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Arizona Plant Creates Solar Power When Sun Isn't Shining

January 7, 2011 Posted by

What’s one of the biggest hurdles for solar power? The sun just doesn’t run on that kind of schedule. Amazingly, however, a new solar power plant slated to go up in the Arizona desert will soon be able to bypass that pesky problem. solar power at night Abengo Solar Inc. is heading the $2 billion endeavor, but once the plant is up and running, it will be able to provide an additional six hours of electricity each day during periods of time when the sun isn’t shining. This will be made possible by storing the heat generated by the sun to create steam that will in turn power turbines. While construction …continue reading Arizona Plant Creates Solar Power When Sun Isn't Shining

Vermont Gets Surge of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

January 4, 2011 Posted by

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It’s not the biggest news of the new week, or the new year, but it is indicative of the gradual tilt toward renewable energy taking place all across America, as Green Mountain Power, a Vermont utility, pledges to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations within its service territory.

And while the charging stations themselves may not be solar-powered, the company does plan to …continue reading Vermont Gets Surge of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Patrolman: The Incredible All-Electric Bicycle for Urban Commuters

December 2, 2010 Posted by

Chinese inventors have released an all-electric bike with built-in solar-powered recharging capacity designed to cut down on traffic and pollution in densely populated cities. patrolman solar bikespatrolman solar bike guide Called the Patrolman, the electric bike has a body some are comparing to an iPod Nano, two wheels, and a …continue reading Patrolman: The Incredible All-Electric Bicycle for Urban Commuters