300 pounds: That’s how much coal was not burned in a distant power plant in December as a result of the solar panels we installed on our house in Wyoming this fall. Being December, it was our lowest monthly generation period, with low sun angles and periodic snow covering our panels. The Copelands’ home solar project. Photo: Creative Energies An as
Japan’s FCO Power Inc. Develops Next-Generation Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack for Residential Fuel Cell Systems.
Berkeley Lab: First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface.
Jeff Biggers: Mountaintop Removal Ends March 16. Put Your Foot Down for Basic Health and Human Rights!
Energy Department Names Two Colorado-based Electric Cooperatives as Wind Cooperatives of the Year for 2014
The Energy Department and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today recognized the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association (Tri-State) and San Isabel Electric Association (San Isabel) of Colorado as the 2014 WINDExchange Wind Cooperatives of the Year. The awards were presented at the NRECA TechAdvantage Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida, to honor electric cooperatives that demonstrate outstanding leadership in advancing U.S. wind power. [Read more...]