead of being limited to solar panels, to reflect the advances that are occurring. The Zoning Board’s decisions are recommendations to the Town Council, but there’s …