Solar for All New Parking Lots and Highways

A Look at Recent Bills in Rhode Island and California A recent bill proposed in Rhode Island called the Solar Neighborhoods Act suggests that all newly constructed buildings and parking lots over 16,000 square feet should have solar panels.   Likewise in California, Senate Bill 49 has been introduced to support tax credits for solar canopies [...]

By |2023-04-14T16:23:55+00:00April 14th, 2023|Newsletter|0 Comments

How the Netherlands Became Europe’s Solar Power Leader?

The Netherlands has become Europe's per-capita solar powerhouse, with an average of two solar panels per inhabitant and an installed capacity of more than 1 kilowatt per person. The country has more than 48 million solar panels installed, and it continues to find innovative places to put new renewable energy capacity. Solar developers and analysts [...]

By |2023-03-10T18:09:01+00:00March 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Solar Energy is transforming isolated Amazon Communities

Thursday, February 9th, 2023 | Credits: Mongabay| Brazil's Amazon region is a major energy producer in the country. Hydropower plants in the Amazon produce 26 percent of Brazil’s energy, yet hundreds of thousands of families still lack access to electricity and are forced to rely on costly diesel generators. The adoption of renewable energy sources, [...]

By |2023-02-09T17:27:12+00:00February 9th, 2023|News/Stories|0 Comments

SOLAR INSTALLATION IN SOME UNUSUAL PLACES

Solar power now accounts for almost a third of global renewable energy capacity, according to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). From rooftops to carports, from ground-mount to several water bodies, an increasing array of innovative sites are being used to build solar power facilities. It’s estimated that Germany alone could house around 20 gigawatts of [...]

By |2022-09-09T12:43:31+00:00September 9th, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

SOLAR ENERGY IN SPACE

One kilowatt is about what it takes to heat up some leftovers in a microwave — or to power the largest and most technically advanced telescope ever built. Thanks to its solar array, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will stay energy-efficient more than 1 million miles (1.5 million kilometers) from Earth. American engineers at [...]

By |2022-07-21T15:57:17+00:00July 21st, 2022|News/Stories|0 Comments

Distributed Solar v/s Large Scale Solar

Solar panels provide pollution-free energy that delivers far-reaching benefits to people, the environment, the economy, and the electric grid. But unbelievably energy systems development is driven more by financial considerations than environmental ones. Resultantly, it leaves customers more vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Sean Kennedy, a professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign [...]

By |2022-03-23T07:31:03+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Newsletter|0 Comments

CIM Group Celebrates Completion & Commercial Operation of Aquamarine

CIM Group is a community-focused real estate and infrastructure owner, operator, lender, and developer. However, for the last several years, the group is repurposing selenium-contaminated and drainage-impaired farmland for the development of clean energy. Recently the group has welcomed government, labor, business, and civic leaders at a celebratory event. The occasion was to celebrate [...]

By |2022-02-03T19:52:34+00:00February 3rd, 2022|News/Stories|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Adds Solar + Storage

The U.S. Air Force has announced a comprehensive energy infrastructure upgrade project at Hurlburt Field outside Destin, Florida. The project will upgrade infrastructure and support critical power and grid stability needs at the base. Through the $22.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC), the project will reduce the base’s energy costs by 17.7%. Further [...]

By |2021-12-22T19:40:41+00:00December 22nd, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments

Driscolls picks solar power

The company is using the sun not only to grow berries but also to cut its operational costs. Driscolls is a California-based global leader in fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. The company develops exclusive patented berry varieties using only traditional breeding methods. The Sun, which helps them grow berries of different kinds, is [...]

By |2021-08-26T18:23:02+00:00August 26th, 2021|Newsletter|0 Comments
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