Quantcast

Your Green Life

Search

Archives

Tagged : solar-energy-industries-association


Clean energy groups band together to push for energy bill

June 17th, 2010

Leaders of the wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower, biomass, ethanol and energy efficiency industries have banded together to call for an American energy bill to drive the nation toward a clean energy future. The coalition of renewable energy groups wants Congress to move quickly to pass an energy bill, with or without carbon pricing, to help create and secure new jobs, stabilize the U.S. economy and develop the domestic industries that will replace fossil fuels.

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , ,

Industry poll: Americans bullish on utility-scale solar power

March 19th, 2010

From Green Right Now Reports

With prices down and incentives still available, more and more individuals and businesses are looking into solar panels as a way to cut down energy costs and protect the environment. According to a poll released this week, support also is growing for solar on the utility scale.

Image: First Solar

Image: First Solar

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) unveiled statistics gathered by Gotham Research Group that shows 75 percent of those surveyed advocate the development of solar energy plans on public lands. The survey also determined that solar was the first choice as best use of public land (38 percent).

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , ,

The Next Decade: Renewable Energy

January 5th, 2010

By Shermakaye Bass
Green Right Now

The clock has just struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, 2020, and your rooftop cocktail party is in full swing. An urban garden, with potted evergreens and fruit trees, carpets the top of your downtown apartment building. The structure itself is vintage – a 1960′s brownstone that’s been retrofitted, by city-wide mandate. It operates on the new multi-source national electrical grid, which is supplied by wind, solar, geothermal power, as well as fossil fuels whose emissions are trapped underground.

Rooftop Garden (Photo: Adpower99/Dreamstime.)

Rooftop Garden (Photo: Adpower99/Dreamstime.)

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Solar industry reports another year of strong growth

March 20th, 2009

From Green Right Now Reports

The solar energy sector enjoyed record growth last year, according to a new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association.

The 2008 U.S. Solar Industry Year in Review notes that 1,265 megawatts of solar power of all types were installed in 2008, increasing total U.S. solar power capacity by 17 percent to 8,775 megawatts. That increase 342 megawatts of solar photovoltaic power, 139 thermal equivalent of solar water heating, 762 thermal equivalent of pool heating and an estimated 21 megawatts of solar space heating and cooling.

Advertisement
Real Goods Solar, Inc.

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , ,

Featured Bloggers

Green on Facebook

Writer Bios | About Greenrightnow | Contact Us
© Copyright 2014 Greenrightnow | Distributed by Noofangle Media