Electric vehicles, solar energy and more at Energy Trends Expo
Dakota Electric Association invites the public to the Energy Trends Expo, May 10, at the Eagan Community Center. The event, hosted by Dakota Electric and Lakeville Friends of the Environment, provides an opportunity for people to learn about the latest in renewable technology, energy efficiency and electric vehicles. Visitors can talk with electric vehicle owners about …
How Does Solar Energy Work?
Ever curious and wondering, just how does solar energy work? Read this post to learn more about how to turn the sun’s rays into usable energy.
How solar energy can (finally) create value
The market for solar power is growing faster than ever, but profitability has been lagging. The keys to improvement are better capital and operational efficiency.
What are Solar Energy Tax Credits for Homeowners?
Going solar made simple with solar energy tax credits for homeowners. Hundreds of thousands of Sunrun customers have gone solar, find out you can too!
Wind, solar subsidies will not solve energy issues
For those that want to replace all fossil fuel use in the next few years I recommend, “The “New Energy Economy”: An exercise in Magical Thinking,” by Mark Mills
Opinion: How benefits of solar energy in SC go beyond emissions
Opinion column from Upstate Forever official says solar energy will help SC to stabilize energy costs and attract 'high-caliber' businesses
PUC clears Xcel Energy agreement that paves way for more solar generation
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved a sweeping settlement between Xcel Energy and two dozen parties on Wednesday, paving the way for more flexible electricity rates and a bigger role …
How India is winning the future with solar energy
By Sarah Laskow on Dec 29, 2011 India set a goal to build 20 gigawatts of solar — an enormous amount — by 2020. The haters said at first that the country might not make it, but lately India's plan is seeming smarter than anyone imagined . Plus, it's creating jobs — both in India and in America! What's leading to its success Government subsidies that are aggressive … but not too aggressive. Subsides are creating both demand and enough competition to keep…
How is Solar Energy Stored in 2019?
Learn how solar batteries store energy for later use. Get the breakdown on solar plus storage.
Drawing back the panel: what a solar energy ranking system looks like
Chinese giant Trina Solar tops Silicon Valley Toxics Collation’s solar scorecard. But do the rankings unfairly penalize small companies?
This N.J. couple found a no-cost way to convert to solar energy
They wanted to go green, but didn't want to lay out $58K for a traditional conversion. The solution cost nothing.
Why have solar energy costs fallen?
MIT team awarded U.S. Department of Energy grant to investigate cost reductions in solar energy systems.
How Industry 4.0 Can Impact Energy
Industry 4.0 can impact energy systems in many facets—focuses on clean energy adoption, energy efficiency—also gets blockchain into picture.
Solar Is the Fastest-Growing Energy, Says Top Fossil Fuel Major
The world’s growing fleet of solar panels generated a third more electricity in 2015 than a year earlier, making power captured from the sun the world’s fastest growing source of energy, according to BP Plc.
Study Identifies 20 Overlooked Benefits of Distributed Solar Energy
A study released today provides the most complete list yet of the advantages of solar energy — from carbon sequestration to improvements for pollinator habitat — and offers an important new framework for analyzing solar projects to better understand the full suite of benefits.
Access Power: Why Africa is the next frontier for solar energy
Dubai-based developer Access Power talks to BusinessGreen about its plans to transform energy generation in Africa,Solar ,Africa,Solar PV,In-depth
Wind energy comes of age, loses subsidies, must compete with solar
The good news for the wind industry is that critics can no longer complain about the federal tax subsidies that have made its projects attractive. The bad news is that the wind industry will have to compete with solar power, which still has years of tax credits left. Federal production tax credits generate about $23 for every megawatt of electricity produced in a project’s first decade of operation. In a competitive wholesale energy market like Texas, that means a wind generator can bid…
Caregiver in Elk Grove CA: Top Concerns of Family Caregivers
Caregiver in Elk Grove CA: Three of the top concerns noted by family caregivers are taking care of their personal health, lack of respite care, and feelings of isolation.
Swine producers take time to learn about energy saving steps and solar energy
FAIRMONT, Minn. – Last November, swine producers from southern Minnesota gathered to discuss the energy costs associated with raising pigs. The Swine Energy Management Seminar focused on on-farm energy use,
How Gold Nanoparticles Could Improve Solar Energy Storage
Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods.