User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
Last updated: Jan 25 2015 14:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Utilities vie for time in the sun 25.1.2015 Denver Post: Business
Traditional firms consider options to capitalize on solar.
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Solar plane pioneers lay out round-the-world flight plan 20.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The team behind a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft that is attempting to fly around the world said Tuesday the clean-energy plane will stop in India, China and the United States in a historic journey set to begin as early as next month.
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N.M. solar users could be charged fee 31.12.2014 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest electric provider has proposed charging fees to customers with rooftop solar systems, saying those customers still rely on the grid when the sun isn’t shining and should pay their fair share of the fixed costs of maintaining the system.The state’s solar industry has vowed to...
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Churches going green to save on energy costs 29.12.2014 Denver Post: Local
Some western Colorado churches are looking to the heavens to spend less on utilities, while others see hope in the flames of high-efficiency ...
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Regulators dampen hopes for tribal solar project 23.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
The Moapa Solar Energy Center would have provided 175 megawatts to Nevada's largest utility.
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Shards of hope in the Mojave 22.12.2014 Current Issue
Review of “29” by Mary Sojourner.
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Wave of technology disruptions is just beginning 20.12.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry.
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First Solar takes stake in Louisville-based Clean Energy Collective 10.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
Louisville-based Clean Energy Collective, a builder of community solar gardens, is getting a major financial and strategic boost from First Solar Inc., one of the nation's top utility-scale solar ...
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Colorado PUC rejects Xcel Solar Connect plan over competition concerns 9.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy's bid to create a premium solar energy program — potentially in competition with solar installers — was rejected Monday by the Colorado Public Utilities ...
PUC OKs 2-year plan advocates say puts end to install "solar coaster" 25.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission Monday approved a two-year new plan for rooftop and community solar installations in a move to offer more stability to the ...
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Mid-valley homes featured on annual green building tour 4.11.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Standing next to a $6,000 bank of solar batteries in the mechanical room of a remote Routt County home, Tom McCarthy points out the connected monitoring system, explaining how the technology serves as the brains of his entirely off-grid home. “This system has been working great,” said McCarthy, founder and co-owner of Brightside Solar, to a dozen or so local residents there to see the sustainable efforts of the homeowner. The home was one of three residences toured by about 30 locals Sunday as part of the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Clean Energy Collective Green Building Tour. Using newer technology, McCarthy and Matthew Piva, co-owner at Brightside Solar, are able to monitor how the solar panel system is working remotely, checking usage and efficiency without making the trip to the rural home, up a steep and windy dirt road off of Routt County Road 14. “I’m interested to see what other people are doing,” said Steamboat resident Gates Gooding, who attended the tour. “I’m looking for ideas for ...
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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom — and glut 2.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom—and glut 30.10.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
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Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power 28.10.2014 Denver Post: Business
DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with ...
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The Latest: When wind and solar need reliable backup power 27.10.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Western grid operators can now buy backup power on a real-time, open market to smooth intermittent renewables.
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Reframing rays 26.10.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
When Michelle Rose went hunting for a new home, she was looking for three bedrooms and baths, a nice floor plan and granite countertops.
Mackintosh Academy students in Littleton win grant for solar panels 25.10.2014 Denver Post: Local
Mackintosh Academy in Littleton was recently awarded a grant for about $96,000 to purchase and install solar panels for its campus, thanks to the work of a group of sixth ...
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Net metering is a way to move Colorado toward climate justice 24.10.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Some may wonder why "environmental justice" is among the "Five Strategic Game Changer Initiatives" of the NAACP.
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There are many ways to do solar right 22.10.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Xcel Energy has been talking a lot about solar energy this year. Advertising proclaiming the need to "Do Solar Right" was ubiquitous before the utility proposed a new solar program of 50MW of centralized power that it wants to sell the public.
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Coconino County solar projects to save money 21.10.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
Coconino County has began its first of four solar projects that will reduce the county government's energy consumption by up to ...
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