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20-Year-Old Closed Landfill in Massachusetts Now Powering 400 Homes With Solar

Waste Management, in partnership with project owner Captona Partners, recently completed construction on a 2.5-MW solar farm at the closed MT Sullivan Landfill in Massachusetts. Closed since 1998, the landfill now contains 7,938...

Next Month’s Eclipse Will Wipe Out Solar Power to an Equivalent of 7 Million...

The eclipse set to darken skies next month threatens to sideline solar farms and rooftop panels in a wide swath of the U.S., wiping out enough power generation to supply about...

This $1 Billion Dubai Solar Project Will Provide 200 MW of Power at Night...

A major solar power project in the Middle East will provide electricity during the night, the developers have said. The $1bn (£770m) scheme will provide up to 200 megawatts to the grid...

The 100% Solar-Powered Robot Keeps Garden Weeds in Check

This September marks the 15th anniversary of the first Roomba — but in spite of the device’s massive popularity, no companies have managed to successfully follow in its footsteps with another...

Three New Solar Farms Planned for Kentucky to Power 1,300 Homes

Electric services provider, Duke Energy Corporation, recently revealed its plans of constructing three solar facilities in Northern Kentucky. These solar units will incorporate 31,500 solar panels and generate over 6.8 megawatts...

Company Unveils ‘Game-Changing’ Solar Sharing Microgrid in South Australia

The US-based masterminds behind a cutting edge block-chain-enabled microgrid in Brooklyn have unveiled their first project on Australian shores – a New TransActive Grid in South Australia that they say could...

Utility Companies Are Trying to Slow Down the Growing Demand for Rooftop Solar

The New York Times reported earlier this month about how utilities around the country, and their trade group the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), have worked to weaken rooftop solar policies in...

New IKEA Store in Jacksonville, FL to Install 5,472 Solar Panels, Reducing Carbon by...

A1A Solar Contracting will install 5,472 solar panels on the new IKEA store in Jacksonville, making it the largest rooftop solar array in Florida. The project, scheduled for completion in mid-October 2017,...

How This Small Solar Light Is Saving the Lives of Refugees

When Syrian refugees leave their camps, they pack three items: food, water, and light. The first two generally come in the form of packages from the United Nation’s World Food Program or...
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This Innovative Modular Solar Panel System Can Be Installed Just About Anywhere

The Hungarian startup Platio, which designed a modular energy-harvesting paving system made with recycled plastic, has now installed their first three systems. Within a span of just two months, they developed projects...

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