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Posts Tagged ‘solar panels’

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 [...]

GOOD | Across the Globe, Solar Power Just Keeps Getting Cheaper

GOOD | Across the Globe, Solar Power Just Keeps Getting Cheaper

Solar power is getting cheaper. It’s something of a parlor game among energy companies and analysts to predict when, exactly, solar will achieve “grid parity” with coal and other cheap sources of electricity—in other words, when it will be [...]

Renewable Energy News | 50 MW of Solar? Make that 400 MW

Renewable Energy News | 50 MW of Solar? Make that 400 MW

Nothing sparks investment like a good bargain. So when officials for San Antonio, Texas, municipal utility CPS Energy started receiving bids for a 50-megawatt project, they saw a good deal and an even bigger opportunity.“We were noticing that 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 [...]

Colorado Independent | Colorado leading nation in solar energy jobs growth

Colorado Independent | Colorado leading nation in solar energy jobs growth

Released today, a new survey from Environment Colorado and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association indicates Colorado is sixth in the nation in solar-related jobs and is expected to increase that number by 23 percent in 2011. Entitled [...]

Boulder Weekly: Sowing the Seeds of Sun

Boulder Weekly:  Sowing the Seeds of Sun

People who live in apartment complexes — or shady spots — may soon have more access to the economic and environmental benefits of solar power, thanks to a deal brokered this week between a legislator and Colorado solar companies.  Read more [...]