Solar http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7396/more en CNBC: Time to Bet Big on Electric Vehicles with Tesla's Elon Musk? http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/cnbc-time-bet-big-electric-vehicles-teslas-elon-musk <div class="node-body video-body">Whether or not you are a big believer in the future of electric vehicles or solar, you can't ignore one of the biggest players in these games: Elon Musk, creator of Tesla and SolarCity.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/cnbc-time-bet-big-electric-vehicles-teslas-elon-musk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/cnbc-time-bet-big-electric-vehicles-teslas-elon-musk#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:51:00 +0000 18761 at http://ewweb.com Atlantic City to Host Inaugural Solar Power Mid-Atlantic Event on Sept. 9-10 http://ewweb.com/solar/atlantic-city-host-inaugural-solar-power-mid-atlantic-event-sept-9-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Solar Power Mid-Atlantic, presented by Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), will take place over September 9 and 10 in Atlantic City, N.J. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/atlantic-city-host-inaugural-solar-power-mid-atlantic-event-sept-9-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/atlantic-city-host-inaugural-solar-power-mid-atlantic-event-sept-9-10#comments Solar Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:31:00 +0000 18601 at http://ewweb.com SEIA Sounds Off On U.S.-China Trade Dispute in Solar Industry http://ewweb.com/solar/seia-sounds-us-china-trade-dispute-solar-industry <div class="node-body article-body">A report at <a href="http://www.seia.org" title="www.seia.org">www.seia.org</a> says The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the largest lobbying group for the U.S. solar industry, has urged SolarWorld Americas, LLC to step forward and offer a specific proposal that could serve as the basis for discussions and eventually lead to a negotiated settlement in a long-running trade dispute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/seia-sounds-us-china-trade-dispute-solar-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/seia-sounds-us-china-trade-dispute-solar-industry#comments Solar Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:21:00 +0000 18561 at http://ewweb.com Solar Energy Industries Association Solar Power Plant Partially Funded by Google Wins Power Magazine's Plant of the Year Award http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-power-plant-partially-funded-google-wins-power-magazines-plant-year-award <div class="node-body article-body">Google always seems to be making some interesting and massive investments in green power. Check out this posting on the Ivanpah solar power facility. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-power-plant-partially-funded-google-wins-power-magazines-plant-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/solar-power-plant-partially-funded-google-wins-power-magazines-plant-year-award#comments Solar Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:49:00 +0000 18531 at http://ewweb.com <p>Google says the Ivanpah PV power plant produces 377MW of clean solar power for California and demonstrates the potential of advanced solar thermal power.</p> Joel Conkling, Principal, Google Energy Direct Energy Enters U.S. Solar Market with $54 Million Acquisition of Astrum Solar http://ewweb.com/solar/direct-energy-enters-us-solar-market-54-million-acquisition-astrum-solar <div class="node-body article-body">Direct Energy, Houston, a large energy-related services company, has acquired Astrum Solar, a full-service residential solar installer, for $54 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/direct-energy-enters-us-solar-market-54-million-acquisition-astrum-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/direct-energy-enters-us-solar-market-54-million-acquisition-astrum-solar#comments Solar Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:31:00 +0000 18471 at http://ewweb.com <p>Photo credit: Getty Images</p> Massachusetts Lawmakers Lift Cap on Net Metering http://ewweb.com/solar/massachusetts-lawmakers-lift-cap-net-metering <div class="node-body article-body">With the clock running out on its 2014 session, the Massachusetts Legislature has agreed to a short term fix to address the bottleneck of solar projects across the Commonwealth by immediately raising the cap on net metering.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/massachusetts-lawmakers-lift-cap-net-metering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/massachusetts-lawmakers-lift-cap-net-metering#comments Solar Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:30:00 +0000 18241 at http://ewweb.com Getty Images AEP Installing 367 PV Panels at Ohio State University http://ewweb.com/solar/aep-installing-367-pv-panels-ohio-state-university <div class="node-body article-body">AEP Energy is installing a 101kW solar array on the roof of The Ohio State University's Student Life Recreation and Physical Activities Center (RPAC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/aep-installing-367-pv-panels-ohio-state-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/aep-installing-367-pv-panels-ohio-state-university#comments Solar Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:57:00 +0000 18211 at http://ewweb.com <p>The electricity produced by the PV&nbsp;array on the roof of The Ohio State University&#39;s Student Life Recreation and Physical Activities Center &ndash; approximately 116,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually &ndash; will be supplied to Ohio State at a rate of $.04 per kWh throughout the next eight years.</p> Wikimedia Commons Sleuths Say Tesla is Building Gigafactory East of Reno http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/sleuths-say-tesla-building-gigafactory-east-reno <div class="node-body article-body">The speculation continues about the site for Tesla’s gigafactory, a $5 billion high-tech factory where it plans to build 500,000 annually through 2020.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/sleuths-say-tesla-building-gigafactory-east-reno" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-vehicles/sleuths-say-tesla-building-gigafactory-east-reno#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Wind Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:53:00 +0000 18081 at http://ewweb.com WECS Expands in Texas to Service Growth of Wind Farms http://ewweb.com/wind/wecs-expands-texas-service-growth-wind-farms <div class="node-body article-body">WECS Electric Supply, Palm Springs, Calif., has added a new distribution location in Abilene Texas, to service the wind farms in the region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/wecs-expands-texas-service-growth-wind-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/wecs-expands-texas-service-growth-wind-farms#comments Solar Wind Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:58:00 +0000 17921 at http://ewweb.com <p>WECS, Palm Springs, Calif., is right down the street from a large wind farm, and several years ago Bruce Hammett, the company's president, sent EW this beautiful image of a rainbow over the wind turbines. Said Hammett in an email accompanying this photo, “Untouched photo taken 8 a.m. in Palm Springs area looking west where WECS is now involved in commercial solar farming… Storm coming in from west coast brought wind and clouds toward the valley. High winds blow out the clouds, but brings in sprinkles from miles away. Morning sun in east creates the rainbow.” Why microgrids may really matter http://ewweb.com/wind/why-microgrids-may-really-matter <div class="node-body article-body">Interested in microgrids? Read what the former Deputy Secretary of the Interior, David Hayes, currently a visiting lecturer at Stanford Law School, had to say in a July 18 New York Times opinion piece.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/why-microgrids-may-really-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/why-microgrids-may-really-matter#comments Solar Wind Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 17751 at http://ewweb.com Hayes believes microgrids can change lives for people living in remote areas. Photo source: Official portrait