In Albany, Georgia Power starts 5th military base solar project

ATLANTA — Leadership from Georgia Power and the Department of the Navy (DON) today joined elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries at Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany to mark the start of construction for a new 31 megawatt (MW) alternating current (AC) (44 MW direct current) solar generation facility. [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 28 April 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, Solar|0 Comments

NREL nearly doubles potential rooftop solar estimate

Rooftop photovoltaic systems could produce two-fifths of the nation's electricity, and Georgia ranks 10th among states in its potential for rooftop solar PV, according to a new National Renewable Energy Laboratory report. The Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center features rooftop solar panels that generate up to 340 kilowatts. Credit: [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 28 March 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, Solar, SUSTAINABILITY|0 Comments

More megawatts of solar than natural gas installed in 2015

BOSTON, MASS. and WASHINGTON, D.C. - In yet another record-breaking year, the solar industry in the United States installed 7,286 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2015. GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced the historic figures today ahead of the March 9 release of the [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:39+00:00 22 February 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, Press Releases, Solar|0 Comments

SolAmerica, Citizens Energy complete 5.1 MW of solar for Georgia Power

ATLANTA — SolAmerica Energy, price LLC of Atlanta and Citizens Energy Corporation of Boston today announced the completion of four solar projects totaling 5.1 MW in various locations in the state of Georgia. The projects are part of the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative pursuant to which Georgia Power will [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:39+00:00 5 February 2015|CLEAN ENERGY, Press Releases, Solar|0 Comments

President Obama boasts on clean energy progress in State of Union

President Obama mentioned solar and wind energy, along with energy efficiency and increased oil production, in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Starting with his administration's goals when he took office, Obama said: We believed we could reduce our dependence on foreign oil and protect our planet. And [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:40+00:00 21 January 2015|CLEAN ENERGY, Solar, Wind|0 Comments

Ex-Im bank to help U.S. clean energy exports to India

The Ramagundan coal-fired power plant in Telangana, India. Credit: By Getsuhas08 via Wikimedia Commons The market for American solar manufacturers may have just a gotten quite a bit bigger. Earlier this week Fred P. Hochberg, chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, signed a Memorandum of [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:41+00:00 21 November 2014|CLEAN ENERGY, Solar|0 Comments