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Congressman Caveman: Solar Panel Smackdown!

9/1/2009 // By Miles Grant

Is your representative a member of the Caveman Energy Caucus? Find out at CongressmanCaveman.com. Read more >

Solar Plant in Colorado Will Generate New Jobs

8/5/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A┬ánew solar plant in Colorado is generating power and 200 new jobs. Amy Lou Jenkins at Examiner.com reports: “Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar visted the High-Tech Solar Panel Plant in Longmont, CO to call attention to a reinvigorated U.S. high-tech […] Read more >

California Start-up eSolar Switches on Solar Thermal Plant: Powers 4,000 Homes

8/5/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new solar plant in California uses algorithms to power 4,000 homes. Rick Merritt at EETimes.com reports: “The 5 MW Sierra SunTower solar power plant in Lancaster, California, will produce electricity for Southern California Edison, powering more than 4,000 homes […] Read more >

Laid-off Auto Workers Re-train for Green Jobs

8/3/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

America’s community colleges are moving toward re-training America’s workforce. One school in Dearborn, Michigan is an example. The Straits Times reports: “In a crowded classroom at Henry Ford Community College, laid off auto workers are learning how to install and […] Read more >

The Green Roadway Project: U.S. Highways As Alternative Energy Corridors

7/16/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

One way to create wind, solar and other alternative energy facilities with less impact on the environment could be to place them along highways, The Green Roadway Project is examining that possibility with the idea that every community could be […] Read more >

Green Energy Job Creation: Return On Investment Facts

7/10/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

In a detailed assessment of how many actual jobs are created for every $1 million invested in the energy sector Alt Energy Stocks has reviewed the data. Bottom line–green energy 16.7 new jobs to fossil fuel 5.5 jobs. That is […] Read more >

Roofs That Make Electric Power

7/9/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Roof tops are a huge potential source of power and using solar roof “shingles” show great promise. The Energy Harvesting Journal Reports: A transparent thin film barrier used to protect flat panel TVs from moisture could become the basis for […] Read more >

U.S. Government Maps Best Solar Regions

7/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The need for alternative energy could redefine the American landscape including how it is mapped and ultimately managed. CNet News: GreenTech reports: “The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the Department of Energy, this week released six maps […] Read more >

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