Posts tagged: renewable energy

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico May Shift To 100% Renewable Energy

After Hurricane Maria left many on the island without electricity for nearly a year, politicians are leaning toward a more sustainable and resilient way to power Puerto Rico. BY: Adele Peters After Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico’s power grid, causing the longest blackout in U.S. history, it ignited a new push for renewable energy–a solution that could be […]

School District Soars Into The Future On Solar Energy

By: Bay Stephens BIG SKY – The spring of 2017 saw the installation of Big Sky School District’s 7.125 kW solar photovoltaic array on the south-facing roof of Ophir School. The system—an array of solar panels that looks down on the playground—along with a digital kiosk run by Bonneville Environmental Foundation displaying the energy data, […]

Walmart Strikes Renewable Energy Deal with SunPower

The agreement will see a combination of rooftop and ground-mount systems installed. Construction of the solar systems is slated to start in the first half of 2019 By: Anmar Frangoul Grocery giant Walmart has entered into an agreement with SunPower that will see the renewable energy firm install solar power at two distribution centers and 19 […]

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T-Mobile will power its Washington headquarters with 100% renewable energy by 2021

By: Kelly Pickerel T-Mobile announced it has signed on to Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Green Direct program, giving the company access to a blend of local wind and solar renewable energy sources, which will be used to power its Bellevue, Washington, headquarters with 100% renewable energy by 2021. This move will help the Un-carrier save millions […]

Greek Island Tilos On Its Way To Becoming Fully Powered By Renewable Energy

By: Megan Treacy A small Greek island is about to show the islands around the world how to become energy independent using only renewable sources, if only on a small scale. The small island of Tilos is located in the Aegean Sea and is home to only about 500 people year-round, but that population doubles during […]