New Solar Installation Record

Approx. 500,000 homes installed solar in the United States in 2012 – (Solar Energy Industries Association). That’s a 76% increase over 2011! We’re so glad to see wider scale adoption of clean energy, and not just because we’re in the solar biz. We’re in this business for the betterment of our collective ecological situation. So […]

Private Power Plant

With our American Private Power Plant (AP3TM) one can produce electricity right where one intends to use it, minimizing line losses and maximizing energy efficiency.  AP3 provides long term energy independence, it is affordable, and it’s seamless to operate. This power generation equipment is a turnkey distributed energy generation system — your private power plant. […]

Solar Potential video from TedX

Solar Potential — Insane (VIDEO) (via Clean Technica)   Here’s an interesting solar energy video shared by Clean Technica.

Tracking Energy Storage Projects

More than 700 Energy Storage Projects are Announced or Operating around the World, According to Pike Research Tracker (via Green Building Elements) Energy storage projects are increasing steadily, both in terms of the project pipeline and the number of projects deployed and operating. Two factors are influencing that expansion: first, demand for energy storage is […]

Energy Independent Communities

energy independent communities

Energy Independent Communities’ 25 x 25 Resolution The American vision for energy independent communities is to create “green” power areas that generate 25 percent of their electricity and 25 percent of their transportation fuels from renewable resources by 2025. Nature provides us with all that we need. Some of what is provided will run out, […]

Office of Energy Independence

Move to energy independence

Having an Office of Energy Independence signifies a state’s realization that renewable power is not only a trend, but is taken seriously. Which states promote such progress toward the creation of their own renewable power sources with an actual Office of Energy Independence? If you search Yahoo or Google for the words office of energy […]

Energy Generating Vehicle Development

Sfinkx Energy Generating Vehicle

The ability to transport mobile power plants via Energy Generating Vehicles to remote, even desolate locations is being made a reality by Sfinkx Corporation. In a press release on November 27, 2012, Sfinkx Corporation announced its intent to develop advanced Energy Generating Vehicles (EGV) that can contain a power storage capacity or be accompanied by […]

The Future Looks Bright: ONR, Marines Eye Solar Energy

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is looking to the sun for energy in an effort to help Marines do away with diesel-guzzling generators now used in combat outposts, officials announced Nov. 29. The Renewable Sustainable Expeditionary Power (RSEP) program seeks to create a transportable renewable hybrid system that can provide Marines with electricity for […]

Installed Price of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in U.S. Continues to Decline

Posted By jonweiner On November 27, 2012 @ 9:00 am In News Releases Berkeley, CA — The installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, an annual PV cost-tracking report produced […]

Senate gives green light to Pentagon green energy

 By DONNA CASSATA | Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday gave the green light to the Pentagon’s investment in green energy. By a vote of 62-37 on Wednesday, the Senate backed an amendment that would delete a provision in the defense bill prohibiting the military from spending money on alternative fuels if […]