Originally published on Cost of Solar. Looking at the map, Hawaii appears to be an ideal solar market. Every sun-worshipper on Earth knows the value of a Hawaiian vacation for its fabulous solar insolation. High electricity prices due to the huge costs of importing fossil-fuel-based energy resources make renewables like solar and wind power a […]
Minnesota has just dedicated the largest solar far in the midwest. The North Star facility will supply power for 20,000 homes. In other news, Minnesota Power will shutter two more coal fired plants by the end of 2018.
Vote No on Amendment 1 on the Florida ballot. It’s a scam that does exactly the opposite of what it promise to do. Don’t be taken in by this carefully crafted bait and switch effort.
250 miles west of Senegal, the island nation of Cape Verde is making plans to ditch fossil fuels and derive 100% of its electricity from wind and solar power by 2020.
Covering 1.2% of the Sahara Desert with solar panels could generate enough electricity to power the entire world says professor Mehran Moalem on Quora.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Friday to switch to 100% renewable energy as soon as possible. The action by the Council directs the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to develop a plan for deriving 100% of the electricity the city uses fromrenewable sources. The directive specifies that LADWP should examine […]
China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia plan a global ultra-high voltage grid for renewable energy. But first, they must settle their political differences.
Campaigning in Pennsylvania on Monday, Donald Trump confirmed he is an ignoramus by telling the audience that solar power was too expensive and wind turbines kill all the birds.
Switch, the operator of two large data centers in Nevada, has sued the state public utilities commission and NV Energy alleging fraud, negligence and collusion. It seeks $30,000,000 in damages.
The California Public Utilities Commission says its Solar Initiative reached its goal one year earlier than planned, with more than 1,750 megawatts of new solar power installed since 2007.