Category: Energy Savings

Why has Denver become a leader in solar in Colorado?

Posted by cee - August 27, 2012 - CO solar, Colorado solar, Energy Savings
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The change in seasons will mean a change in your electric bills but for the city of Denver, they are quickly becoming the Colorado solar power experts. Scientifically, solar power is energy that emanates from the sun. With today’s technology Denver solar systems are gaining notice all around the country for helping thousands of homes […]

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Casa Gavion Uses a Breathing Gabion Wall To Keep Cool in Baja, Mexico

Posted by Solar America Blog - March 13, 2012 - Energy Savings, Solar Colorado, Solar Energy, Solar Power

|Add to | Read More: Casa Gavion Uses a Breathing Gabion Wall To Keep Cool in Baja, Mexico via Inhabitat.com.

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Google invests in US residential solar market

Posted by Solar Colorado Staff - September 28, 2011 - CO solar, Colorado solar, Energy Savings, Solar Colorado, Solar Power

The renewable energy sector – solar in particular – is becoming increasingly popular at Google, which has up to now invested more than US$850 million in the renewable energy sector. The latest US$75 million investment is in Clean Power Finance’s ‘white label’ financing solution for the US residential market for solar PV installations. The Clean […]

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Solyndra Bankruptcy Reveals Dark Clouds in Solar Power Industry

Posted by Solar Colorado Staff - September 7, 2011 - CO solar, Energy Savings, Solar Energy

Many of the problems that forced solar company Solyndra to shutter operations threaten other businesses in the sun-power industry, with more upheaval likely in the coming months, analysts say. The bankruptcy last month of Fremont, Calif.-based Solyndra comes as solar manufacturing undergoes a major transition. Prices of solar panels have plummeted, causing a supply glut […]

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Solar Flies Higher At Denver Airport

Posted by Solar Colorado Staff - September 5, 2011 - CO solar, Colorado solar, Energy Savings, Solar Energy

Constellation Energy recently completed a 4.4-megawatt (MW) solar project at the Denver International Airport (DIA), bringing the airport’s total amount of hosted solar power to more than 8 MW – the most solar generation at a commercial airport in the United States. Baltimore-based Constellation, which built, owns and maintains the project, will sell the energy directly to the […]

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Solar-powered homes remain a distant dream for many in the US

Posted by Solar Colorado Staff - August 21, 2011 - CO solar, Colorado solar, Energy Savings, Solar Power, Solar Rebates

It seems like the ultimate in green technology for an emissions-savvy citizen of the 21st century: solar panels on your roof, providing carbon dioxide-free electricity whenever the sun is shining. But as huge utility-scale solar and wind projects continue to make news and the economy continues to struggle, the state of the residential solar sector […]

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Renewable Energy Projects Under Pressure from Feds and Environmental Groups

Posted by Solar America Blog - August 16, 2011 - Energy Savings, Solar Arizona, Solar California, Solar Colorado, Solar Energy, Solar Hawaii, Solar New Jersey, Solar Power

At the close of 2010, the Obama administration announced an ambitious plan to preserve massive amounts of land, particularly in the West. Pursuant to a regulatory change instigated by the administration, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been instructed to survey its vast holdings – some 250 million acres – and designate […]

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Utility Integrated Solar Power Grew 100% in 2010

Posted by Solar America Blog - June 21, 2011 - Energy Savings, Solar Arizona, Solar California, Solar Colorado, Solar Energy, Solar New Jersey, Solar Power, Solar Rebates

Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has released its latest report which showed that U.S. electric utility providers are including more and more solar power generation in their portfolios and much of this increases is happening outside of California. (Click here for the Executive Summary of the report) The Solar Electric Power Association’s (SEPA) fourth annual […]

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