Enter your keyword

Xcel plans transition from coal to solar, wind, gas and storage in Colorado

Xcel plans transition from coal to solar, wind, gas and storage in Colorado

AUGUST 30, 2017 CHRISTIAN ROSELUND The utility has the support of Vote Solar and Colorado SEIA as part of a broad coalition backing its Colorado Energy Plan. Regardless of the delusional 19th-century energy ambitions of the Trump Administration, American utilities are increasingly closing “baseload” coal and nuclear plants and abandoning new projects as they move… READ MORE

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District to install solar energy panels on six buildings

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District to install solar energy panels on six buildings

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is going to install several solar energy panels that it said could save about $1 million over the next 25 years. The school board at its June 22 meeting approved a contract with Minneapolis-based company Ideal Energies for a “solar arrays” energy project, which are essentially several solar panels that will… READ MORE

Wind and solar in March accounted for 10% of U.S. electricity generation for first time

Wind and solar in March accounted for 10% of U.S. electricity generation for first time

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly For the first time, monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) exceeded 10% of total electricity generation in the United States, based on March data in EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Electricity generation from both of these energy sources has grown with… READ MORE