If you have solar panels on your roof you probably feel pretty good about helping the environment. But, as it turns out, you could potentially be helping with the drought too – if you have a pond on your property.
A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.
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Apple To Build Huge Solar Energy Farm In Monterey County To Power ‘Spaceship’ Complex, Retail Stores
Apple will spend $850 million on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant’s new office campus, retail stores and its other California operations.
Thousands of military homes in southern New Mexico and West Texas will be fitted with solar panels as part of a $1 billion plan by a California company to bring solar to military installations across the country.
Federal officials have approved a plan that sets aside public lands across the West for big solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development after years of delays and false starts.
San Francisco is one of the best cities in the United States for homeowners to reap the benefits home solar power.
The KCBS and Chronicle Insider says utility companies might reap the rewards of the state’s renewable energy law and consumer’s may see higher bills.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified Thursday that no one from the White House ever contacted him to make a political decision on a half-billion-dollar loan to a Fremont solar company that later went bankrupt.
An ambitious plan to convert more than two dozen city-owned buildings to solar power could be scaled back because the city plans to shutter most of the libraries and community centers where the solar panels would be installed.