Solar energy projects bill passes into law | Local News

FILE — Governor Mills recently signed into law a joint proposal that would promote building solar energy projects on farmland that has been contaminated by PFAS. “The need to really provide solutions for farms contaminated by the forever chemical PFAS is real. This is one potential tool in the toolbox …

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Community Solar Is Clean, Renewable Energy For Everyone

Solar power press frequently covers home solar with some commercial solar, but typically not nearly as much about community solar. Community solar is a clean, renewable energy solution for people who may not be able to afford to buy their own home solar power systems. Clean, renewable energy must be …

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Agrivoltaics: A Game Changer For Land Use In Renewable Energy

The renewable revolution is facing a major land use issue that threatens to seriously impede the growth trajectory of the clean energy sector. Mass-scale renewable energy infrastructure like wind and solar farms take up much more land area than traditional fossil fuel production plants, and the sector is increasingly competing …

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EU’s latest energy security tactic: hoard Chinese solar panels

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last February, and Moscow’s subsequent throttling of natural gas supplies to Europe, threw global energy markets into disarray. What tech stocks have room to run? Europe panicked as it confronted the ugly reality of its fragile energy security. It scrambled to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) …

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Giant solar art acts as sundial and power source

The oldest known sundial was made in Egypt over 3,000 years ago, for telling the time as the sun passed through the day’s sky. Since then, we’ve upgraded our time-telling technology significantly—but the fascination with tracking the sun remains. Today, the sun’s power is often discussed as a means to …

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One year in, the Inflation Reduction Act is working — kind of

It’s been nearly a year since Democratic lawmakers pushed the first new climate spending legislation in more than a decade over the congressional finish line. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, or IRA, includes $369 billion in clean-energy tax credits and funding for climate and energy programs, money that is …

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