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Coal Predicted to Be More Expensive to Produce than Solar by 2025

It is no secret that #coal-fired power plants are making their way towards extinction. Compared to #solar and wind power plants, coal-fired plants are not only inferior, they now are projected to cost more to run than wind and solar plants by the year 2025....

Member-Owned Community Solar Could Become Adopted on National Level

You might have heard of member-owned #community solar, and for good reason. It is about to potentially become even more popular. Only just commissioned via People Power is a 7 kilowatt #solar system, which services 50 special-purpose cooperative members. It is the first residential solar system...

Maine Trying to Catch Up to Solar Energy Standards

#Maine Governor Janet Mills took office early this year and almost immediately began turning her focus towards #solar energy. Mills has signed a bill that will restore #net metering, a move that will allow residents to finally take advantage of the dropping prices in #solar...

Virtual Solar Power Plant for Los Angeles

It is important for people across the globe to consider where their power comes from. California has certainly found itself in the news recently regarding this concept, with the announcement that three natural gas power plants would be phased out by Department of Water and Power in an...

How Agrivoltaic Solar Systems are Changing Agricultural Production

One family farm in Longmont, Colorada has been transformed into a #solar #energy research site with a unique purpose. Bryon Kominek and his family, with the help of the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), the University of Arizona, and Colorado State University, have begun...

LEGO Purchases U.S. Solar Power Builder

Many don’t know this, but back in 2017, it was announced that the #LEGO company reached their 100 percent renewable energy objective three years ahead of schedule. The company has demonstrated an obvious interest in renewable, clean #energy, to include wind and solar power projects, and a desire...

Dutch Solar Designer Revolutionizing the Industry

#Solar democracy is the idea that all people, regardless of where they live, should have access to solar and clean #energy resources. One solar designer from the Netherlands, Marjan Van Aubel, feels particularly strongly about this philosophy. In her latest #Tedx Amsterdam Talk, Van Aubel...

Students Making Solar Strides at East Tennessee State University

Early in April, #East Tennessee State University is going to unveil their newest endeavor – on top of the Charles C. #Sherrod Library will sit an array of brand new #solar panels. So far on the campus, there are two huge #solar arrays –...

Tesla to Focus on Rooftop Solar Panel Production in 2019

On March 14th, 2019 at the #Tesla Design Studio in California during the unveiling of Tesla’s Model-Y compact SUV, founder #Elon Musk announced a new focus for his company in the coming year. Musk declared that he and his associates at Tesla are now...

Solar Powered-Pot: Clean Energy Popularity Reaches All-Time High

Since marijuana is not legal federally, #Canndescent (the luxury #cannabis company) has had difficulty obtaining the financing needed to utilize #solar on its growing facility, which is 11,000 square feet. But recently, out in Desert Hot Springs, CA, this forward-thinking company installed the first...