This week, Virginiaâ€™s largest solar photovoltaic system, at 104 kW, located at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia just reached the point of producing 100,000 kilowatt hours worth of electricity. That's the equivalent of 40 tons of carbon reduction. In addition, EMUâ€™s … [Read more...] about State's largest solar array reaches key milestone
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The fossil fuel industry has enjoyed subsidies for decades. Now some in Washington say to stop all subsidies in order to make a level playing field. That is ludicrous! Solar and wind costs are dropping but are certainly not within financial reach of many. Within a few years the price of solar will … [Read more...] about Eliminate Solar and Wind Subsidies?
OPEL Solar Asia, supplier of high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar panels and other solar power products earlier this week announced a second deal for its HCPV panels and dual axis trackers in China. The company signed an agreement with a second of the five national power utilities in China, … [Read more...] about East Asia and China to be the fastest growing CPV solar market in the world
(Reuters) - U.S. solar company Calisolar Inc. received a conditional commitment for a $275 million federal loan guarantee to ramp up a silicon manufacturing facility in Ohio, the Department of Energy said on Thursday. Calisolar, a private company in Ohio, will use the grant funding to commercialize … [Read more...] about Move in the Right Direction for Green Job Creation
Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse landed in Brussels Saturday after the pilot aborted a flight to Paris following a series of technical problems, his team said. Apparently poor weather conditions, heavy rains and strong winds, caused the solar powered plane to land earlier than originally … [Read more...] about Abandoned Flight for Solar Powered Aircraft