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California Requiring Solar Panels on All Newly Built Homes by 2020

Earlier this month it was announced that the state of California will now require any homes built in 2020 and after to be outfitted with #solar panels. In a historic move, the Building Standards Commission for the state voted in an unanimous decision to add this new...

Solar Could Become Most Affordable Form of Energy in U.k.

In the British Isles, the price to generate #solar electricity has dropped below previous predictions. By the year 2030, solar costs could be in the ballpark of $50USD/MWh.Thanks to changes made with certain policies, the #Solar Trade Association (STA) has modified its evaluation of...

Lund University Researchers Making Solar Panels from Iron to Increase Efficiency and Decrease Costs

#Solar #energy is being buzzed about in nearly every city in the United States, not to mention worldwide, as solar energy leaders and scientists push to find more efficient solar utility methods every year. Down to their very molecular structures, scientists are looking at various...

Second Biggest Solar Array in Long Island Is Coming Online

In #Long Island, NY, the former #Tallgrass Golf Course in Shoreham is about to go solar. Toward the end of November, it was announced by a Duke #Energy subsidiary that a 24.9 megawatt #solar array is getting ready to launch in the most recent...

Community Solar Programs: Determine the Good Ones

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Definition of Community #Solar  Before determining the difference between a good and bad community solar program there is the importance of knowing the definition of community solar. Most often renewable #energy is installed upon an independent building with solar or ground panels, producing the electricity...

Rhode Island Building Solar Plants on Top of Former Landfills

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CME #Energy, Hectate Energy, and many other supports in the area are bringing this innovation of #solar plants on landfills to life. This is the second solar energy landfill project to be completed in a series of projects knowns as the Forbes Street Solar Project II...

Solar and Wind Production Increasing in Germany

Big changes are happening in #Germany. The country plans on increasing #energy generation from #solar and wind farms by an additional 8 gigawatts (GW) through the year 2021. More specifically, the governing coalition in Germany has approved supplemental tenders to add 4 gigawatts of...

Solar PV Generation on Track to Dominate

Year to date over the course of 2017 to 2018, in accordance with the #Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration, electricity generation from #solar PV grew just under 30 percent. This year, #solar PV has only provided a little more than 2.3 percent of...

Albertus Magnus College to Receive Innovative Solar Panel Installation

College campuses are rising up to implement and properly utilize #solar #energy for reasons such as reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and reduced costs overall. One particular college in New Haven, Connecticut just celebrated the construction of the first phase of their brand-new solar panel installation...

Military Acts Out Against White House Position on Renewable Energy for National Security

Again, the battle over maintaining #solar within the American power grid resumes its status as the question for the growth of the job market remains without a solid answer. While the president turns toward the need for coal, it appears that our military has...