Tag Archives: Solar energy

The solar world we might have had via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter We needn’t have had Fukushima at all, now 12 years old and still emitting radiation, still not “cleaned up”, still responsible for forbidden zones where no one can live, play, work, grow crops. We needn’t have … Continue reading

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Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy vie Reuters

[…] Solar power is set to become profitable in Japan as early as this quarter, according to the Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF), freeing it from the need for government subsidies and making it the last of the G7 economies … Continue reading

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Car bomb, house explosion rock solar energy campaign in Louisiana via fusion.net

The home and two cars of a campaign finance director for a pro-solar energy candidate running for Louisiana’s utility regulatory board were blown up Thursday. No one was injured in the explosions, and authorities have yet to established a direct … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels via ThinkProgress (Reader Supported News)

klahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result of a new bill passed by the state legislature and expected to be signed … Continue reading

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Myths And Facts About Solar Energy via Reader Supported News

Conservative media have denigrated solar energy by denying its sustainability, ignoring its successes, and arguing the U.S. should simply cede the solar market to China. Yet this booming industry has made great strides, and with the right policies can become … Continue reading

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German Solar Installations Surpass 30 GWp Milestone via Germany Trade and Invest

Berlin/Frankfurt – Germany installed roughly 320 MWp of solar power in August, according to initial reports. This addition has bumped Germany past 30 GWp, the first country in the world to reach this level of photovoltaic capacity. German solar installations … Continue reading

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Japan’s new feed-in tariff is attractive for solar and wind via focus.com

The new feed-in tariff scheme in Japan offers attractive returns for both solar and wind power projects, according to analyst Bloomberg New Energy Finance. By Kari Williamson The development of wind and solar projects in Japan will generate highly attractive … Continue reading

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State’s solar energy output reaches milestone via San Francisco Chronicle

David R. Baker, Chronicle Staff Writer Wednesday, November 9, 2011 California has installed enough rooftop solar panels to generate more than 1 gigawatt of electricity, a milestone only five countries worldwide have reached. And California has the potential to add … Continue reading

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London station gets solar makeover via Energy Live News

Posted on 04 October 2011 by Tom Gibson Work began on London Blackfriars station’s roof today to install 4,400 solar photovoltaic panels, which will make it one of the world’s largest solar bridges. The new roof, being built on the … Continue reading

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