Tag Archive: Renewable Energy

Sep 26

Saint Lucia is Making a Big Commitment to Solar Power

The Government of Saint Lucia has a target of generating 35% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020. This pristine island currently depends on dirty diesel generators for power, but has ambitious goals to revolutionize its economy with solar, wind, and geothermal energy. Solar represents the easiest attainable resource, and Saint Lucia is already famous for its …

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Jul 21

Wind Energy In Texas

Power Up: Check Out Target’s New Wind Energy Partnership in Texas   Take a drive down Highway 87 near Lubbock, Texas, and you’ll come upon a forest of 262-foot-tall wind turbines, turning slowly but powerfully in the breeze. It may seem like you’ve entered a fantasy world, but you’ve actually ventured onto a wind farm—and those …

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Jul 11

Five Fire Stations in North San Diego County Now 100 Percent Solar-Powered

  Installations by Sullivan Solar Power with Kyocera solar panels projected to save over $65,000 annually   San Diego, Calif. (July 11, 2016) – The North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD or District) has powered up five separate fire stations and one maintenance facility in northern San Diego County to run entirely on solar electricity, with …

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May 18

Does Going Solar Make Sense For Your Home in New York?

  For numerous good reasons, home solar power is becoming more popular all the time, but is it right for your home? With the expense of solar panels dropping, and the cost of other energy rising, solar power can be a wise investment for your home.  It can raise the appraised value of your property, …

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Apr 08

Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry Projects Shine

Thanks to Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry, 85 more homes in the two villages will be generating their own solar power in coming months. The Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry campaign, which launched in October 2015, just concluded the residential part of its program, but commercial property owners still have until April 30 to sign a contract for solar. Solarize Hastings-Dobbs Ferry is …

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Dec 18

Solar Power To Reduce Energy Expenses

Solar Power the Choice of Boonsboro, Maryland to Reduce Energy Expenses   Empower Energies and RER Energy Group Announce Construction of a 936.5 kilowatt Solar  Array to Generate Low Cost, Renewable Energy for the Town of Boonsboro FREDERICK, MD – December 17, 2015 – Empower Energies, a leading clean energy project solutions company, announced the construction of a 936.5 …

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Nov 05

Solar Power Demystified: The Beginners Guide To Solar Power, Energy Independence And Lower Bills

The book ‘Solar Power Demystified: The Beginners Guide To Solar Power, Energy Independence And Lower Bills’ introduces you to the world of solar electric panels and systems. It reveals you the reasons why photovoltaic solar panels are continuing to gain worldwide popularity and are becoming more important as a source of renewable energy. You can …

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Nov 05

China’s Non-Hydropower Renewable Installed Capacity Will More than Triple to 609 Gigawatts by 2025

China’s cumulative installed capacity for renewables, excluding hydropower, will increase from 196.3 Gigawatts (GW) in 2015 to an estimated 608.9 GW by 2025 ‘China’s renewable energy sources, especially wind power, will continue to grow thanks to the government’s supportive policies,’ says analyst   Cumulative installed capacity for renewables, excluding hydropower, in China will more than …

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Nov 03

Invisible Wires Start ‘Disappearing’ on Transparent Electricity-Generating SolarWindow

Latest SolarWindow process breakthrough revolutionizes the transmission of electricity on glass with wires as thin as human hair.     Columbia, MD – November 3, 2015 – SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDW), a leading developer of first-of-their-kind transparent electricity-generating coatings for commercial windows on skyscrapers and tall towers, today announced that a process breakthrough has …

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Oct 06

Renewables Will Drive Denmark’s Cumulative Installed Capacity Beyond 16 GW by 2025

Denmark’s cumulative installed capacity is expected to expand from 13.5 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to reach 16.1 GW by 2025, rising at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.7%, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report* states that more than half of the total power generation will come from renewables (excluding …

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Oct 05

What Homeowners Need to Know About the Sudden Subsidy Cuts to Solar Panels in the UK

exclusively for: www.alternativeenergy.com   The latest round of government attacks on the renewable energy sector has effectively reduced the earning potential of solar panels by approximately £8,000. What does this mean for homeowners and the industry?   What was the FIT?   The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) is a government subsidy paid to homeowners and some …

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Jul 31

3 Top Solar Panel Home Design Trends

Via Modernize   The recent solar boom has led to advancements in solar technology that homeowners are increasingly able to take advantage of. Residential solar allows individuals to save money on their monthly energy bills, greatly reduce their negative impact on the environment, and even look forward to selling their home at a prime price …

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Jul 01

China’s Wind Power Capacity

  China’s installed wind capacity will treble from 115.6 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to an estimated 347.2 GW by 2025 However, ‘future annual wind installations will not grow as much as before and will range between 20 GW and 22 GW each year during the next decade,’ says analyst China’s Wind Power Capacity Will Treble …

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May 12

Renewable Energy Goal – 100% Says Hawaii

Many US states are struggling to figure out where they stand with regard to renewable energy. A history of oil and coal development hamstrings many states who feel beholden to the companies who have built huge infrastructure around oil and coal. Other states wonder how much to lean on renewable energy in their development planning. …

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Apr 16

Renewable Energy Winning Out

The race for renewable energy has passed a turning point. The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, and oil combined. And there’s no going back. The shift occurred in 2013, when the world added 143 gigawatts of renewable electricity capacity, compared with 141 gigawatts in new plants that …

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Apr 13

Martifer solar Connects SELF-CONSUMPTION Solar PV Rooftop Plant in El Salvador

Martifer Solar has connected a new solar PV rooftop plant on rooftop in San Salvador, El Salvador, which represents the company’s commitment to grow the market in Central America The PV plant was developed Martifer Solar’s local partner, DESENI and was built for one of El Salvador’s leading distribution companies, DISZASA Martifer Solar, a subsidiary …

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Mar 25


  World’s Largest HOA Management Firm Enters into First Nationwide Partnership with Leading Home Solar Company    Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced a partnership with Associa, the world’s largest community association management firm, which serves more than two million households. This is Associa’s first relationship with a …

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Feb 19

Energy Efficiency Project For Federal Prisons

Conservation measures at Coleman, Fla., facility to exceed federal mandates for water and energy reductions, expected to save $79 million over 19 years  Constellation  today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement $45 million in water and energy conservation measures and install a 2-megawatt (DC) solar …

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Aug 20


RENEWABLE ENERGY PROVIDES 100% OF ALL NEW U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATING CAPACITY IN JULY   According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, all new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service in July came from renewable energy sources: 379 megawatts (MW) of wind, 21 MW of solar, and …

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May 27

Solar Energy Primed to Help U.S. Meet Future Energy Need

For many states struggling to reduce their carbon emissions, solar can be a real game-changer. With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to announce new air quality standards for coal and natural gas-fired power plants on Monday, June 2, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a comprehensive report, “Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d): …

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