Tallahassee solar farm set to go live, light up thousands of homes

Tallahassee solar farm set to go live, light up thousands of homes

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Click here to view original web page at www.tallahassee.com On January 1, a $33.2 million, 20 megawatt solar farm will be connected to Tallahassee’s energy grid, giving thousands of customers the option of lighting up their lives with energy…
Solar powered Train makes debut in Australia

Are refurbishes trains from the past helping to pave the way for solars future?

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, is located in eastern Australia and is known as a surfer and backpacker's paradise with a population of around 5,000, and they have just completed the ultimate up-cycling solar project we've ever seen. The Byron Bay…
How much electricity does a solar panel produce?

How much electricity does a solar panel produce?

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The amount of electricity a solar panel produces depends on three main things: the size of the panel, the efficiency of the solar cells inside, and the amount of sunlight the panel gets. How big are solar panels? When we say “solar panel,”…
Solar means business, now more than ever: The top U.S. companies using solar energy

The top 10 U.S. companies using solar energy

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This holiday season, we wanted to highlight some of the retailers and services that are actively offsetting their carbon footprint by using solar energy and helping to save themselves millions in the process. U.S. businesses continue to adopt…

Energy Heavyweights Unveils Plan for Puerto Rico’s Future Grid

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Group of Energy Heavyweights Unveils Plan for Puerto Rico’s Future Grid The resulting document sets out an ambitious overhaul of the island’s electric system. The “build back better” strategy considers immediate restoration efforts,…
Clean energy has a dirty secret

Clean energy’s dirty secret; Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

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ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity. Yet something remarkable is happening. From being peripheral to the energy system just over a decade ago, they…
Japanese solar firm to take on Tesla in roof tile market

Japanese solar firm to take on Tesla in roof tile market

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Solar Frontier K.K. plans to sell solar panels incorporated into roofing and wall materials, taking on Tesla Inc. in building technology that can generate power in the smallest spaces available. Solar Frontier, a wholly owned unit of…
Pepsi orders 100 trucks from Tesla

Tesla gets 100 truck order from PepsiCo

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Tesla is making significant headway in electric vehicles. Beverage companies are continuing to drink Elon Musk’s Kool-Aid. A few days after Anheuser-Busch made the largest preorder of Tesla’s all-electric Semi trucks, PepsiCo swooped in…
The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

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After decades of false starts, solar power in America is finally poised for its breakthrough moment. The price of solar panels has dropped by more than 80 percent since President Obama took office, and the industry is beginning to compete with…
What the Tax Legislation Conference Committee Means for Clean Energy

Taxing away Clean Energy

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How the government is catering to fossil fuel companies by taxing away clean energy...   Electric vehicles Currently, buyers are eligible for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500 per electric vehicle. The existing program is capped…