February 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FRESNO, Calif. There’s a land rush of sorts going on across the nation’s most productive farming region, but these buyers don’t want to grow crops. They want to plant solar farms. Continue Reading
October 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The device, which looks like a quadruple-sized laptop computer, could generate and store enough solar power in a remote African village to run a dorm refrigerator filled with medicine, a couple of fans and a dozen LED lights. Continue Reading
May 15, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
A new $500 million bonding bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature and signed into law includes an option for public buildings to take advantage of solar energy.
Advocates say it will help state schools, hospitals, police stations, and other public buildings to install solar energy this year and into the future. Continue Reading
January 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
President Barack Obama is announcing the sale of oil and gas drilling leases for nearly 38 million acres in the central Gulf of Mexico and promoting the completion of a highway corridor for vehicles that run on liquefied natural gas, a response to critics who say his policies have stifled domestic energy production. Continue Reading
December 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic
BROOKINGS South Dakota State University photovoltaic research to develop devices that reduce greenhouse gas and other environmental pollutant emissions received a boost from a $200,000 Board of Regents grant awarded for research that already leveraged industry matching support.
December 18, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
Minnesota got some bright news this month when the U.S. Department of Energy announced the recipients of its Sunshot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge. Continue Reading
December 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Thinking about 2050, this question comes to mind: Given the increasing cost of coal, future regulations for coal and construction costs for new plants, will that coal plant still exist in 2050?
Most likely, the answer is no. Continue Reading