| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A federal report released this week resolved an obscure argument: Which large-scale solar technology requires the most land?
The inside-baseball question is common among solar power developers. Those who espouse solar thermal technology frequently point...
| Aug 9, 2013
EAST BAY BIKE PATH, R.I. — There's a two wheeled revolution underway in Rhode Island.
Since the early '90s the Ocean State has paved, marked, and blazed its way to becoming a haven for bicyclists. The state now boasts 64 miles of paved bike paths,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Electric vehicles are not better for the environment, according to a recent assessment by Ozzie Zehner, a scholar at the University of California at Berkeley who worked on GM’s EV1 electric car in the 90s. In an article published June 30 on IEEE...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The Bureau of Land Management has released its final environmental impact statement for the proposed Ocotillo Sol Solar Energy Project.
In order to go forward, the proposed project also calls for an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:08 AM
California is among a dozen states that have excelled through political will and public policy at producing solar power and should be examples for others on how to shift to renewable energy, according to a report released Tuesday by the group...
| Jul 3, 2013
Last weekend when traveling to San Diego and again on the way home, we noticed that the wind turbines were idle. There was a high wind alert issued, so why would a source of natural power be unused? — Traveler, Yuma
This question came from a Yuma...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:38 PM
OCOTILLO — When the wind turbine project that surrounds this community came before the Imperial County Board of Supervisors in April 2012, many spoke out for and against it.
But resident Jim Pelley stood out with his concerns, questioning...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The pilots of the first solar-powered plane to fly across America hope to transform the momentum of their historic flight into a grand-scale push for clean technology.
Solar Impulse pilot and project president Bertrand Piccard said his team was...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Amid reports of wind turbine blades flying off and a resulting flurry of damage control measures, engineering powerhouse Siemens said Monday the chief of its wind power division would step down, two weeks after announcing costs related to incidents in...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A workshop titled “Understanding Solar and Wind Energy for the Farm, Home, or Small Business” will be held Thursday, July 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Sharpsburg Pike.
Across the United States and much...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Imperial Irrigation District will conduct two workshops during the month of July so the public may review the district’s PV/Solar Solutions Program for 2014.
Designed to help offset costs, the program provides financial incentives to customers who...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:49 PM
As Los Angeles launches into its solar buyback program between companies and the L.A. Department of Water and Power, one rooftop power producer is exploring a way to avoid depending on utilities altogether.
Lyndon Rive, chief executive of San Mateo,...