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TEXAS REQUESTED ENERGY CONSERVATION AFTER SIX POWER PLANTS CLOGGED

After six power plants went down unexpectedly Last Friday — and with hot weather expected across Texas— the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on Friday evening was seen asking consumers to conserve electricity through [...]

By |May 19th, 2022|Categories: News/Stories|

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Healdsburg Floating Solar Project

  ||Building Better Bay Area || Perched along the Russian River, the town of Healdsburg is best known for its excellent wine and weekend getaways. But these days, the sun does more than just ripen [...]

California Net Energy Metering Policy Reform

CPUC Seeks Industry Feedback   Net metering is a critical policy to advance rooftop solar, and it has been incredibly effective in California. So effective, that it has driven down the wholesale cost [...]

Transparent Solar Panels

Solar adoption continues to grow. The gear needed is still relatively large, though, requiring dedicated space on something like a rooftop. However, innovators around the world have been working on ways to avoid that problem. [...]

SOLAR ENERGY TOPS NUCLEAR FOR POWERING CREWED MISSIONS TO MARS

An artist’s rendering of a crewed Martian biomanufactory powered by photovoltaics and capable of synthesizing food and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing biopolymers and recycling biological waste. (Artwork credit: Davian Ho) While the debate between solar energy [...]

CALIFORNIA SETS RECORD FOR USING RENEWABLE ENERGY

The Golden State, which is on the road to having a carbon-free power grid within 25 years, got a short glimpse of that possibility earlier this month. On April 3, 2022, California’s main grid ran [...]

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