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Solar power facility set for full operation in December
Richmond Times-Dispatch
I Took a Leaf From Apple’s Tree Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Solar Power
9to5Mac • Oliver Thomas
Why Energy Storage Will Be a Boon for Residential Solar Installers
Fool.com: The Motley Fool • Travis Hoium
Sunlight to Electricity: What Makes a Solar Cell Work?
Fool.com: The Motley Fool • Travis Hoium
UK investment fund in deal to build one of world’s largest solar farms in Iran
The Times of Israel » Writers » Tamar Pileggi • Ricky Ben David
PM Modi to launch 24x7 electricity-for-all scheme on Monday: Power minister
Business Standard • Press Trust
PM Narendra Modi to launch 'power for all' scheme on September 25: Power Minister R K Singh
The Economic Times of India • Pti
New Mexico Regulators Consider Utility's Power Plan
U.S. News
New Mexico regulators consider utility’s power plan
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Lux Research: Innovation Interest In Renewables Is Declining, Peak Occurred 4 Years Ago
CleanTechnica • James Ayre
 
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Solar power facility set for full operation in December
Richmond Times-Dispatch
LAFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) — A $140 million solar power facility in eastern Alabama is on track for operation in December. A tour was held this week of the 72-megawatt facility that sits on 1,100 acres in Lafayette, Alabama, The Opelika-Auburn News reported....
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Apple Inc, Net Metering
I Took a Leaf From Apple’s Tree Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Solar Power
9to5MacOliver Thomas
Having been impressed with Apple’s investment in renewable energy over the recent years, this summer I decided to see if I could follow their example and power my Apple devices entirely from solar power. Considering the 1 billion+ iOS devices in usage...
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Distributed Generation, Electricity Markets
Why Energy Storage Will Be a Boon for Residential Solar Installers
Fool.com: The Motley FoolTravis Hoium
Net metering was a key factor in driving the residential solar market to where it is today, but its days are likely numbered across the U.S. Utilities nationwide are having success at convincing state regulators that they shouldn't have to credit homeowners...
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IBM Corp, Solar Industry
Sunlight to Electricity: What Makes a Solar Cell Work?
Fool.com: The Motley FoolTravis Hoium
Solar energy now accounts for over 1% of the world's electricity each year, and the industry is growing at a rapid rate. Behind all of the solar installations are small pieces of silicon that turn the sun's energy into usable electricity. In...
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Finance, Investment Industry
UK investment fund in deal to build one of world’s largest solar farms in Iran
The Times of Israel » Writers » Tamar PileggiRicky Ben David
A UK investment fund has signed a deal to build one of the world’s largest solar power plants in Iran over the next three years, in a project worth close to $600 million. The chief executive of the fund, Quercus, told the...
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Nuclear Power, Renewable Energy
PM Modi to launch 24x7 electricity-for-all scheme on Monday: Power minister
Business StandardPress Trust
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce a scheme for providing 24X7 electricity to all on September 25, Power Minister R K Singh said on Friday. September 25 is also the birth anniversary of RSS ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. "Another challenge is coming...
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Nuclear Power, Renewable Energy
PM Narendra Modi to launch 'power for all' scheme on September 25: Power Minister R K Singh
The Economic Times of IndiaPti
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce a scheme for providing 24X7 electricity to all on September 25, Power Minister R K Singh said today. September 25 is also the birth anniversary of RSS ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. "Another challenge is...
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Electricity Transmission, Energy & Utilities
New Mexico Regulators Consider Utility's Power Plan
U.S. News
New Mexico's largest electric provider wants to add another 50 megawatts of solar energy to its portfolio.
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Energy & Utilities, Geothermal Power
New Mexico regulators consider utility’s power plan
The Seattle TimesThe
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric provider wants to add another 50 megawatts of solar energy to its portfolio. Public Service Co. of New Mexico also wants to boost output from its current wind and geothermal resources as part of...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
Lux Research: Innovation Interest In Renewables Is Declining, Peak Occurred 4 Years Ago
CleanTechnicaJames Ayre
Innovation interest in renewable energy tech has been declining in recent years, achieving a peak around 4 years ago, according to a recent analysis from Lux Research. According to the market research firm, this means that the long-term growth trajectory of the...
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