Wide majorities of likely Illinois voters believe it is important that the state maintain its commitment to increase its use of renewable energy and support legislation that would achieve that goal by fixing the state's broken renewable portfolio standard (RPS) law, according to a Zogby poll released this week.
Richards noted that the HOA had already given Squyres permission to install 45 panels on the rear roof and 13 panels on the side of his house. The dispute focused on whether Squyres had followed proper procedures before installing additional panels on his front roof and in his back yard. In the settlement, Squyres gets to keep 102 solar panels on his roof and 32 in his yard. He agreed not to apply for any more of the devices that convert sunlight into electricity.
Researchers at North Carolina State University are looking to biomimicry to solve one of thin-film solar technology's biggest problems: light reflection between films that causes light to be lost before it can be harnessed for energy production. They found their solution in the eyes of moths.
Enough Northwest wind energy to power about 85,000 homes each month could be stored in porous rocks deep underground for later use, according to a new, comprehensive study. Researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Bonneville Power Administration identified two unique methods for this energy storage approach and two eastern Washington locations to put them into practice.
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