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Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
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Battle of solar pits rooftop against utility-scale systems 26.7.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
An emerging battle in the renewable-energy wars is between "big solar" and "little solar," between utility-scale arrays and panels on a family's rooftop.
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Editorial: The importance of solar research 25.7.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The U.S. should boost its support for research in solar and other energy sources, and a couple of fascinating reports in recent days underscore why.
S. Utes want solar plant 18.7.2015 Durango Herald
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe is moving closer to powering some of its buildings with electricity from its own solar plant. The tribe received a grant for $1.5 million from the Department of Energy for the project, said Bob Zahradnik, operating director for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund, and has until the end of the year to...
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Solar plane pilots: Rapid climb, descent stressed batteries 16.7.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — The pilots of a grounded solar-powered airplane say they put too much stress on the batteries of their aircraft as they were leaving Japan for a five-day record-breaking flight to Hawaii.
New estimate for VA hospital includes $180 million for parking lots 15.7.2015 Denver Post: Local
Parking at the new VA hospital in Aurora won't come cheap — especially for U.S. taxpayers. According to new cost estimates obtained by The Denver Post, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs plans to spend more than $180 million on three parking complexes at the unfinished medical facility, which is expected to open no earlier than ...
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Owner of "Tetris" rights launches solar energy venture in Hawaii 12.7.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
High above this bustling city — in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live — there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others.
Secret Hideout 10.7.2015 Durango Herald
Looking for a sweet place to crash? Check out these sweet pads, from refined alpine cottages to a desert trailer with a view.Harness the energy of northern New Mexico. Abiquiu, New Mexico is a desert oasis. In this unique landscape, the light bends over mesas and melts horizons, and this passive solar, adobe casita fits right...
IREA floats tariff plan to tap customers "causing us to lose money" 9.7.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The board of Intermountain Rural Electric Association, Colorado's biggest electric cooperative, is proposing a new — and potentially groundbreaking — tariff to deal with the growth of rooftop solar in its service area.
Wise: Air travel is terrible for the environment. Can new technology change that? 17.6.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Summer is upon us, and with it peak U.S. airline travel: this July, more than 80 million passengers will cross American skies.
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Denver solar, energy-efficiency programs touted by federal officials 9.6.2015 Denver Post: Business
With a backdrop of shimmering rooftop solar panels, government officials gathered Monday to extol an energy-saving initiative at a Denver low-income housing ...
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Cost of solar power vexing to Colorado system owners, electric coops 7.6.2015 Denver Post: Business
When Tim Edmonson moved to Castle Rock, the one thing he wanted on his new home was solar panels.
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Grid Alternatives and Denver get solar panels for low-income families 6.6.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Mary Martinez always wanted solar panels on her home to help with her electric bill, but she could never afford ...
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N. Korea races to boost power in time for party anniversary 3.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is racing to boost its electricity supply by up to 50 percent with the completion of several generating stations by the end of the year and is pushing alternative resources like solar — already used extensively in the countryside — to ease its chronic shortages, a government expert told
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IREA delays new solar energy rates amid homeowner complaints 3.6.2015 Denver Post: Business
Faced with protests from homeowners with solar arrays, the Intermountain Rural Electric Association decided Tuesday to delay moving forward with new solar energy ...
Commercial-scale solar doing well in Alamosa, officials say 18.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) — Commercial-scale solar farms want to keep growing in Alamosa County, with companies hoping to beat a December 2016 deadline for a federal tax credit that has been driving substantial solar development in recent years.
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Free coffee Monday morning in advance of Colorado Energy Expo 11.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
On this sunny Monday morning, free cups of solar-powered Joe will be poured in downtown Denver.
Wadhwa: Tesla's Powerwall is latest step toward clean-energy future 2.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Most people are skeptical that we're heading into a clean-energy future. They find it hard to believe that solar energy is fewer than 14 years away from meeting 100 percent of today's energy needs.
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Tesla to expand battery reach 1.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
FOSTER CITY, calif. —Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid
Tempe-based First Solar reports $62 million loss 1.5.2015 azcentral.com | business
First Solar, which reported a quarterly loss of $62 million, warns its earnings can be "lumpy" from quarter to ...
SolarCity relocating 85 Arizona workers, cites solar fees 1.5.2015 azcentral.com | business
SolarCity is relocating at least 85 installers, saying SRP's new solar fees are too ...
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