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Winemakers Take Solar Steps to Grow Business

It’s always nice to relax with a glass of #wine after a long day. The thought of sipping on Riesling in a vineyard filled with wildflowers, green leaves and clusters of ripe grapes on trellises is one which is quite enjoyable to many –...

A Brief History of Solar Cell Technology and Solar Energy Production

It seems like most of the focus on solar technology these days is on current happenings in the solar panel industry and taking a look into what the future holds for renewable solar energy. This is certainly not a bad thing because of the promise that...

Tech Firms Going Solar – Amazon and Google Are Taking Things to Solar Heights

You probably don’t put much thought into doing things such as saving a picture to the cloud. Many of us do it every single day, multiple times a day. But did you know that when you do this, and when you stream a movie,...

Several Colorado Communities Sue Exxon Mobile and other Oil Companies for Climate Damage

Canada’s largest oil company Suncor and American oil company Exxon Mobile are being sued for climate damage by two Colorado counties and the city of Boulder. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by Boulder County and San Miguel County in a Boulder city court.  There have been...

MGM RESORTS WILL USE SOLAR ARRAY TO POWER LAS VEGAS CASINOS

LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL -- MGM Resorts is partnering with Chicago-based renewable developer Invenergy on a new 100-megawatt photovoltaic array set to go online in 2020, about 25 miles northeast of Las Vegas.Invenergy is slated to start construction next year on 640 acres of...

Perovskite Solar Panel Technology Close, Not Quite Ready

There has been a lot in the news lately about the promise of perovskite solar panel technology and rightfully so. If this type of solar panel technology can be perfected it has a bright future as the answer to low cost, high efficiency solar panels. Before perovskite can be anointed the new king of solar panel technology though, some...

Sweden’s Government Ready to Increase Solar Energy Spending

#Solar has been gaining traction across the globe. In #Sweden, the prevalence of solar has led to a wait list for those who have filled out an application for state support in regard to solar panel installation. This is great news for solar, but...

Omaha Locals Will Soon Have Chance to Buy Solar Shares

#Omaha Public Power District or OPPD customers who are interested in #solar power will soon appreciate a new opportunity – they will have the chance to support #solar power production because OPPD is going to begin selling shares of solar power to customers next...

Home Solar Panels Worth the Cost Depending On the Situation

Prices on home solar panels are falling rapidly due to increased competition and investments towards the industry. Installing home solar panels can take the ease off on your energy bills if you do research before installing them.  Solar panels are everywhere, and it’s no surprise. It doesn’t...

Solar Jobs Continue to Rise In Spite of Trump’s Tariff

Environmental groups have been fearful about President Trumps take on the environment since the day he was sworn into office, and as a result employment in 2017 fell in the solar industry, due to tariff speculation from the Trump administration.  Tariffs are a tax on an imported good and the...