2014 European Solar Decathlon Announces Winner

The 2014 European Solar Decathlon concluded yesterday and announced the Rhome for denCity project the overall competition winner. A total of 20 sustainable houses and 800 competitors from 16 countries presented their different ideas on the future of sustainable living …

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Intersolar North America Brings Together the World’s Largest Solar Companies

The world’s largest solar companies have geared up for this year’s Intersolar North America show, held in San Francisco. The event, held from July 7- 10th, will attract homeowners, businesses, and utilities.  They represent everything from next-generation solar panels to …

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NC Puts Price on Solar Energy

The North Carolina Utilities Commission has started its process of setting solar energy rates for the next two years. What is to be determined is how much utility companies, such as Duke Energy and Dominion will have to pay for …

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Obama Demands Power Plants Reduce Emissions by 30%

On Monday, SuperGreen Solutions of the Charlotte Mid-Atlantic Region attended a private discussion with John Podesta, Counselor to the President. The discussion surrounded, President Barack Obama’s strongest proposal against climate change to date — proposing new EPA regulations. On Monday, …

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Solar Powered Military Suits on the Horizon

Flexible solar energy harvesters integrated into U.S. soldier’s backpacks, helmets, and jackets could soon be powering electronic devices in the field. The U.S. Army and a start-up company called MC10 has signed a contract to convert its solar cell technology …

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SuperGreen Solutions’ Invite to the White House

Sean Cocrane, President and Founder of SuperGreen Solutions (right), with Sam Brown, Director of the White House business Council (left) Diana Doukas – White House Liaison (left), Anne Marie Mehlum – Associate Administrator of Capital Access (center), Fred Baldassaro – Associate Administrator of …

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Calling all Future Green Design Innovators to the 2014 Natural Talent Design Competition

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) of North Carolina has now posted the dates and requirements for their 2014 Natural Talent Design Competition. Students and young professionals from around the country are challenged to share their design ideas for projects …

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Before Adding Solar Power To Your Home- Consider This

Before Adding Solar Power To Your Home- Consider This

Thinking about solar?

If you’re concerned about the high cost of home energy—and the high environmental cost of fossil fuels—take a look at solar power. Solar is a clean, low-maintenance source of inexpensive and renewable home energy whose cost won’t rise year after year.

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How solar panels increase your home’s resale value

by Adele Peters Switching to solar power can pay you back in more ways than a lower electric bill: houses with solar panels have also been proven to have a higher resale value. Even if you sell your home before …

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Interior Names Solar ‘Hot Spots’ Out West

New York Times article By JOHN M. BRODER After more than two years of study and public comment, the Department of Interior on Tuesday identified 17 sites on 285,000 acres of public lands across six Southwestern states as prime spots …

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