30 Mar '12, 12pm

The Nuclear Failure in California Could Be a Big Test for Solar: Solar has suddenly become much more important...

The Nuclear Failure in California Could Be a Big Test for Solar: Solar has suddenly become much more important...

Solar has suddenly become much more important in Southern California because of the outage at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), California’s third biggest investor owned utility, could lose fifteen percent to twenty percent loss of its base load electricity. “SDG&E, along with the California transmission system operator and Southern California Edison (SCE), are working together right now on contingency planning for the possibility that those two large units could be offline this summer,” said SDG&E spokesperson Jennifer Ramp. SDG&E, Ramp added, will bring its new 500-kilovolt Sunrise Powerlink transmission line into service in early summer. Designed to deliver 1,000 megawatts of regional solar and wind that are not yet in service, Sunrise will carry extra fossil generation this summer -- if it is available. But, Ramp said,...

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Landmark solar plant launched in California

Landmark solar plant launched in California

getsolar.com 30 Mar '12, 3pm

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Solar Energy Production Much Cleaner than ... - Electronic Products

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electronicproducts.com 31 Mar '12, 2pm

A new report released today highlights the best practices of photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers to protect workers and the en...

Read Renewable Energy Magazine's interview with Fintan Whelan 'Want to Finance big Wind...'

Read Renewable Energy Magazine's interview with...

renewableenergymagazine.com 28 Mar '12, 10pm

It happens to be what Fintan Whelan, corporate finance director and co-founder of Mainstream Renewable Power, does on a re...

Press Release: #Nuclear third party liabilities...

decc.gov.uk 30 Mar '12, 11am

The Government today confirmed its intention to substantially increase the third party liabilities of operators in the eve...

#Energy policy in tatters as two more companies scrap plans for new #nuclear

#Energy policy in tatters as two more companies...

greenpeace.org.uk 29 Mar '12, 11am

This morning two more energy companies abandoned their plans to build new nuclear power stations in the UK. It’s left the ...

Solar Energy International and KACO Partner for Solar Training in California: By April E. Clark - Solar Energy I...

Solar Energy International and KACO Partner for...

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Apr '12, 8pm

"We are very proud to announce that the fantastic Solar Energy International training institute has picked the KACO new en...

How ICANN should do its big “reveal”

domainnamewire.com 02 Apr '12, 6pm

Today ICANN announced that it has set April 30 as the date it plans to reveal all of the applicants for new top level doma...

A few companies are taking a new look at solar “power towers”

A few companies are taking a new look at solar ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Mar '12, 12am

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California Schools Recognized for Contributions...

getsolar.com 26 Mar '12, 11pm

California Schools Recognized for Contributions to Solar Energy Monday, March 26th 2012 5:08 PM By GetSolar Staff. Two Man...

Q-Cells on the Solar Brink: This is what a solar shakeout looks like. This is also the last breath of what was...

Q-Cells on the Solar Brink: This is what a sola...

greentechmedia.com 02 Apr '12, 3pm

This is what a solar shakeout looks like. This is also the last breath of what was once Germany's solar manufacturing domi...

Phase Out Solar Subsidies, But Gradually

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Mar '12, 6pm

The vast majority of the estimated 100,000 Americans working in the solar industry are employed by just these kinds of sma...

Summit on Nuclear Security Opens in Seoul

globalsecurity.org 26 Mar '12, 2am

Summit on Nuclear Security Opens in Seoul March 25, 2012 More than 50 leaders from around the world gather in the South Ko...

Taking Solar and Wind Out to the Ballgame: With new solar and wind installations at two of its ballparks, Majo...

Taking Solar and Wind Out to the Ballgame: With...

greentechmedia.com 05 Apr '12, 5pm

With new solar and wind installations at two of its ballparks, Major League Baseball opens the 2012 season showing America...