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The DOE is using Stimulus act funds to finance the installation of a record number of solar panels on industrial rooftops across the United States.
June 23, 2011, 3:39 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Fukushima? What Fukushima? Germany and Italy are walking away from nuclear in the wake of Japan’s disaster. Not Britain. The UK today named 8 sites suitable for new nuclear power stations.
June 23, 2011, 5:40 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Midwest vs. East Coast: An Ohio company makes a play to become the nation’s first offshore, and freshwater, wind farm.
June 23, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
Google has invested nearly US$1 billion into renewable energy. Its latest commitment to finance a wind power project in California is intended to attract further investment into the sector.
June 22, 2011, 6:00 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Aircraft maker, airlines and European Commission plan to add 2 million tons of sustainable fuel to aviation industry by 2020. Sounds impressive, but it’s really just a drop in the barrel.
June 22, 2011, 9:51 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Need capital to get your 25-megawatt solar farm going? Call San Francisco investment firm CleanPath. They’ve launched an $800 million fund for large scale solar electricity projects.
June 21, 2011, 10:30 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Following last week’s prediction of $1.00 per watt solar panels, Ernst & Young spots a dive that could put solar electricity on par with fossil fuels sooner than you might think.
June 21, 2011, 4:50 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
As construction begins on Nevada’s first wind farm, will radar systems help prevent “barotrauma,” i.e., what happens to a bat that gets too close to a turbine?
June 21, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
Norwegian utility lands major supply of membranes that generate electricity where fresh water meets salt water. NASA, DOE, Hydro-Quebec, post-nuclear Japan show interest in this CO2-free technology.
June 20, 2011, 2:35 PM PDT | By Mark Halper
Government regulators are allowing faulty equipment to remain in service at nuclear facilities across the United States in order to keep aging reactors in service, the AP has found.
June 20, 2011, 10:20 AM PDT | By David Worthington