14 Jan '12, 10am

Forecast for 2012: More sun and wind

Forecast for 2012: More sun and wind

One house with solar panels can lead to another, and another ... Photo: Mike Linksvayer When my husband and I decided to put solar panels on our West Virginia home last year, we thought we might make some waves in our small town, since we would be the first family in the historic district to go solar. Well, it turns out we were right -- the panels quickly increased our profile in many ways. Not only have we produced 2 megawatts (MW) of solar energy (often producing more than we use and therefore feeding back into the grid to power our neighbors' homes), but we also managed to start a bit of a solar power frenzy in our town. Inspired by us, one of our neighbors soon installed a solar system three times bigger than ours. Then another neighbor was denied permission to install solar panels, because the town determined they would violate existing historic preservation guideline...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/renewable-energy/2012-01-11-new-year...

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Forecast for the year of the Water Dragon

Forecast for the year of the Water Dragon

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Show Wind the Money: Financing Renewable Energy in a Sluggish World Economy

Show Wind the Money: Financing Renewable Energy...

justmeans.com 14 Jan '12, 6pm

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renewableenergyfocus.com 13 Jan '12, 9am

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Why Warren Buffett is Buying Wind and Vestas is...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jan '12, 4pm

Denmark-based Vestas, the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, will cut 2,335 jobs worldwide as part of a corporate ...

Obstacles Facing US Wind Energy

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theoildrum.com 19 Jan '12, 8am

Growth in wind energy requires very good long distance transmission capability, partly because wind resources are often lo...

Electronic Design's 2012 Technology Forecast no...

electronicdesign.com 09 Jan '12, 6am

’s annual industry Forecast for 2012. For this project, we glean the insights of Electronic Design ’s crack staff of techn...

Men's preview: Atlantic Sun Conference

golfweek.com 12 Jan '12, 1pm

North Florida has stormed the college golf world this fall and climbed into the top 10 entering the spring season, but I a...

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renewableenergyfocus.com 16 Jan '12, 9am

Renewable power generation – a status report Despite the international economic crisis and the reduction of Government inc...

2012 Online Video Forecast - All About Connecting And Connections

2012 Online Video Forecast - All About Connecti...

reelseo.com 10 Jan '12, 7pm

Video distribution is now accelerating on every device. We’ve seen a huge jump in our video views overall but especially i...

What is the Forecast for PV Materials in 2012?

renewableenergyworld.com 05 Jan '12, 2pm

Okay, crystalline, inexpensive crystalline, inexpensive crystalline Paula Mints, Director, Energy, Navigant, Palo Alto, CA...

2012 Online Video Advertising Forecast - Indust...

reelseo.com 09 Jan '12, 11pm

Over the next year we will continue to see an increase in companies’ use of interactive ads to engage customers and increa...

Fact check: New Dutch report misinformed on #wi...

awea.org 13 Jan '12, 9pm

Fact Check: New Dutch report misinformed on wind power and emissions Posted: 2012-01-13 Michael Goggin, AWEA Manager-Trans...

UK wind energy reaches 6GW capacity milestone, ...

businessgreen.com 19 Jan '12, 1am

The UK now boasts 6GW of wind energy capacity, enough to provide power to over 3.3 million homes, according to the latest ...

What is the Forecast for PV Materials in 2012? ...

renewableenergyworld.com 05 Jan '12, 4pm

Okay, crystalline, inexpensive crystalline, inexpensive crystalline Paula Mints, Director, Energy, Navigant, Palo Alto, CA...

New coalition encourages green energy buyers to choose Pennsylvania wind: Wind energy industry leaders, environm...

New coalition encourages green energy buyers to...

renewableenergymagazine.com 27 Jan '12, 11pm

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