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Archive for September, 2011

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has announced plans to offer $150 million in grants for new renewable electricity projects.

California renews popular solar program - Sunday, September 25, 2011

Jerry Brown, the governor of California, has signed into law three bills to help increase investment in renewable electricity.

Renewable energy use to increase worldwide - Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Renewable energy will be the fastest-growing category in global energy use over the next 25 years, according to a projection by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), The New York Times reports.

Salt Lake City museum gets solar boost - Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Leonardo Museum in Downtown Salt Lake City now has a 30-kilowatt solar power system, a symbolic renewable energy project that signals another step forward for the city’s clean energy efforts, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed four bills in Tiverton recently that are aimed at increasing the use of renewable energy in the state, the North Kingstown Patch reports.

Duke Energy Renewables is investing in wind energy in Pennsylvania by announcing plans to build and operate a 69-megawatt wind farm in Lycoming County, AOL reports.

Petra Solar, a leading provider of renewable energy in New Jersey, has experienced great success in the state and company executives are looking to expand westward into the highly competitive California energy market, The New York Times reports.

The nation’s renewable energy industry is working to develop new ways to increase efficiency and develop new technologies to make this power source more cost effective and more widely used, according to a recent study.

The U.S. Department of Energy has teamed with the Department of Defense to provide solar panels on military bases throughout the country, CNET reports.

The University of Hawaii at Manoa is looking to help the environment and save on electricity costs by installing a solar power system on campus, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports.