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Race is on to site Largest U.S. Solar Farm

Solar power experts have been working behind the scenes on a project that will see the most advanced and the largest solar power farm emerging to change the landscape somewhere in the southeastern United States…

Duke Energy hits top 10 list for solar power

Duke Energy Carolinas has cracked the top 10 utilities for solar-power production, according to the Solar Energy Power Association’s annual rankings.

It’s the first time a…

Solar Tunnel Built on Belgian High-Speed Rail Line

A European high-speed rail network has begun generating electricity from 16,000 solar panels installed atop a two-mile rail tunnel…

Japanese PM pledges 10 mn solar-powered homes

Japan will have ten million solar-powered homes, Prime Minister Naoto Kan pledged Wednesday, as the country makes a major push in coming years towards renewable energy following its nuclear crisis.

“Japan aims to install…

Solar Panels for Backup Power at Nuclear Plants

The Foundation for Resilient Societies, a citizen group dedicated to protection of critical infrastructure against natural disasters, has proposed solar panels and other high-reliability power sources to supply backup c…

One Block Off the Grid Expands with Solar Leasing

The group solar buying program, One Block Off the Grid, announced this week that it will begin offering leases for solar panel installations in addition to…

Emerson To Provide Power Technology For One Of The Largest Solar Energy Projects In US

Emerson has been awarded a contract to supply power technology for one of the largest solar energy projects in the United States. Under an agreement with Wind Turbine and Energy Cables (WTEC) Emerson will provide utili…

California Green Designs completes largest commercial solar installation in LA

California Green Designs has completed the largest commercial solar installation in Los Angeles at Konoike-Pacific (KPAC), a cold-storage warehouse in Wilmington.

The installation, located on more than 140,000 squa…

Japan ‘plans solar panels for all new buildings’

Japan is considering a plan that would make it compulsory for all new buildings and houses to come fitted with solar panels by 2030, a business daily said Sunday.

The plan, expected to be unveiled at the upcoming G8 Summ…

Charlotte firm gets $91M loan guarantee for Colorado solar farm

Charlotte-based Cogentrix Energy will get a $90.6 million federal loan guarantee to help finance a 30-megawatt solar farm planned for San Luis valley in Colorado.
Our sister publication, the Denver Business Journal, says the U.S. Department of Energy a…

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