Solar en Energy Ministers from Around the Globe Visit Google <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Google was part of the recent seventh&nbsp;Clean Energy Ministerial, known as CEM7. Energy ministers from around the world discussed how to achieve the goals set in the Paris climate change deal and to see some of the innovations coming out of Silicon Valley to tackle the issue head on, according to <a href="">a post on the Google Green Blog.</a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar data centers Google photovoltaics PV solar Mon, 13 Jun 2016 18:42:00 +0000 34391 at <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest&nbsp;</span>Moniz<span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;(sixth from right)&nbsp;led the visit to Google and was joined by ministers and officials from countries like the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Chile, India, Indonesia&nbsp;and South Africa.</span></p> Google Green Solar Array at New Apple Headquarters to Produce 16MW <div class="node-body article-body">If you have been tracking the construction of Apple’s new headquarters, scheduled to open in 2017, you might get a kick out of Popular Science magazine’s video report on the progress. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Apple photovoltaics solar Mon, 13 Jun 2016 18:24:00 +0000 34381 at DisneyWorld Flips the Switch on 48,000 PV Panels <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Disney World&#39;s 22-acre solar facility went live yesterday, bringing 5MW &nbsp;of power generation to the resort and its partners, according to a Disney press release. &ldquo;Located just outside of Epcot, the facility is shaped like Mickey Mouse, and is made up of 48,000 solar panels - the equivalent of around 1000 residential rooftop systems.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Photovoltaic PV solar Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:39:00 +0000 32251 at Copyright Duke Energy ConEd and CPS Energy Dedicate Texas Solar Plant <div class="node-body article-body">ConEdison Development (CED), recently dedicated Alamo 5, a 118MW DC/95MW AC, dual-axis solar installation in Uvalde and Knippa, Texas, that will deliver energy to CPS Energy of San Antonio.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Con Ed PV solar Texas Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:41:00 +0000 32231 at Energy Storage Market Grew Like Crazy in 2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. energy storage market grew 243% in 2015, according to a <a href="">recent report by GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association (ESA), Washington, D.C.</a>&nbsp;In fact, there was more energy storage capacity deployed in just one quarter of 2015 (112 megawatts) than in 2013 and 2014 combined (106 megawatts), says the report.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Wind Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:43:00 +0000 32041 at S&C Electric/T&D World Google’s Plans for a Solar Canopy to Power its New Headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">A report on <a href="" title=""></a> said Google resubmitted its plans for a new corporate headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., but that the revised plan still includes the PV-canopy that will generate power from the sun.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Google PV solar Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:33:00 +0000 31681 at Image credit: Google/City of Mountain View/ Solar Panels that Roll Out Like a Carpet <div class="node-body article-body"> recently posted an item about Renovagen's Roll-Away PV panels that roll out like a carpet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar photovoltaics PV solar Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:20:00 +0000 31671 at GE Recalls High-Intensity LED Lamps <div class="node-body article-body">A post by the Consumer Products Safety Commission said GE has recalled an estimated 35,000 high-intensity LED lamps because the lamp can separate from its base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar GE LED lighting recall Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:26:00 +0000 31591 at GE to Evaluate Renewable Integration and Energy Storage Possibilities in India <div class="node-body article-body">GE says its Energy Consulting business has been chosen by IL&FS Energy Development Co. Ltd. (IL&FS Energy) to examine the feasibility of integrated wind, solar and energy storage projects at its sites in Ramagiri (Andhra Pradesh) and Nana Layja (Gujarat), India. GE expects to complete the project this summer.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Wind distributed energy GE solar wind Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:51:00 +0000 31311 at The Distributed Future <div class="field-deck"> The movement toward widespread use of distributed sources of power, from small rooftop solar systems to community and campus microgrids, is gaining momentum and giving shape to the power systems of the future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The future is coming on fast in the world of electric power. We&rsquo;ve talked over the past two years in these pages about the potential disruption to come from distributed energy resources (DER) or distributed generation. Over that time, some of the what-ifs have become real world transitions and new what-ifs have become a little more compelling. Recent news reports and research publications give some hints of what a future rich in distributed generation options might look like.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Management Solar Gold Tue, 01 Mar 2016 19:45:00 +0000 31821 at Frank Peters/iStock/Thinkstock