09 Mar '12, 7pm

State of Solar Photovoltaics in North Carolina - NC Solar Center: Curious about how the solar industry is growin...

Curious about how the solar industry is growing in North Carolina? Since 2007, NC has started appearing on the map for solar. In 2008, NC was number 10 in installed capacity during that year, and in 2009, NC was number 10 in installed PV capacity. At the end of 2010, NC was number 11 for cumulative installed capacity across the United States. As of September 2011, NC ranked 8th for cumulative installed PV capacity. Because of this increase in PV installations, North Carolina has increased the number of those employed in the solar industry, which is great news for our local economy. This growth has largely been due to the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and solar carve out for solar. North Carolina is the first state in the Southeast to have the RPS standard. To learn more about solar in North Carolina, our own Amy Heinemann, Sr. Policy Analyst, created a presentation th...

Full article: http://ncsc.ncsu.edu/index.php/2012/03/09/state-of-solar-...

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Ampulse: Making Solar Cheaper

Ampulse: Making Solar Cheaper

solarfeeds.com 10 Mar '12, 8pm

03/10/2012 from Green Chip Stocks Tweet A new development in the manufacturing of solar panels could not only drive down c...

Update: More Details on Apple's NC Solar Farm: ...

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Mar '12, 8pm

Last month Apple disclosed plans to partly power its giant new data farm in Maiden, NC, with a 20 megawatt (MW) solar syst...

Solar Energy On A Grand Scale: Intersolar Europ...

solarplaza.com 09 Mar '12, 2pm

The demand for large-scale PV installations is growing worldwide. Intersolar Europe shines a light on technologies, trends...

On Our Radar: A Solar Storm: Scientists say tha...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 12pm

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A solar flare recorded earlier this week. Colorful auroras? Grid or satellite disrupti...

Perhaps the Opportunity for California #Solar P...

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Mar '12, 4pm

A recent check of the California Solar Initiative’s database reveals that there are currently 2,244 rebate-eligible solar ...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: A Solar Storm: Scient...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 1pm

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A solar flare recorded earlier this week. Colorful auroras? Grid or satellite disrupti...

Rockefeller Center, 4 a.m.

Rockefeller Center, 4 a.m.

Thousands of fourteen year-old girls (and their parents) camped out all night around Rockefeller Center to wait for the pe...

How Nanotech Will Transform the Solar Industry

solarfeeds.com 12 Mar '12, 4pm

Solar energy, as a means of sustainable and clean energy, is fast gaining ground as more people realize the need to search...

Solar: Not Top Priority for China: While China’s new five-year investment plan for emerging technologies shows a...

Solar: Not Top Priority for China: While China’...

solarfeeds.com 11 Mar '12, 2am

Solar: Not Top Priority for China 03/11/2012 from Cleanenergyauthority.com Tweet While China’s new five-year investment pl...

Dot Earth Blog: Postcard from a Solar Rooftop

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Mar '12, 3pm

In this picture I’m standing on the roof of People’s Grocery in Oakland, Calif. with Nikki Henderson, the executive direct...

North Carolina Hits Solar Grid Parity

North Carolina Hits Solar Grid Parity

solarfeeds.com 17 Mar '12, 4am

North Carolina Hits Solar Grid Parity 03/17/2012 from Greentech Media Tweet A new report offers the latest evidence of sol...

The state of .tel in 2012

domainnamewire.com 13 Mar '12, 7pm

.Tel has been quiet, at least in the domainer community, for quite some time. There are a couple good reasons for this: yo...

Green energy looks bright in Raleigh - NC Solar...

ncsc.ncsu.edu 14 Mar '12, 6pm

Green energy looks bright in Raleigh The City of Oaks is going green and we don’t mean for St. Patty’s Day. Raleigh wants ...

How Nanoshells Improve Thin Film Solar

How Nanoshells Improve Thin Film Solar

solarfeeds.com 10 Mar '12, 7pm

The credit for this out of the box thinking goes to a group of engineers from Stanford University.According to a paper pub...

Empire State of Mind #beauty @dweam

Empire State of Mind #beauty @dweam

dweam.com 10 Mar '12, 7am

In my recent trips, Manila restored my faith in humanity because I saw how there were still people who valued sharing; Jak...