Solar Power + Bees = Extra Benefit For Massachusetts

A solar power company, Navisun, has just added a couple of solar projects to a special new “pollinator-friendly” solar initiative it has launched in Massachusetts. Furthermore, the projects qualified as pollinator-friendly facilities in the Massachusetts SMART Program, which I’ll explain in a moment. Navisun is focused on small utility-scale solar farms …

Renewable Energy Could “Effectively Be Free” by 2030, Says UBS Analyst

A research analyst at Swiss investment bank UBS believes the cost of energy renewables could be so near to zero by 2030 “it will effectively be free,” according to a projections published on Monday. If renewables could soon be cheaper than all the alternative energy sources, and that this “is …

Most Popular Energy Source? Everyone Loves Solar

A recent survey shows yet again that solar panels (and wind turbines) have a level of bipartisan popularity that would be the envy of any politician. That means we’ll have something safe to talk about at the next barbecue after all. The survey, from the Pew Research Center, had a …

Australia’s Solar Power Boom Could Almost Double Capacity in a Year, Analysts Say

A record-breaking month of rooftop installations and a flood of large-scale solar farms could almost double Australia’s solar power capacity in a single year, industry analysts say. A massive solar energy boom is being predicted for 2018, after an unprecedented number of industrial solar farms were approved by the New …

Solar Energy Talks Happening in Fremont and Omaha

Area residents interested in the current status of the Fremont Community Solar Farm project have two upcoming opportunities to receive updates about what all the approximately $2 million project entails. From 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, those gathering at Keene Memorial Library will listen to City Administrator Brian Newton, along …

Veolia Plans to Turn Old Rubbish Dumps into Solar Farms

Waste and resources specialist Veolia has set out plans to install solar across its portfolio of former UK landfills, in order to “better utilise” the sites to generate income from renewable electricity. As part of its restoration programme to clean up former landfill sites that have reached the end of …