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Solar Impulse Lands In DC, Solar Impulse Founders Presented Top Innovation SEIA Award

Solar Impulse Lands In DC, Solar Impulse Founders Presented Top Innovation SEIA Award

In recognition of the first ever intercontinental flight by a solar-powered airplane – as well as its historic flight across the United States – the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) presented its 2013 Innovators-of-the-Year Award to Dr. Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, co-founders and co-pilots of Solar Impulse.

Save the Environment – How to Be Green With Solar Energy

Save the Environment – How to Be Green With Solar Energy

Although we’re a long way from building our own Dyson Sphere to run our civilization completely from solar energy, the technologies exist for both small-scale and large-scale harnessing of solar energy. There are at least four easy ways that you can use solar energy to power your home and your portable devices, and each has its merits and drawbacks. There is some initial investment, but my guess is that if you are reading this, you are already interested in solar energy for its environmental benefits and not strictly for its capacity to save you money. There is also good reason to support solar energy standards in our country. Here are some easy ways that you can go solar:

Solar Energy News: Massive Coal Company Going Solar – Coal India

Solar Energy News: Massive Coal Company Going Solar – Coal India

Reportedly, a Coal India document went so far as to say they recognize renewables are attractive, ‘India has an abundance of sunshine and the trend of depletion of fossil fuels is compelling energy planners to examine the feasibility of using renewable sources of energy like solar, wind, and so on.’

Kuwait invites bids for first solar energy project

Kuwait invites bids for first solar energy project

Kuwait invited bids on Wednesday to build a solar farm to produce 70 megawatts of electricity by 2016, the first phase of a plan to generate 2,000 megawatts from renewables in 2030, the project supervisor said.

California Smashes Solar Record With 2 GW Generated Across State Grid

California Smashes Solar Record With 2 GW Generated Across State Grid

California has just set a record for solar power generation, shining new light on the role renewables can play in the state’s clean energy future. Late last Friday, grid operator California ISO (Cal-ISO) announced the state set an all-time solar record just before 1:00 pm when it registered 2,071 megawatts (MW) worth of solar electricity system-wide.

Green Energy Video: Ikea Powers-Up Rooftop Solar Panels on its Charlotte, NC Store

Green Energy Video: Ikea Powers-Up Rooftop Solar Panels on its Charlotte, NC Store

The 122,000-square-foot rooftop solar PV array consists of a 1,015-kW system, built with 4,228 panels. IKEA Charlotte’s program will produce approximately 1,330,000 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 938 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), eliminating the emissions of 195 cars or powering 140 homes yearly.

What Is Solar Electrical Power?

What Is Solar Electrical Power?

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