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Georgia Legislature Passes Landmark Solar Bill

Published on April 1st, 2015 | by Leon Kaye

Solar power never faced an outright ban in Georgia, but for consumers, the upfront costs made solar power installations unaffordable. Residents have been prohibited from signing contracts such as power purchase agreements (PPAs), which allow solar ... Read More


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China’s Offshore Wind Growth Surges 487.9%

Published on April 1st, 2015 | by Marc Howe

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The latest data from China’s leading industry body for the wind power sector indicates that the country’s offshore wind capacity posted a surge in growth last year. The 2014 China Wind Power Installation Capacity Statistics (2014年中国风电装机容量统计) just ... Read More


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Want To Know More About Solar Decathlon 2015 Houses? (Video)

Published on March 31st, 2015 | by Amber Archangel

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Originally published on 1Sun4All. The US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 will feature the student-designed, -built and -operated solar-powered homes of 17 collegiate teams, most of which come from the United States — however, a few teams are working ... Read More


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UNEP: Green Investment Up 17%, 103 GW Added In 2014

Published on March 31st, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert

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This morning the United Nations Environment Program released its 9th annual report on Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment. The news is very good: 2014 was the best year ever for newly installed renewable capacity. The Frankfurt School–UNEP Collaborating Centre ... Read More


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Siemens Proves Wind Energy’s “Outstanding” Potential

Published on March 31st, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

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Siemens has conducted a review of its wind turbine technology to determine the actual environmental impact of wind energy, from manufacturing through construction and operation. The company’s study found that both onshore and offshore “showed outstanding ... Read More


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Four In Five Scots Want More Renewable Energy

Published on March 31st, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill

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A new survey from YouGov, ahead of the United Kingdom’s General Election to be held on the 7th of May, has found that 79% of Scottish adults want the UK government to implement policies which will ... Read More


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