Author: Angeli Duffin

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Solar Installs Shift From Europe Amid Big Growth

The verdict is in: According to the annual report by solar market analyst Solarbuzz, 2011 was a pretty impressive year for solar. Installations reached a record high of 27.4 gigawatts (GW), up 40 percent from 2010. The solar leaders shifted… Read More
Solar Panels

Clean Energy Rides Bucking Economy To Growth

Reflecting on clean-energy performance in 2011, research firm Clean Edge released a report of the good, the bad and the not-too-ugly. Despite a turbulent economic year for most industries, combined revenue for the global solar, wind and biofuel industries rose… Read More
Wind Farm

Florida Wind Farm Approved, With Bird Protections

While Sugarland Wind sounds more like a stop along Candy Land’s winding road than an actual wind energy project, it’s a little bittersweet for some tastes. However, Wind Capital Group’s Sugarland project just got unanimous approval from the Palm Beach… Read More
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Keeping Wind Turbines Spinning Is Software’s Goal

Wind energy skyrocketed to nearly 240,000 megawatts of capacity worldwide in 2011—nearly a tenfold increase since 2001. But while there are a lot of turbines spinning, there is still room for improvement in efficiency and cost to bump that number… Read More
Offshore Wind Turbines

Mid-Atlantic Wind Power: Going Beyond Breezes

With almost 100,000 miles of shoreline, the U.S. is researching, leasing and developing its potential for offshore wind power, but the process has been a bit slow to start with a lot to consider in very thoroughly charted waters. While… Read More
Japan Solar Installation

Feed-In Tariff Sets Up Japan Solar For Growth

Like many other countries upping their renewable energy game, Japan is pulling out all the stops to encourage new growth from solar and wind power. After the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan has to find other alternative energy solutions to nuclear,… Read More
Gustavus Solar Panels

Solar From Heaven: Eco Angel Aids College

As green campus guides and rating systems keep emerging, it seems safe to say that young adults are paying more attention to their school’s carbon footprint and factoring that in to their school selection. Subsequently, colleges are greening their campuses… Read More