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Solar Power Plant Construction Halted In the Mojave

The massive Ivanpah solar energy project, a 392 megawatt thermal solar power project that was approved for construction in the Mojave Desert in Southern California, has been halted by a lawsuit. The project has been brought against the project by … Continue reading

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Magnify the Sun To Make Solar Power More Affordable

The ideal situation is that solar panels are as economical as creating electricity by the traditional fossil fuel methods. Unfortunately this has not yet happened but the signs remain strong that we are heading in the right direction. As the … Continue reading

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Solar Power In the Desert – Protecting the Environment

The New York Times has examined the progress of the Ivanpah solar project and has found that there is a lot of effort being made to protect the desert tortoise. The project is being built right on the habitat of … Continue reading

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Can There Be Too Much Solar Power?

Is it possible to produce too much solar energy for the grid to handle? This is the possible problem facing Germany according to head of DENA, Germany‚Äôs energy agency Stephan Kohler. The German electric grid was originally designed for far … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Are More Economical Now

The cost of power to our homes appears to be continually rising. For the first time ever this winter our quarterly electricity bill topped the $1,000 mark. Talk about nearly fainting when I opened the letter! What it certainly prompted … Continue reading

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