Posts tagged: renewable energy

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 , , , | 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 […]

Australian Firm Looks to Bring Cheap, Green Energy to the Poor

A small Australian solar and wave energy firm aims to spearhead an effort to bring cheap, clean power to the poor by 2030, targeting hundreds of millions of dollars of projects, one microgrid at a time. Melbourne: A small Australian solar and wave energy firm aims to spearhead an effort to bring cheap, clean power […]

New Technology will Enable Properties to Share Solar Energy

In the UK alone, some 1.5 million homes are equipped with solar panels, and it has been estimated that by 2020 the figure could soar to 10 million, with the prospect of lower energy bills for consumers and massive reductions in CO2 emissions. Now, a University of Huddersfield researcher is developing new technologies that could […]

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

What happens in Vegas…

By: Jim Roth It’s been said that “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” yet Las Vegas and Nevada are making news that is worth talking about for Oklahoma and elsewhere. In this new era of state-led environmental leadership, one state is getting its renewable energy policies back on track – Nevada. Already a longtime […]

Friday June 16th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »