Solar Power

Huge, Rare Plant Population Found Near Solar Power Site
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Though the newly documented population is about six miles from the solar project site itself, the paper's authors express concern that pumping of groundwater to maintain the power tower project could lower the local water table, severely damaging the …

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President Obama Backs Solar Power Once More
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President Barack Obama installed solar panels on the White House earlier this year, but a new presidential memorandum could see solar on all 500,000 federal buildings by 2020. The president understands the importance of leading by example, but are …

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Wind & Solar Power Best for Navajos
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Part of the debate about how to approach pollution cleanup at the big Navajo Generating Station coal-fired power plant near the Grand Canyon has always revolved around jobs and revenues for the Navajo Nation. Federal regulators heard more on this in …

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India Readies Big Move Into Solar Energy
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When the proposed project is finished in seven years, government officials say, carpets of photovoltaic solar panels will turn the site into a potential supplier of 4,000 megawatts of electricity capable of delivering power to millions of homes across …

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Big Batteries Needed To Make Fickle Wind And Solar Power Work
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That's because California is planning to rely increasingly on power supplies that aren't necessarily available every minute of every day. The state plans to get one-third of its electricity from wind and solar energy by 2020. Utilities in the state are …

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Transforming India's Future With Solar Power
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Over the past three years, India has taken a significant step forward in implementing its green growth agenda by commissioning 2,000 MW of solar power at the world's lowest tariff. Solar power can reduce India's dependence on imports of diesel and coal …

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Greggs bakes in solar power
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The solar panels will help Greggs meet a target to cut its carbon emissions by one quarter per £1m of turnover from 2010 to 2015, alongside energy efficiency measures in both its shops and bakeries. The company has also this year been striving to boost …

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