solar energy

Using Landfills for Solar Farms

published 2012 年 07 月 30 日 16:59
By D.A. Barber With large tracts of land at a premium, a new development trend in the U.S. has opened unused locations for solar developers who are willing to build on landfills or formally contaminated lands in various cities aro...  more

Agua Caliente Reaches 200-Megawatt Milestone

published 2012 年 07 月 18 日 14:08
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced that the 290-megawatt AC Agua Caliente solar project, currently under construction in Yuma County, Ariz., is more than two-thirds compl...  more

Ikea Starts Generating Solar Power at Tampa Store

published 2012 年 07 月 18 日 14:02
Ikea has flipped the switch on its 148,700-square-foot solar energy system in Tampa, making it the company's 22nd store to go solar. The 4,956 panels will significantly reduce its carbon footprint, said Kathi Garden, a marketing c...  more