Solar http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7396/more en State Governors Working Together to Promote Wind & Solar http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar <div class="node-body article-body">After seven years of promoting the benefits of adding wind energy to the U.S. electricity mix, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition recently announced it will pair its advocacy work for wind with work for solar energy as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/state-governors-working-together-promote-wind-solar#comments Solar Wind AWEA photovoltaics solar wind PV Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 29901 at http://ewweb.com GE Congress Preserves Tax Credit for Solar and Wind Industries http://ewweb.com/solar/congress-preserves-tax-credit-solar-and-wind-industries <div class="node-body article-body">Rhone Resch, president & CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C. said the five-year extension of the ITC will lead to more than $133 billion in new, private sector investment in the U.S. economy by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/congress-preserves-tax-credit-solar-and-wind-industries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/congress-preserves-tax-credit-solar-and-wind-industries#comments Solar PV SEIA solar wind Tue, 22 Dec 2015 03:54:00 +0000 28491 at http://ewweb.com New Drone Footage of Apple Headquarters Construction http://ewweb.com/solar/new-drone-footage-apple-headquarters-construction <div class="node-body video-body">This YouTube video shot by a drone of Apple's new headquarters, one of the largest and greenest construction projects now underway, provides a great perspective of this landmark building.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/new-drone-footage-apple-headquarters-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/new-drone-footage-apple-headquarters-construction#comments Lighting Solar Sun, 08 Nov 2015 03:24:00 +0000 27671 at http://ewweb.com Google and IEEE Announce Finalists Announced for the Little Box Challenge http://ewweb.com/solar/google-and-ieee-announce-finalists-announced-little-box-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">A little over a year ago, Google partnered with IEEE to launch “The Little Box Challenge,” a competition to build a much smaller power inverter. In July, over 100 teams submitted Technical Approach and Testing Applications to have their inverters tested at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Energy Systems Integration Facility in Golden, Colorado and 18 teams were selected to have their inverters tested.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/google-and-ieee-announce-finalists-announced-little-box-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/google-and-ieee-announce-finalists-announced-little-box-challenge#comments Electrical Vehicles Solar Wind Google power inverters Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:52:00 +0000 27401 at http://ewweb.com Google’s Project Sunroof - Mapping the Planet’s Solar Energy Potential, One Rooftop at a Time http://ewweb.com/solar/google-s-project-sunroof-mapping-planet-s-solar-energy-potential-one-rooftop-time <div class="node-body video-body"><p>The <a href="http://googlegreenblog.blogspot.com/2015/08/project-sunroof-mapping-planets-solar.html">Google Green Blog</a> always provides some interesting nuggets about new green ventures that Google is working on. The<a href="http://googlegreenblog.blogspot.com/2015/08/project-sunroof-mapping-planets-solar.html"> latest post</a> features Project SunRoof, a new online tool the company is testing that may help homeowners find out if they should go solar.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/google-s-project-sunroof-mapping-planet-s-solar-energy-potential-one-rooftop-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/google-s-project-sunroof-mapping-planet-s-solar-energy-potential-one-rooftop-time#comments Solar Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:03:00 +0000 27121 at http://ewweb.com Tenaska PV Plant Producing More Energy for San Diego http://ewweb.com/solar/tenaska-pv-plant-producing-more-energy-san-diego <div class="node-body article-body">​Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West, under construction along Interstate 8 east of El Centro, Calif., is producing approximately 50MW from a completed portion of the utility-scale solar project for San Diego Gas & Electric Co.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/tenaska-pv-plant-producing-more-energy-san-diego" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/tenaska-pv-plant-producing-more-energy-san-diego#comments Solar photovoltaics PV solar Tenaska Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:39:00 +0000 26841 at http://ewweb.com NC Clean Energy Technology Center Releases 2Q 2015 State of Solar Report http://ewweb.com/solar/nc-clean-energy-technology-center-releases-2q-2015-state-solar-report <div class="node-body article-body">In its latest status report on the U.S. solar industry, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center run by North Carolina State University highlighted the continuing growth of photovoltaic systems installed by homes and businesses and the evolving status the states’ net metering policies that credit owners of PV systems for the excess power they create and add to the grid; and the growing development of community-based solar installations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/nc-clean-energy-technology-center-releases-2q-2015-state-solar-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/nc-clean-energy-technology-center-releases-2q-2015-state-solar-report#comments Solar DSIRE photovoltaic systems PV solar Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:43:00 +0000 26601 at http://ewweb.com SolarCity Going to School with Solar http://ewweb.com/solar/going-school-solar <div class="node-body article-body">The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C., has an interesting online tool to identify schools with solar potential</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/going-school-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/going-school-solar#comments Solar schools SEIA solar Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:46:00 +0000 26521 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: National Renewable Energy Laboroatory (NREL)/ Chatfield High School in Jefferson County, Colorado FPL and FIU Partner to Build Innovative Solar Research Facility http://ewweb.com/solar/fpl-and-fiu-partner-build-innovative-solar-research-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Florida Power &amp; Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU), Miami, announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL&rsquo;s 4.8 million customers and serve as an innovative research operation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/fpl-and-fiu-partner-build-innovative-solar-research-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/fpl-and-fiu-partner-build-innovative-solar-research-facility#comments Solar PV photovoltaics solar Mon, 08 Jun 2015 16:49:00 +0000 25271 at http://ewweb.com Photo provided by NASA New Utility Rebate Info Up at DSIREUSA http://ewweb.com/solar/new-utility-rebate-info-dsireusa <div class="node-body article-body">GBiz’s editorial team notice that quite a few electric utilities have added new rebates since May 1, according to data at <a href="http://www.dsireusa.org" title="www.dsireusa.org">www.dsireusa.org</a>, the most complete resource for information on rebates for renewables and lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/new-utility-rebate-info-dsireusa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/new-utility-rebate-info-dsireusa#comments Lighting Solar DSIREUSA utility rebates Tue, 12 May 2015 16:52:00 +0000 24581 at http://ewweb.com