Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions

This online resource will help educate consumers and professionals on sustainable energy solutions. The site includes articles and blogs on topics such as utilizing solar for PV and hot water; residential and small grid use of wind power; biomass and renewable fuels; using the earth's energy for geothermal; small scale applications for hydropower; and tidal and wave energy.

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Walt Disney World Gets a Mickey Mouse Solar Panel Boost
The 20-acre site near World Drive in Central Florida, built by Duke Energy, includes almost 50,000 panels, producing about 5 megawatts of power, and will serve Reedy Creek Improvement District, the power provider to Walt Disney World. The Orlando Sentinel offers more details: "Disney World already buys some power from Duke. It has used a...
Apr 1, 2016 7:00 AM ET
Energy Department Announces Denver as Next Location for Solar Decathlon Competition in 2017
March 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - At an event today in Denver, Colorado, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Dr. Franklin Orr, joined Mayor Michael Hancock to announce Denver as the host city for the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition in the fall of 2017. Dr. Orr revealed that Denver won the bid to...
Mar 15, 2016 6:00 AM ET
Warren Buffet’s Clinical View of Renewable Energy
Warren Buffet’s company, Berkshire Hathaway, has been the focus of an embroiled battle against solar in Nevada. One of its portfolio holdings, NV Energy, has been accused of colluding with the Public Utility Commission and Governor Sandoval to terminate net metering, effectively killing the residential solar rooftop industry in the State. When...
Mar 9, 2016 6:00 AM ET
Solar Update: Did Nevada’s Governor Steal the Sunshine?
The Nevada Public Utility Commission (PUC), in conjunction with Governor Brian Sandoval and the State Legislature, approved new rules last month that cap net metering credits and impose monthly fees on solar rooftop systems, dramatically reducing the financial benefit of solar and negatively affecting approximately 18,000 existing solar customers. Solar companies,...
Feb 3, 2016 7:45 AM ET
If NYC Can Do Geothermal, Anybody Can Do Geothermal
LET'S FACE IT, WE ARE CREATURES OF HABIT, and when we get used to paying a certain amount for utilities, and become accustomed to replacing our air-conditioners every 10 or 15 years, why mess with the status quo? Want proof? Consider the metric system. It seems that in the US, it takes a couple of generations of adaptation, and then significant arm twisting to pull us out of...
Feb 2, 2016 8:45 AM ET

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