5 Solar Energy Trends for the Year Ahead

February 1, 2017 by  
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The United States has enough solar energy capacity to power 5.7 million homes. Installing all these solar systems is not a small feat, given that the U.S. solar capacity has grown 17-fold since 2008. The solar energy industry has experienced…

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4 Reasons the Cost of Solar Energy Keeps Falling

November 21, 2016 by  
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The U.S. now has enough solar energy capacity to power 6.2 million homes, according to a recent report by the Solar Energy Industry Association. Solar power is growing at an unprecedented rate of 43 percent, year over year. The plummeting cost of…

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10 GW of Wind Power Installed in U.S. Last Year

January 27, 2010 by  
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With all of the conflict over Cape Wind and the constant reduction in scope of T.

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After California Nixes Energy-Sucking TVs, What’s Next in the Crosshairs?

November 24, 2009 by  
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Photo via nexthttp California recently passed a ban on the most energy sucking TVs , pulling them from store shelves in an effort to decrease how much electricity goes to the devices. It is expected to save enough energy to power 1 million homes and will cut CO2 emissions by 3.5 million tons. That’s a big deal, but a quick glance at the average American’s entertainment system tells us that it’s not the only place a ban li..

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New Zealand Environment Court Says No to Huge Wind Farm

November 9, 2009 by  
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What would have been the Southern Hemisphere’s largest wind farm, a $2 billion NZD ($1.4 billion USD) and 630 MW wind farm in New Zealand, is not happening because New Zealand’s Environment Court says that it would ruin the surrounding landscape. This project would have powered over a million homes and made a huge dent in New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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