More Solar Energy Articles

  • Iowa ruling gives boost to solar energy expansion

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Solar energy companies can legally sell power directly to customers, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday in a boost to the small but growing source of renewable energy. The ruling will likely expedite the adoption of rooftop solar power generating systems —...

  • Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways. Brusaw, an electrical engineer, says the hexagon-shaped panels can withstand the wear and tear...

  • I&M proposes 5 solar facilities in 2 states

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Michigan Power plans to seek permission to build five solar generating facilities in the two states it serves. I&M is proposing building the facilities in the Muncie-Marion area in eastern Indiana, around South Bend in northern Indiana and in Michigan, although...

  • Energy investments face a changing climate

    The opening bell has sounded for investors concerned about climate change.

  • Lawsuit filed over property taxes on solar panels

    PHOENIX (AP) — Two solar companies are asking an Arizona court to overturn state tax officials' decision that property taxes must be paid on leased rooftop panels that produce electricity. SolarCity Corp. and Sunrun Inc. filed a lawsuit Monday challenging the state Department of Revenue's...

  • Obama says US supporting Chilean solar power plant

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States wants to help Chile build Latin America's largest solar power plant. Obama touted the project during an Oval Office meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who has returned to office after winning election...

  • Illinois putting $30m of solar into energy mix

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix for electricity customers under legislation signed into law Saturday that also promotes the spread of home rooftop panels. The law, which takes effect immediately, requires the Illinois...

  • General Motors adding solar power to plants

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — General Motors Co. says it's boosting solar power at its plants. The Detroit automaker said Tuesday that it's adding three acres of new solar arrays at two Michigan facilities: an engine plant in Flint and processing center in nearby Swartz Creek. The ground-mounted solar...

  • Examiner Editorial: Admit it, greens --- renewables can't power U.S. economy

    Big Green activists have taken their crusade against hydraulic fracturing to a number of state capitols for the same reason they oppose the Keystone XL pipeline. They want the fossil fuels that power the U.S. economy to remain in the ground, untapped.



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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