Solar

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California aims to "bottle sunlight" in energy storage push

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:19pm
Category: 
Energy

California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.

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Putting Robots to Work in Solar Energy

Published: 
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 5:08pm
Category: 
Energy

In a dusty yard under a blistering August sun, Rover was hard at work, lifting 45-pound solar panels off a stack and installing them, one by one, into a concrete track.

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Tax Programs to Finance Clean Energy Catch On

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:50pm
Category: 
Energy

Over the years, as Rick Murphy helped expand his family’s auto business in Edina, Minn., outside Minneapolis, he wanted to install solar panels to cut the electricity bills, but the upfront cost was too high.

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Imperial County betting its future on renewable energy

Published: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:03pm
Category: 
Energy

Situated in the southeastern corner of California, bordering Arizona and Mexico, Imperial County has long depended on agriculture and cash crops that grew from the good earth.

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DWP will allow customers to sell back excess solar energy

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The so-called feed-in-tariff program would pay customers 17 cents per kilowatt hour for energy produced on their own equipment.