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Can Block Island Unblock US Offshore Wind Power?

Can Block Island Unblock US Offshore Wind Power?

April 29, 2015 | posted by The Institute

18 miles from mainland Rhode Island, Deepwater Wind’s Block Island project is under construction. Will be the first offshore wind farm in the United States.


Solar plane set to tour the world!

Solar plane set to tour the world!

March 05, 2015 | posted by The Institute

Solar Impluse 2 (a solar plane) passes new test to take a tour around the world.


New wind turbines make Eiffel Tower more beautiful.

New wind turbines make Eiffel Tower more beautiful.

March 05, 2015 | posted by The Institute

Paris’ most iconic structure has become even more so breath taking as well as more eco-friendly To reduce smog problems in Paris, the city called for all municipal buildings to use renewable energy. With the new installations, they hope that others will adopt similar technologies.


How Renewable Energy Jobs Are Changing America

How Renewable Energy Jobs Are Changing America

December 16, 2014 | posted by The Institute

Few industries in the U.S. are growing as fast as renewable energy. As a result, renewable energy jobs are growing rapidly in everything from manufacturing to installation to maintenance.


San Antonio leads Texas in solar industry

San Antonio leads Texas in solar industry

December 16, 2014 | posted by The Institute

As Texas’ renewable energy pool grows and with it the solar industry, San Antonio is leading the state in solar expansion and employment, according to researchers with Pew Charitable Trusts.


So Much Energy Storage Data, So Much to Do with It!

So Much Energy Storage Data, So Much to Do with It!

October 09, 2014 | posted by The Institute

There’s a ton of data available from energy storage units, smart meters, weather forecasters, and other data producers.


Global Renewable Energy Status Uncovered

Global Renewable Energy Status Uncovered

August 26, 2014 | posted by The Institute

More than a fifth of the world’s electrical power production now comes from renewable sources


Report shows 1 in 3 Texans chooses renewable energy options

Report shows 1 in 3 Texans chooses renewable energy options

August 26, 2014 | posted by The Institute

A Texas Empowerment report released by Choose Energy shows that about one in three Texans choose renewably sourced energy options.


Solar Making Big Strides to Power the Developing World

Solar Making Big Strides to Power the Developing World

May 08, 2014 | posted by The Institute

Two companies working to bring solar energy to rural communities are celebrating big milestones thanks to technology and financing developments.


San Antonio Ranks 6th in Nation for Solar Energy

San Antonio Ranks 6th in Nation for Solar Energy

April 14, 2014 | posted by The Institute

A new report ranks San Antonio 6th in the nation for the amount of solar installed, and provides a first-of-its-kind comparative look at the growth of solar in major American cities.


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