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.
Among the most promising batteries for intermittent grid storage today are "flow" batteries, because it's relatively simple to scale their tanks, pumps and pipes to the sizes needed to handle large capacities of energy. The new flow battery developed by Cui's group has a simplified, less expensive design that presents a potentially viable solution for large-scale production.
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.
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