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Solar Energy

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  • Solar eclipse will test Germany's green power grid

    Will next week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany? Experts say the country's electricity grid, which relies increasingly on renewable energy, faces a crucial test on the morning of March 20, when the moon will pass in front of the sun...
  • Massachusetts AG Healey backs renewable energy efforts

    State Attorney General Maura Healey says she wants to expand the state's use of solar power and other renewable energy sources. Healey said Thursday that her office is already working with a task force to encourage the growth of the solar energy industry...
  • PZC OKs Solar Panels At Two Avon Schools

    PZC OKs Solar Panels At Two Avon Schools
    AVON — The planning and zoning commission has approved plans to put solar power panels on the roofs at Avon Middle School and Avon High School. The panels will be installed by Solar City. The town has an agreement with the company to buy...
  • Renewable energy is a California success story

    Renewable energy is a California success story
    In 2011, Solyndra, a California-based solar panel manufacturer, defaulted on a $535-million federal loan and went bankrupt. Critics argued that this proved renewable energy was hopelessly impractical and expensive and that federal and state policies to...
  • Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display

    Broward chooses Young At Art for solar display
    Up until now, teaching children about solar power has been an abstract concept at Young At Art in Davie. But with the planned construction of solar panels, a partnership between Broward County and the Florida Power & Light Company, set to be built at...
  • Solar plane pilots urge India to support clean energy drive

    The Swiss pilots of a solar-powered airplane on a historic round-the-world journey said Wednesday that they want the people of India to support their campaign for clean energy, a day after the aircraft landed in the country. Bertrand Piccard and Andre...
  • Solar-powered plane lands in India on 2nd leg of world trip

    A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night, completing the second leg — and its first sea crossing — of its historic round-the-world trip. The Solar Impulse 2 touched down at Ahmadabad airport in Gujarat...
  • Company expansion bringing 240 new jobs to Maryland

    More than 200 new jobs are coming to Maryland over the next three years as the result of a solar power company's expansion. Officials with Astrum Solar on Tuesday announced plans to triple its 14,400 square-foot facility in Howard County, and add 240 new...
  • Q&A: A look at solar plane attempting round-the-world trip

    Two Swiss pioneers are attempting to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane without a drop of fossil fuel. Here's a look at the plane and the pioneers behind it: ___ HOW IS THE PLANE FLYING ONLY ON SOLAR POWER? Described by its creators as...
  • TVA to rely more on natural gas, renewable energy

    The country's largest public utility will rely more on natural gas and renewable energy in the future. On Monday, the Tennessee Valley Authority released its integrated resource plan for the next 20 years. The plan is a roadmap of how the utility intends...
  • Solar initiative moving toward court review

    Solar initiative moving toward court review
    Backers of a ballot initiative aimed at boosting the use of solar energy are moving closer to getting a Florida Supreme Court review of the proposal. Floridians for Solar Choice Inc. totaled 47,438 valid petition signatures as of Monday morning, with...