Posts Tagged ‘Solar Panels’

Utility Ameren Builds Solar Power Plant - Thursday, October 2, 2014

Construction crews are getting close to finishing work on Ameren Missouri`s new solar power plant in O`Fallon, Missouri.
In what used to be a 20 acre beanfield, workers have been building the O`Fallon Renewable Energy Center, an almost six Megawatt power plant, consisting of 19,000 solar panels.
Construction is about 80 percent complete.
“We are moving away …Read More

With solar installation booming in the United States, a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes.
To date, about 13 gigawatts of solar electric capacity have been installed nationwide — enough to power over 2 million households. Simultaneously, 82 percent of people who responded to a recent solar survey said they …Read More

Your annual heating bill depends on two factors: your location and heating equipment. You cannot do much about the first (unless you move of course), but you can save on your heating bill by upgrading your home with a new heating system. In the past five years, renewable energy has emerged as an economically viable …Read More

Harvard MA Plans Solar Garden - Thursday, October 17, 2013

With summer gone and fall quickly passing, most local gardeners are taking in their last crop of the season. However, a new type of garden is gathering hype this season: A solar garden.
A local group is looking to start up a solar garden in Harvard, Massachusetts. Chelmsford residents will be able to buy “shares” in …Read More

Residential solar power has become increasingly affordable over the past few years as an environmentally friendly, cost-saving alternative to traditionally sources of energy. But even as costs have lowered, the price for solar installations still remains too high for low-income communities. GRID Alternatives, a solar installation non-profit, takes great measures to bring green opportunities to …Read More

More Residents are Choosing Solar - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Ben Kunz, a resident in Cheshire, Connecticut,  wanted to do “the green thing” and save on his electric bill without paying a lot of money up front. So instead of buying a solar system for his house, he leased one.
“I thought it was a pretty good deal,” he said. “I lean a little environmentalist, so …Read More

The White House is “Going Green” - Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The White House is “Going Green” by moving forward with solar panel installations.
A White House official confirmed to the Washington Post that installation had begun on fitting the President’s residence with solar panels; an effort the official said was “part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building.” The …Read More