Value of Solar Versus Fossil Fuels - Part 2

The value of solar power is being debated across the country by regulators, utility companies, and solar energy providers as distributed generation is increasing. This Energy and Policy Institute series consists of four separate reports summarizing recent developments, while providing recommendations for policy makers.

Energy Sources in a Disaster

Businesses need to invest in back-up renewable power systems to insure that they can continue working during and after a disaster. With such installations, businesses can prevent interruption losses caused by grid failure.

Unlikely Bedfellows: Mines That Run On Solar Or Wind Power

As mining companies continue to evaluate their power options in an era of higher diesel fuel and electricity costs, it is interesting to contemplate whether they could one day foresee operating in an environment more weighted towards renewables than conventional energy.

One With The Roof

Installers working on a tile roof must deal with particularly difficult challenges. Tile roofs are manufactured from many types of materials, including clay, zinc coated aluminum, concrete, wood and fiberglass, all of which come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Installing solar panels on a tile roof takes more time than traditional asphalt shingle roofs and often requires additional framing.

6 Reasons Why Energy Efficiency Programs Fail

Amongst the numerous measures the world has taken to wean itself off the fossil fuels, only a few have been successful in making the businesses, homes and vehicles more energy efficient. Various psychological and financial barriers have kept governments and organizations from realizing the actual potential of energy efficiency programs.

Tilapia Village: Net Zero Ranch Style Pocket Village Community

A sustainable small pocket neighborhood development alternative to the traditional subdivision housing model and even to the standard condo / townhouse model.

Randall MacEwen Appointed President & CEO of Ballard Power Systems

The Board of Directors of Ballard Power Systems today announced the appointment of Mr. Randall (Randy) MacEwen as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 6, 2014.

Global Clean Energy, Inc. Management Update

HOUSTON, TX, August 31, 2014; Global Clean Energy, Inc. (OTC PINK: GCEI) is updating its shareholders as to recent events regarding its CFO and Founder

Solar Energy World Tops Solar Power World Top 400; Ranks Number 1 in Maryland Residential Installs

Maryland-based Solar Energy World is now Number 1 in Maryland for Residential solar installations by a locally-owned company and ranks 18 out of 400 for USA and Canada combined for total residential installations.

Global and China Biofuels Industry 2014

2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Biofuels Industry was professional and depth research report on Global and China Biofuels industry.

Global and China Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Solar Cell Industry Size 2014

2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Solar Cell Industry was professional and depth research report on Global and China Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Solar Cell industry.

Global Clean Energy, Inc. Corporate Update

Global Clean Energy, Inc. (OTC PINK: GCEI) is updating its shareholders as to recent corporate events. The Company has signed an extension of its Letter of Intent to acquire a ferrous metal company in the Southeastern US and expects to close on the acquisition during the fourth quarter of this year.

Bear Republic Brewing Co Taps Enphase Energy and North State Solar Energy for Solar Installation

California microbrewery installs Enphase Microinverter system to maximize solar energy production and advance its sustainability efforts

President of Chile Announces Grand Opening of Pattern Energy's El Arrayan Wind, Chile's Largest Wind Facility

Strong Coastal Winds Powering Up to 200,000 Chilean Homes Annually

FuelCell Energy's Cost Effective and Efficient Carbon Capture Progresses Under U.S. Department of Energy Program

"This project is making measurable progress for providing an efficient and cost effective carbon concentration and capture solution for coal-fired power plants, which has compelling market applicability"

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