Category Archives: residential solar farm

Year in Review – Kewanee Star Courier
25 Jan
7:18

Year in Review – Kewanee Star Courier

January U.S. Navy National Gaurdsman Javed Williams was one of eight U.S. military service personnel who were pall- bearers charged with carrying the late former President George H.W. Bush’s casket into the U.S. Capitol in December.Williams is the husband of Kewanee native Desiree (Howell) Williams.Two former high school track and […]

Free hands-on solar design workshop offered – Elbert County News
24 Jan
8:43

Free hands-on solar design workshop offered – Elbert County News

Homeowers interested in information about solar panel systems for their home, ranch or farm are invited to a hands-on workshop at the Elizabeth Library. “We’ll teach a short class about the basics of residential solar, take questions from the floor and if any attendee wants it, we will design a […]

22 Jan
7:08

Why N.H. Lags on Major Solar Projects and How That Might Be Changing – New Hampshire Public Radio

Will large-scale solar energy take off in New Hampshire? Although far behind its New England neighbors in producing solar energy, there are several major projects in the works that could significantly boost capacity here.  But these expansive installations can face challenges and opposition, even among renewable energy supporters.  Listen to […]

In 2030, more farms, more food – Martha’s Vineyard Times
22 Jan
6:38

In 2030, more farms, more food – Martha’s Vineyard Times

Ten more working farms grace our fields and roads. Each new farm includes several affordable homes — not tiny homes — but modest guesthouse-sized structures, ranging from 700 to 1,100 square feet, with net-zero energy consumption (where power self-generated on the property is equal to or more than that used). […]

EARTH RISING: Join the push for renewable energy – Brown County Democrat
21 Jan
2:37

EARTH RISING: Join the push for renewable energy – Brown County Democrat

A new, local group focused on environmental challenges is calling itself Earth Rising, with the name inspired by this photo taken by a NASA astronaut in 1968. Courtesy of nasa.gov By EMILIE PRUETT, guest columnist There is no question that our lives would be extremely difficult without the electricity we […]

Vattenfall bags 4.4-MW solar contract in Sweden – Renewables Now
20 Jan
4:15

Vattenfall bags 4.4-MW solar contract in Sweden – Renewables Now

January 20 (Renewables Now) – Swedish energy group Vattenfall has won a contract to build a 4.4-MW solar park at home — a power plant near Stockholm that will be one of the largest photovoltaic (PV) park in Sweden. The order came from domestic property group Vasakronan, Vattenfall said on Friday. […]

Solar farm in final stages of development in Burt County – Blair Enterprise Publishing
20 Jan
2:54

Solar farm in final stages of development in Burt County – Blair Enterprise Publishing

      Burt County could soon be home to a solar farm. A conditional use permit was approved for Bluestem Energy Solutions in Omaha for the farm, which will be located seven miles north of Tekamah on the west side of U.S. Highway 75, on Dec. 27 during the […]

Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years – BBC News
19 Jan
11:20

Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years – BBC News

Britain is more built-on than ever, with 44.8 million buildings in total at the end of the decade, up from 40.6 million in 2010. But this total accounts for just 1.4% of British land, compared with 40% covered by woodland, the natural environment, rivers and lakes, and a further 45% […]

Border Battles: When it comes to clean energy, Minnesota outshines Wisconsin – The Baldwin Bulletin
19 Jan
2:00

Border Battles: When it comes to clean energy, Minnesota outshines Wisconsin – The Baldwin Bulletin

Minnesota and Wisconsin are similar in size and geography. They have roughly the same population and climate. Yet over the past decade, Minnesota has become a leader in clean energy, while Wisconsin remains largely dependent on fossil fuels. The diverging approach is due in part to a slate of clean […]

Murray State alum Kelley earns KFB Farmer of the Year honor – Murray Ledger and Times
17 Jan
6:00

Murray State alum Kelley earns KFB Farmer of the Year honor – Murray Ledger and Times

LOUISVILLE — Steve Kelley of Carlisle County was honored as the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) “Farmer of the Year” during the organization’s 100th annual meeting in Louisville in December. Each year, KFB recognizes an individual whose efforts not only strengthen the state’s agriculture industry but also demonstrates service and […]

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