Solar Power

Three Things to Know About Solar Power
capeandislands.org

Solar power installations in Massachusetts have increased 80-fold in just six years, outstripping state officials' goals and surprising many. If you've ever thought solar power was only for the tropics or desserts, think again. In May of this year …

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U. uses solar power to save energy costs
www.dailytargum.com

Rutgers' efforts to save money on energy bills and avoid harming the environment through renewable energy sources can be described as fairly successful, at least when it comes to the installation of two solar power projects on Livingston Campus.

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1 Industry Terrified of Solar Power
www.fool.com

But the solar industry has suddenly thrown a wrench in that model. The centralized power model is predicated on having the utility own, or buy, power and then distributing it to customers. Solar allows customers to be the generators and even to sell …

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TVA program changes halt KCS solar panel initiative
www.wbir.com

TVA is offering incentives for groups that support and implement low-cost cleaner energy, but the mayor's office says new rules reduced the amount TVA was willing to pay "green power providers" and cut the solar incentive. Because of the changes, Mayor …

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Tesla's Industrial-Grade Solar Power Storage System
www.businessweek.com

Courtesy SolarCityThis week, SolarCity, which sells and installs solar panels for residential and commercial customers, began offering an industrial-grade power storage unit produced by Tesla (TSLA). The system mounts on a wall and looks something like …

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ALEC calls for penalties on "free rider" solar-panel owners
grist.org

For 2014, ALEC plans to promote a suite of model bills and resolutions aimed at blocking Barack Obama from cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and state governments from promoting the expansion of wind and solar power through regulations known as …

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Turning the Moon into a Giant Space Solar Power Hub
news.discovery.com

The best thing about the moon is that one lunar hemisphere is constantly bathed in sunlight (except for the occasional eclipse), so using solar arrays to generate power may not seem like such a stretch. Take China's recently-launched Chang'e 3 Yutu …

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