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Name: Kevin Rockwell
Date registered: September 25, 2006
URL: http://alternativeenergyhq.com

Latest posts

  1. LED Lighting Retrofit — February 14, 2017
  2. Projected electricity generation mix is sensitive to policies, natural gas prices — February 14, 2017
  3. Electric Vehicles Can Benefit All Utility Customers — February 14, 2017
  4. ABB and Nova Bus announce collaboration on electric transportation. — February 12, 2017
  5. Avoid Buyer’s Remorse! 7 Decisions to Make Before Installing Solar — February 8, 2017

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  3. Why do some conservatives resist the idea of global warming and going green? — 27 comments
  4. Hybrid Car Prius — 25 comments
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Feb 14

LED Lighting Retrofit

SCS Energy Solutions Announces The Completion of The LED Lighting Retrofit Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two multi-level parking garages and subterranean guest parking floors were upgraded to energy efficient lighting. Existing fixtures were retrofit with state of the art SCS lighting products, and in many locations out of date …

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Feb 14

Projected electricity generation mix is sensitive to policies, natural gas prices

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2017 Interactive Table Viewer The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the expected cost of fuels and electricity-generating technology costs and their deployment. These factors, together with policies affecting emissions from power generation, will determine …

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Feb 14

Electric Vehicles Can Benefit All Utility Customers

February 14, 2017 Luke Tonachel Despite the Trump administration’s apparent affection for the fossil fuels industry, individual states are looking at the numbers and coming up with a different conclusion: The future belongs to pollution-free electric vehicles, and the sooner we get them on the road, the better off we’ll all be. And there are …

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Feb 12

ABB and Nova Bus announce collaboration on electric transportation.

ABB and Nova Bus wish to satisfy the growing need for electric buses and charging infrastructure in North America February 9, 2017 – Cary, North Carolina – ABB, an engineering company specializing in automotive energy technologies and Nova Bus, the North American buses manufacturer and division of Volvo Buses, announced today a business collaboration that …

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Feb 08

Avoid Buyer’s Remorse! 7 Decisions to Make Before Installing Solar

Although mainstream usage of solar panels used to be limited to the modern pocket calculator, the technology has advanced enough to accommodate the needs of today’s homeowner. While the current generation of panels may be quite affordable and efficient, there are a number of crucial decisions to be made before committing to a home renovation …

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Feb 08

Nuclear Power’s value doesn’t justify intervening to ‘save’ it

WASHINGTON (Feb. 7, 2017) – Though market forces and external regulatory factors have combined to retire roughly 10 percent of the American nuclear power fleet, the facts don’t justify subsidies or other policy interventions specifically to save the energy source, according to a new policy study by R Street Electricity Policy Manager Devin Hartman. Hartman …

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Feb 03

Efficiency Costs Drop: Still Cheaper Than Power Plants

February 02, 2017 Sheryl Carter Energy efficiency programs to help utility customers save energy (and money) have dropped markedly in cost, and they’re cheaper than building new power plants to meet electricity demand, according to a new analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). The findings are a fitting tribute to Art Rosenfeld, the …

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Jan 27

Electric Vehicles Support in California

PG&E Submits $250 Million Proposal Expanding Support for Electric Vehicles in California   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for projects aimed at accelerating widespread electric vehicle adoption and combatting climate change. For the seven proposed projects, PG&E is requesting a …

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Jan 24

All Electric Bus Fleet For California Campus

UCI is first college in nation to convert to all-electric bus fleet Irvine, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 – The University of California, Irvine is poised to be the first college campus in the nation to convert its buses to an all-electric fleet. The student-funded and -operated Anteater Express shuttle service is acquiring 20 buses from BYD …

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Jan 20

What Did Confirmation Hearings Tell Us About Trump’s Priorities on Climate Change?

by Andrew Light Confirmation hearings over the past two weeks for Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator nominee Scott Pruitt and Secretary of Energy nominee Rick Perry provided an early opportunity to publicly question three members of President Donald Trump’s prospective cabinet who will set the course for the next administration …

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Jan 20

Green Technology: Homes of the Future

The future of homes is green. From smart appliances to energy monitoring systems and automation, green technology is changing the way we will live in our homes and communities. And if you look at amazing advancements in green home technology, you’ll soon realize the future is now. Here’s a list of current (and future) high-tech …

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Jan 19

Going solar saves Utah business $30,000 a year

 TeraFlex’s 140 KWh solar power panel system performing so well company plans to expand   Washington, Utah, Jan. 18, 2017—Legend Solar, the fastest-growing solar power company in Utah, is saving TeraFlex approximately $30,000 per year in energy costs with a 140 KWh solar power system installed by the company. The new system offsets almost all …

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Jan 19

Perry Should Focus on Clean Energy to Grow U.S. Economy and Cut Emissions

WASHINGTON (JANUARY 19, 2017)– Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing on the nomination of Gov. Rick Perry to be the Secretary of Energy. Following is a statement from Jennifer Layke, global director, Energy Program, World Resources Institute:  “In pursuing the nation’s top energy post, Rick Perry carries a …

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Jan 09

Good News for Homeowners with Main Line Sewer Problems

If you are having a problem with your main sewer line and believe it is time to replace it, you are likely to be dreading the cost. After all, the labor alone can be very expensive. You will need to have long trenches dug, so the sewer line can be removed segment by segment, and …

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Jan 09

Biorefinery Research

USDA Announces $2.9 Million Available for Biorefinery Research WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $2.9 million in funding for research to improve biorefinery technologies. The Integrated Biorefinery Optimization program is coordinated and co-funded jointly between NIFA and the …

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Jan 09

2017 United States Solar Power Rankings

2017 United States Solar Power Rankings (click the image for a larger version) Welcome to our annual state rankings report Hey folks! 2016 was a hell of a year, huh? Nowhere was that statement more true than in the solar industry. We’ve been through the ringer this year, with some big victories and big defeats. …

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Jan 06

China is Leaving the U.S. Behind on Clean Energy Investment

by Joel Jaeger, Paul Joffe and Ranping Song – January 06, 2017 As 2017 begins, China is poised to leap ahead of the United States on clean energy to become the most important player in the global market. Last year, China increased its foreign investment in renewables by 60 percent to reach a record $32 …

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Jan 06

25 kW Solar PV System For School

Epiphany School Installs 25 kW Solar PV System through Partnership with Solect Energy DORCHESTER, MA – January 4, 2017 – Epiphany School, an independent, tuition-free middle school dedicated to serving children from economically disadvantaged families, has partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, MA to install a 25 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof …

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Jan 05

Microgrid for Wine Operations in Napa

System marks the largest commercial microgrid system for a Napa Valley winery and in the entire PG&E utility service territory. RUTHERFORD, Calif. (October 19, 2016) – Alpha Omega, a family-owned winery in the Rutherford Bench area of Napa Valley, announced today that it has placed into operation a 400 kilowatt (kW) solar and 580 kilowatt-hour …

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Jan 05

As Clean Energy Grows, Electricity Markets Must Evolve

January 05, 2017 John Moore Part of NRDC’s Year-End Series Reviewing 2016 Energy Developments As 2016 fades away in the rear-view mirror, we reflect on a year of increasing tensions between the wholesale electricity markets – where utilities and other power suppliers purchase, sell, and trade energy to meet our energy needs – and our …

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