Solar Power

How One Austin Church Could Lead to More Urban Solar Power
stateimpact.npr.org

The promise of harnessing the power of the sun and turning it into renewable energy has attracted countless businesses, governments and environmental groups. But it might be a church here in Austin that ends up bringing one of the next breakthroughs in …

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As Solar Power Grows, Dispute Flares Over US Utility Bills
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These so-called "net metering" policies are adding up to a headache for electric company officials, who are watching monthly utility income shrink as more and more solar panels crown the homes in their service areas. (Take the related quiz: "What You …

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Georgia Power prepares to buy more solar power
www.bizjournals.com

The additional 425 MWs named in the RFP, referred to by the company as the ASI-Prime program, are to fulfill a requirement made by the PSC in 2013 that the company further increase its solar power capacity by 525 megawatts by the end of 2015. Of that …

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Solar Power Growing Pains: How Will Hawaii And Germany Cope With The …
www.ibtimes.com

Solar panel setups can often supply enough juice to power a home, and more – with any excess electricity fed back into the grid. But this makes managing the flow of power a bit more difficult for the utility, compounded by the fact that solar power …

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WSSC turns to solar power to cut sewage- treatment electricity costs
www.washingtonpost.com

Their host: a sewage-treatment plant in Montgomery County, one of the first in the Washington region to try solar power. The panels, also installed at a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission facility in Upper Marlboro, began operating in October.

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North Carolina has morphed into a solar power leader this year
gigaom.com

Yes, North Carolina is home to Apple's two recently finished massive (40 MW total) solar panel farms. But the state also has emerged on its own as a major market for solar. According to the latest report from the Solar Energy Industry Association and …

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Elon Musk's Companies Team Up To Tackle Solar Power's Biggest Flaw, and …
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That sentence right there has pretty much been the rallying cry for solar power doubters for quite some time, and to a certain degree, that adage has been correct. Recently, though, two companies owned by Elon Musk, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) and SolarCity …

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