Reuters is reporting that the world’s largest solar power station will be located in Australia. Here’s an excerpt and link to the full story: SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia plans to build the world’s largest solar power station with an output of 1000 megawatts in a A$1.4 billion (US$1.05 billion) investment, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said […]
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It is no longer uncommon for those using solar energy systems to sell excess electricity generated back to the power companies. It is, however, uncommon to see a local news story about a hardware store owner doing so. The hardware store owner is located in an ideal area; St. Augustine, Florida. Will we see green […]
Large Scale Floating Solar Farms Gaining Traction In one proposal by researchers from Norway and Switzerland, millions of clustered floating islands that convert carbon dioxide to methanol fuel could help reduce the amount of green house gases in the atmosphere. More information on this proposal for “solar methanol islands” can be found in a paper […]
Future energy storage solutions will put more wind and solar on the grid. Battery storage may be considered an old technology. More creative solutions are needed in the renewable energy market. Pumped Hydroelectric energy storage is one example somewhat common. Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, or pumped hydroelectric energy storage, is a type of hydroelectric energy storage used […]
We all love to cut expenses, save money and garner high-returns for our retirement savings. One smart thing you and I can do is cut our utility costs and invest the savings in our retirement account; month after month. Buying a solar panel system then comes to mind. I, for one, have evaluated the financial […]
Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market Exclusive collaboration marks entrance of Mercedes-Benz Energy products into U.S. market Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the U.S. The […]
Borrego Solar and Greenwood Energy Complete Ithaca College Solar Array Given solar energy is now competitive with fossil fuels, you’ll see more press releases from universities, corporations and residential developers in 2017. It is my expectation that the growth of solar energy will be substantial in 2017 and beyond. Below is an excerpt of a PRWEB […]
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The bailout legislation includes a $17 billion energy tax package; a big win for solar, wind and hybrids.
Several corporations with extensive data centers have committed to green energy initiatives. In addition, funding sources are now pushing sustainability forward as well. The following is an excerpt from our friends at Data Center Frontier. Greener Capital: Aligned Lines up $1 Billion for Expansion Sustainability-linked loan structure ties terms to #ESG metrics. Data center providers […]
Are you looking to save energy and save money? Learning more about energy tools and energy calculators is a good place to start. Here’s a list of energy tools for 2019 to help you on your journey to save energy and save your hard earned money: Solar Calculator: Going solar in 2019? The Energy Department’s Solar PV […]
An Australian university innovates an “out of the box” environmental sustainability system and cuts their overall electrical usage by 40%. The system at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) began operation in September 2019. The unique sustainability system stores energy generated by 6,000 solar panels installed on buildings throughout campus rooftops. The environmental sustainability […]