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Microgrids + Solar

May 24 2015 12:35 PM | eds in Green Energy

Missouri S&T's microgrid research project

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Better Buildings: Fort Worth, Texas

May 24 2015 10:50 AM | eds in Green Living

Cutting energy waste, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, produced . . . 8% energy savings, across, . . . 19 million square feet of public, and . . . private sector buildings since 2009. The city invested $35 million in energy-saving upgrades,...

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What Are Renewables Doing To Oil

May 23 2015 10:15 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

“Ask not only what the oil price will do to renewables, . . . but ask also what renewables will do to oil prices.” 05-23-2015 Source: What are Renewables doing to Oil

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Trina Solar Introduces Home Battery

May 23 2015 01:15 PM | eds in Green Energy

China's Trina Solar, the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer, . . . will begin selling residential storage batteries in Australia in June of this year. . . . Priced at around $1,200 per kilowatt-hour, it includes a built-in inverter. Co...

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Mobile Solar Efficiency

May 23 2015 12:55 PM | eds in Solar Power

Alta Devices Mobile Power Technology How Alta, high-efficiency, thin-film, Works

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The Possibilities Are "endless"

May 22 2015 05:00 PM | eds in Green Living

Elegance at a price you can afford Turn your TV into a computer . . . Complete office suite. . . . Browser. . . . Music. . . . Video. . . . Entertainment. . . . Internet Optional 05-22-2015 Source: The possibilities are "Endless"

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Extra Space Storage

May 22 2015 02:15 PM | eds in Solar Power

Self-storage REIT Extra Space Storage is ramping up its commitment to solar power, . . . operates more than 1,100 self-storage facilities in the U.S.A., . . . is adding solar panels at 26 facilities in: . . . . . . Connecticut, . . . . . . Massachusett...

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Batteries Create Massive Transformation

May 22 2015 01:55 PM | eds in Green Energy

Australia's electricity industry is about to undergo a massive transformation, . . . with the advent of cheap storage batteries for solar energy. Powerwall that is expected to sell in Australia next year, . . . for about $5,500. "You can...

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Residential Demand Charges

May 22 2015 01:20 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Demand charges for commercial and industrial customers, . . . have long been a part of the electric industry. . . . Since utilities need to build infrastructure to meet both instantaneous, and . . . long-term requirements, the utility bill contains bot...

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Utility: Batteries

May 22 2015 12:40 PM | eds in Green Energy

Utility, AGL Energy’s, New Energy division, . . . which is leading the group’s push into: . . . . . . Solar, . . . . . . Battery storage, . . . . . . Electric vehicles, and . . . . . . Other technologies, . . . says AGL has chosen a 7.2kWh battery fro...

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