Georgia Power has no plans to increase its use of solar power beyond a program announced last year. Clean energy advocates said at a hearing Tuesday that consumers could be saving money and breathing cleaner air if the utility beefed up its renewable energy and energy-efficiency programs.
Working with a few friends, Herr, 74, built the frame and installed the cells, bringing the system on the grid in January. He estimates that the project cost about $13,000, not including the work he and his friends put into it.
A new report warns that Wisconsin’s economic competitiveness could be at risk if the state doesn’t diversify its electricity sources. The Badger State is already burdened by the second highest electricity prices in the Midwest, with only Michigan customers paying more on average.
The Canada Green Building Council has awarded the Nova Scotia Power's, a provinical utility, new head office building with a LEED Platinum certification, the highest green building rating. This is a first for the East coast of Canada.
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