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Consumers push Georgia Power for more solar, energy efficiency|
Georgia Power has no plans to increase its use of solar power beyond a program announced last year. Clean energy advocates said at a hearing Tuesday that consumers could be saving money and breathing cleaner air if the utility beefed up its renewable
PolitiFact: Job count elusive for Georgia's solar energy industry|
Echols included a Web link in his tweet about the number of people employed in the solar industry. The link came from the Solar Foundation, which does research to educate and spread the gospel of solar energy. In November, the foundation released its
Get Ready for the Solar Energy Boom|
The Week on the coming solar energy boom John Aziz assesses what the declining prices of solar panels mean for the future of sustainable energy. "If the trend stays on track for another eight to 10 years, solar generated electricity in the U.S. will
Is a solar-energy boom coming?|
he total solar energy hitting Earth each year is equivalent to 12.2 trillion watt-hours. That's over 20,000 times more than the total energy all of humanity consumes each year. And yet photovoltaic solar panels, the instruments that convert solar
Glastonbury To Install Additional Solar Panels At School Bus Yard, Parks And ...|
Solar City project developer Brent Eskay said future projects include installation of panels at Smith Middle School, Nayaug and Hebron Avenue elementary schools. He said he has presented the technology to many towns and cities across the state.
Using solar power to pump oil.|
GlassPoint's technology is a low-cost twist on the concentrated solar power plants of the past. GlassPoint's troughs of mirrors are made from thin, lightweight and inexpensive aluminum sheets. A decent breeze could knock those troughs out of alignment,
Solar Energy Industries Association Responds Regarding China Trade Dispute|
The solar trade dilemma seems far from over, but things are moving forward. The question remains exactly where they will move. Here's an announcement put out by the Solar Energy Industries Association last night regarding what it and its allies have
CUNY Helps NYC Reevaluate the Importance of Solar Energy|
On Tuesday, June 4, the City University of New York will help promote the utilization of solar energy as the key to a more efficient and economically reliable future by hosting the 2013 NYC Solar Summit at the CUNY Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue).
WakaWaka Power is your personal pocket-sized solar power station|
A solar-powered solution that can provide not only bright and efficient lighting, but also store enough power to charge cell phones and other gadgets goes a long way toward reducing energy poverty, and WakaWaka Power can do all of that, while also
Off-Grid Electricity Is Power|
In an interview with contributor Diane Toomey, Lucey explains how Solar Sister's operations rely on selling inexpensive, off-the-grid solar energy systems to households to power lamps and recharge cell phones. Since 2010, Solar
Renewable Energy in Brunei
The group, to be called the East Asia Summit Energy Cooperation Task Force, follows in the wake of a larger initiative, the US-Asia Pacific Comprehensive Partnership for a Sustainable Energy Future, which is committed to increasing access to electricity across Asia. In line with regional priorities, the partnership is focused on renewable energy, encouraging the use of wind, solar, geothermal and other sustainable sources. The US has committed to providing up to $6bn in support through the partnership, in part through financing from the US Export-Import Bank. A number of projects have been proposed for the task force, such as the establishment of a public-private dialogue on removing barriers to investment in alternative energy projects. The group will also promote the dissemination of information that could facilitate investments....
Solar Energy Industries Association Responds to China Trade Dispute
Reacting to published reports that the United States and the European Union are trying to settle a lingering trade dispute with China over anti-dumping and anti-subsidy allegations, John Smirnow, vice president of trade and competitiveness for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – issued the following statement:
“Meeting last week in China, SEIA and the Asia PV Industry Association – along with several other organizations – agreed to a joint policy position, the Shanghai Solar Declaration , which strongly encourages the United States, China, the European Union and other nations to engage in multilateral trade negotiations aimed at ending this costly and disruptive dispute.
“After expressing our intentions to the White House, we are very encouraged that these long-needed negotiations appear ready to proceed. Simply put, it’s time for everyone to work together toward a fair resolution of these cases.
“There is clear evidence that disputes within one segment of the industry affect the entire solar supply chain. What’s more, they cause a ripple effect throughout the economies of the United States, Asia and Europe. In addition to resolving current disagreements, we hope this process will also lead to the creation of a pro-competitive, collaborative framework for preventing future trade conflicts and ensuring the adoption of balanced and equitable agreements in the future....