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Iowa's Largest Solar Farm Up and Running

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Iowa — The state’s largest solar farm opened this week in eastern Iowa. It will generate enough energy to power over 100 homes and businesses. 127 more words


U.S. Hits China Solar Firms

NEW DELH—The U.S. is shaking up the global solar-equipment industry by imposing heavy antidumping tariffs on Chinese makers, a move that is benefiting not just producers at home but also those operating in Asia and encouraging them to expand. 8 more words

Energy News

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¶   “No Need for Indian Point” Independent expert analysis commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council provides a road map for replacing the aging and risky nuclear facility with renewable power — like wind and solar — and increased energy efficiency. 479 more words

Nuclear Power

Solar Power Starts to Boom in Latin America, and More!


Venture capital continues to flow into the US solar industry, specifically $31 million to solar film cell startup Solerel. One US solar company has just  263 more words

How many solar panels would it take to power Earth?

What would a world powered by solar energy alone look like? According to one study, it would need to be enough solar panels to fill an area about the size of West Virginia. 13 more words

Energy News

The poor carbon footprint of wind and solar

Paul Joskow pointed out that these costs do not take account of the costs of intermittency: wind power is not generated on a calm day, nor solar power at night. 34 more words

Environmental Economics

Renewable Energy Update: July 2014

A lot has been happening in the renewable energy realm this summer, especially when it comes to green technology. So far this year, renewables have accounted for… 315 more words