Posts tagged: solar farm

Industry to Open a New Front in Rooftop Energy Revolution

By: Angela Macdonald-Smith When Primo Smallgoods decided to install the country’s largest rooftop solar array, it wasn’t thinking of anarchy, nor of saving the world or going off-grid. It was just rational economics. “This made sense up in Queensland: there’s a lot of sunshine and the roof is very large. It all stacked up to […]

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Pairing Wind + Solar for Cheaper, 24-Hour Renewable Energy

A unique power project in Ohio will take advantage of solar’s midday burst of energy and wind’s all-day power to provide more consistent clean energy to the grid. BY: DAN GEARINO Along a country road east of Lima, Ohio, a company is preparing to build one of the world’s largest renewable energy projects that pairs […]

How A Solar Farm In Southeast England Could Bring A New Dawn For Renewable Energy

By: Alastair Buckley The largest solar power plant ever proposed in the UK will be reviewed by the secretary of state within the next six months. Cleve Hill solar farm will occupy the north coast of Kent and, if built, provide up to 350MW (megawatts) of generating capacity. The plan is for Cleve Hill to […]

This New Solar Farm Combines Clean Energy and Beehives

Using the space around the solar panels as sites for 48 hives, the Eagle Point solar farm is using its land to save pollinators and help local agriculture. By: Adele Peters At a solar farm surrounded by orchards near Medford, Oregon, native flowers are beginning to bloom between the solar panels, and 48 beehives sit […]

Solar to Power Cannington Mine

South32 has announced a remote, off-grid renewable energy project at its Cannington mine, which will involve a 3MW solar farm. By:┬áMARIJA DJORDJEVIC The Cannington silver and lead mine in north-west Queensland is in line for clean electricity, as South32 announced its plans to deploy a 3MW solar farm at the site. The Perth-headquartered mining and […]

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