Half-Price Solar Panels – If You Live in…

From now until March 31, Santa Monica residents will have a golden opportunity to go solar, thanks to a special offer by SolarCity, in partnership with First Solar. In October 2008, SolarCity, centered in Foster…

Utilities Begin to go For Solar in a…

In the last 24 hours two utility companies ordered twice the total solar capacity the United States had installed in 2007, over a gigawatt of solar power. NRG is partnering with Google.org-backed eSolar, a startup…

All That Glitters is not Energy Gold

Today's solar cells are mostly made from silicon, which can be costly to refine and purify, or from thin films of cadmium telluride, which contain relatively rare or toxic elements, making it difficult or impossible…

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Solar Power Partners Takes $32 Million More in…

Another solar-as-a-service company to is doing well in terms of raising funding despite the economic downturn. Solar Power Partners, a Mill Valley, Calif. company that installs panels for commercial customers but retains ownership in order…

Peak Oil Documentary on the BBC – A…

For all those who missed the excellent BBC documentary on Peak Oil and it's potential impact on farming broadcast, last night, Friday 20th called A Farm for the Future. It will be repeated tomorrow, on…

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Greening the National Guard

The National Guard has been working since 2001 to conserve energy. The various measures they have taken include a solar array that provides some power for the New Jersey Army National Guard's training center in…

U.K. Offshore Wind Farms Win Approval

The U.K. moved a step closer to hitting renewable energy goals on Monday after several energy firms and consortia were given the go-ahead to develop offshore wind farms. The deals were agreed between the owner…