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Solar power: Brighter long-term investment outlook
Bloomberg Businessweek    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With utilities adopting standards to increase the amount of solar-generated electricity in coming years, the U.S. could bolster its presence in the global solar-power market. The quickening growth pace could present attractive opportunities for investors, according to some professionals. More

US to double renewable energy capacity by 2012
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The White House said that the U.S. is on track to double its renewable energy generating capacity -- as well as its renewable energy manufacturing capacity -- by 2012. More

1,000MW plant in California marks new milestone in solar expansion
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Federal regulators are nearing final approval of what would be the largest solar power plant in the world, a milestone that sets a new standard for the industry and marks a major advancement in the Obama administration's efforts to expand renewable energy production nationwide. More

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With stimulus nearing end, will US keep clean energy momentum going?
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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has funded breakthrough innovation and new growth industries that are driving down the cost of clean energy and building the foundation for competitive 21st century U.S. industries, according to a new White House report released today on the impacts of the U.S. stimulus bill. More

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Cash grant that propped up alt power due to expire
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The wind always seems to blow on the Snake River plain, keeping this high-desert landscape of sage, potatoes and sugarbeet plants forever in motion. Still, General Electric Co. executives said the consistent gusts weren't enough for them to take a majority stake in Idaho's largest wind farm, a 122-turbine, $500 million complex due to produce enough electricity for some 43,000 homes. More

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    There's a lot new under the sun
    Sunpluggers    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    So, what's new in the solar business these days? Dan Fink describes the many recent developments in the photovoltaic industry that have greatly reduced the installed price of systems More

    Americans using less energy, more renewables
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    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory released a report explaining that energy use in the United States declined last year, and the role of renewable energy in our production mix is increasing. More

    Citel Inc.
    CITEL est. in 1937 specializes in the manufacturing and sale of Surge Protective Devices to its worldwide customers. These devices protect sensitive electronic equipment from destructive transient overvoltages originating from lightning strikes and electrical disturbances. MORE

    Salt Lake City gets country's biggest rooftop
    Fast Company    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Salt Palace, a convention center in Salt Lake City, Utah, is about to get an impressive designation: owner of the country's largest rooftop solar array. The 600,000-square-foot, 2.6 megawatt array will provide a quarter of all the electricity consumed by the Salt Palace when it is finished next year. More

    MIT unveils swimming, oil-cleaning robots
    CNN    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Here's a new way of looking at oil spill clean-up: Forget the big ships, massive work crews and hefty price tags. Instead, just deploy an army of autonomous, oil-scrubbing robots. They can find the oil on their own. And when they reach the site of an oil spill, they talk to their robot friends to figure out the best way to get the whole thing mopped up. More

    Heyco Products, Inc.
    As "The First Name in Wire Protection" products and so much more, we consistently provide our solar customers with products and services that continuously meet or exceed their expectations. MORE

    Big California solar energy push moves forward
    The San Francisco Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    California's long-awaited boom in solar power plant construction took a major step forward Wednesday when state regulators approved the first in a string of projects that will soon blanket thousands of acres of desert with mirrors harnessing the energy of the sun. More


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