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Posts Tagged ‘PV’

Commit to Climate Action at the Community Energy Fair

Commit to Climate Action at the Community Energy Fair

It is an exciting—and hopefully pivotal—time for new commitments to climate action: will you make some new commitments this Saturday at the Community Energy Fair at Scott Carpenter Park? Just last week, Hawaii became the first U.S. state to [...]

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Can Boulder Reduce Its GHG Emissions by 80%?

Front Range fire activity, 2000-2003 (Images courtesy COB) On Friday, October 4, 2013, at a PLAN-Boulder County forum moderated by PBC board member Bruce Goldstein, Brett KenCairn, Boulder’s new senior environmental planner, gave a presentation [...]

TPM Idea Lab | U.S. Solar Energy Exports Rise, Posting Positive Trade Balance With China

TPM Idea Lab | U.S. Solar Energy Exports Rise, Posting Positive Trade Balance With China

The U.S. solar market is thriving among fierce global competition -- even besting China last year when it came to trade between the two countries, according to a new report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association. Read the [...]

The Colorado Independent | Community owned solar array goes live in Rifle

The Colorado Independent | Community owned solar array goes live in Rifle

Tuesday, the nation’s largest community owned solar energy facility opened in Rifle. The Glenwood Post Independent reports that the array’s 3,575 solar energy panels are expected to produce more than 1,500 megawatt-hours of clean, renewable [...]

Popular Science | The Solar Roadrunner

Popular Science | The Solar Roadrunner

The road ahead is paved with photovoltaics. That’s how Scott Brusaw sees it, anyway. His company, Solar Roadways, is embedding PV cells and LED lights into panels engineered to withstand the forces of traffic. The lights would allow for [...]

Grid-tied PV is Stupid

Grid-tied PV is Stupid

If we don't do energy efficiency first nothing else works or makes sense. And as long as the utilities keep the ratepayer ignorant they can keep building new coal nuke gas solar wind etc power plants.  Have we reached peak energy stupidity yet? [...]