07/11/14 03:15 PM
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 —...
07/11/14 10:00 AM
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...
07/09/14 06:45 AM
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...
By Zack Colman | 07/02/14 12:59 PM
The opening bell has sounded for investors concerned about climate change.
07/01/14 07:45 PM
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...
06/30/14 01:02 PM
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...
06/28/14 04:15 PM
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...
By Washington Examiner | 06/20/14 01:13 PM
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.
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