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Downtown Development Prompts Changes in County’s Solar Panel Plans

By: Stanley Dunlap A 2016 agreement to install solar panels outside Macon-Bibb County government buildings was hailed as a historic moment as officials took the lead in supporting renewable energy. But as measurements were being taken for panels that would go in the parking lot of the Macon-Bibb County Government Center, a proposed mixed-use development […]

Thursday July 20th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

China Built a 248-Acre Solar Power Plant Shaped Like a Giant Panda

By: Alexander Haro China is quickly taking the lead in the global race for the next and greatest form of energy. It’s not going to come from fossil fuels, which sucks for everyone who works in the fossil fuel industry and everyone with their hands fondling the balls of the fossil fuel industry. It’s good for the […]

Tuesday July 18th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

These Transparent, Solar Power-Generating Windows Are the World’s First

By: nbcmach Energy-Neutral A tech startup on a mission to make modern commercial and housing estates energy neutral has outfitted the headquarters of a Dutch bank with the world’s first commercial, fully transparent solar-power-generating windows. The windows have solar cells installed in the edges at a specific angle that allows the incoming solar light to be […]

Sunday July 16th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Germany Breaks Green Energy Record by Generating 35% of Power from Renewables in First Half of 2017

By: Markus Wacket, Erik Kirschbaum Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association. Germany is aiming to phase out its nuclear power plants by 2022. Its renewable energy has been rising steadily over the last two decades […]

Friday July 14th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Renewables Will Be the ‘Cheapest Form of New Power Generation’ By 2020

By: Graham Rapier Renewable energy sources, like solar and wind, are quickly becoming as cheap—even cheaper—than their carbon-intensive counterparts like coal. New research from Morgan Stanley estimates that renewables will be the cheapest source of power in the world in less than three years. “Numerous key markets recently reached an inflection point where renewables have become […]

Wednesday July 12th, 2017 in Latest Post | No Comments »