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A powerful 'X-class' solar flare just hit Earth. Forecasters are bracing for more sun activity ...

Yahoo Daily News 31 Mar 2023
An X-class flare erupts on the sun (lower right), emitting a burst of electromagnetic radiation, on March 28, 2022 Eastern Time.NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory. The sun blasted Earth with a powerful X-class solar flare on Tuesday, causing radio blackouts. Three more moderate solar flares followed, and we could see more eruptions in the coming days.

Colchester Selectboard gives go ahead to permitting process for town-owned solar facility on Fort Ethan ...

The Colchester Sun 31 Mar 2023
The site, located off of VT Route 15 and next to the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery, is the third proposed site for the town’s third solar farm. The 150 kilowatt solar facility would complete the town’s goal of producing electrical energy equal to that which the town consumes in the provision of municipal services.

Should Taunton schools spend millions to save millions on lucrative solar deal?

Taunton Daily Gazette 31 Mar 2023
TAUNTON — Should Taunton Public Schools invest in solar power? ... At the Committee’s March 15 meeting, Dello Russo brought along the solar consultant for the city, Matthew Parent of Summit Solar, who previously consulted on the proposal to put solar arrays on Taunton’s Landfill ... How does this differ from the landfill solar array?.

Reader Opinion: Just say 'no' to the proposed solar field, by Kelly Dodge

The Keene Sentinel 31 Mar 2023
I was distraught to read about the solar field proposed off the Old Gilsum Road, an area I hike often ... The name, “Keene Meadows,” is nauseating and they love calling their projects “(Insert town location) Meadows.” Clearing a couple hundred acres of trees for a solar farm doesn’t produce a “meadow.” It’s insulting.

David Robinson: Tesla's solar roof isn't providing much of a spark to Buffalo | Analysis

The Buffalo News 31 Mar 2023
A solar roof that looked like a regular roof ... The company installed an average of 21 solar roofs per week last year ... Tesla, in contrast, has struggled to produce and install its solar roof – essentially glass tiles with solar cells inside – because of the complex nature of the product and challenges installing it on roofs with irregular shapes.

Puerto Rico solar switch a life and death matter -US energy chief

FX Empire 31 Mar 2023
the Energy Department has $1 billion Congress approved in December to supply rooftop solar panels ... Yamilette Albino, a lawyer at the Resiliency Law Center nonprofit said emphasis on solar could come at the expense of other alternatives like geothermal, wind power, and producing fuel from decomposing waste like manure and vegetation.

Naval base cuts dependance on grid energy by 63% after installing hi-tech roof-top unit

The Business Desk 31 Mar 2023
With solar panels and battery storage we will take the site completely off grid ... Mounted along the windward edges of building rooftops, the wind turbine arrays generate power 24 hours a day, often producing a multiple of the power per square foot than solar.

EU deal to nearly double renewable energy by 2030

The Jordan Times 31 Mar 2023
The agreement includes hydrogen, nuclear power and biomass on the list of sources of renewable energy along with solar and wind technology ... Major nuclear energy producer France and its allies wanted "low-carbon hydrogen", which is made using nuclear energy, to have the same status as hydrogen made from renewables such as solar and wind power.

Montana’s Largest Solar Plant Set to Produce Power for 12k Homes

Yellowstone County News 31 Mar 2023
Located off Alkali Creek Road in Billings, MTSUN is the state’s largest solar energy facility with the capacity to produce up to 80 Megawatts (MW) of electricity – enough to power around 12,000 homes each year. “Right now, it’s producing at almost its full ...

Russia's War in Ukraine Creates Ripple Effect in Africa

Beijing News 31 Mar 2023
'There will be more work, they will be able to capitalize new technologies in terms of seed and other productivity means and we already talked about solar agriculture irrigation and others which basically are critical factors which we are highlighting here.'' ... He was awarded $1.2 million to produce fertilizer for Kenyan farmers this year.

Yachting industry primed for sustainable future

Khaleejtimes 31 Mar 2023
Silent Yachts, which exhibited at Dubai International Boat Show 2023 for the first time, produces the first ocean-going production yachts in the world powered by solar energy, which is used to charge the batteries and run the electric motor ... sources of energy such as solar power.

India, Taiwan can collaborate on offshore wind, solar, electric mobility: Experts

The Economic Times 31 Mar 2023
Taiwan is the largest producer of solar wafers which could feed into India’s renewable energy and battery programme,” said Kartikeya Singh, Director, Global Energy Futures Initiative ... .

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The Keene Sentinel 31 Mar 2023
At Harrisville’s town meeting Tuesday night, voters approved money for a municipal solar array to be discussed by the selectboard.

One thing Albany’s sure to agree on: Killing more jobs

New York Post 31 Mar 2023
More From ... The budget will double (or maybe triple) down on the perverse “net zero” drive, which involves at least half a trillion in spending on green energy and infrastructure (costs that will mostly be covered by your utility bills) and is certain to produce frequent blackouts, since wind and solar are fundamentally unreliable ... ....

EDP Renewables Places Multi-Year Order for 1.8 GW of First Solar Modules

Eagle-Tribune 30 Mar 2023
First Solar’s responsibly produced advanced thin film PV modules set industry benchmarks for quality, durability, reliability, design, and environmental performance ... First Solar is a leading American solar technology company and global provider of responsibly produced eco-efficient solar modules advancing the fight against climate change.

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