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Solar Eclipse from Kanarraville, UT. May 20th, 2012

Credit: by-tor

Posted at 3:50pm and tagged with: Science, Astronomy, Solar, Eclipse, Lunar, Moon, Sun, Space, NASA, submission,.

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Solar Eclipse from Kanarraville, UT. May 20th, 2012
Credit: by-tor

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Bright Planets at McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope

Image Credit: Mike Line (Caltech), Ed Mierkiewicz (Univ. Wisconsin-Madison), Ron Oliversen (NASA-GSFC) 

Posted at 1:46pm and tagged with: Astronomy, Space, Solar, Sun, McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope, NASA, Caltech, University of Wisconsin-Madison, NASA-GSFC,.

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Bright Planets at McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope 
Image Credit: Mike Line (Caltech), Ed Mierkiewicz (Univ. Wisconsin-Madison), Ron Oliversen (NASA-GSFC) 

 

Rows of solar panels at a solar farm in Kings Mountain, N.C.
Renewable energy is growing rapidly in the U.S., with wind and solar industries enjoying double-digit growth each year. Part of that growth comes from more homeowners choosing to install solar panels.

With government subsidies, some people can even make a financial argument for installing the panels. But in recent years, the price of one fossil fuel — natural gas — has declined so much that solar panels are having difficulty competing.

Posted at 2:25pm and tagged with: Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar Power, Natural Gas, Sustainability, Environment, Energy,.

Skyline Solar of Mountain View is set to announce Tuesday it has broken ground on two 100-kilowatt solar power plants at domestic military bases — Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California and Fort Bliss in Texas.

Posted at 5:12pm and tagged with: Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar Power, Defense, Skyline Solar, Department of Defense, US Army, US Air Force,.

Faced with rising energy prices and frequent electricity blackouts, hospitals and medical clinics in Kenya are turning to solar energy to provide life-saving power.

The number of medical facilities using solar energy has been growing steadily, reaching about 300 in 2010, according to the Kenya Bureau of Statistics.

Posted at 1:38pm and tagged with: Kenya, Africa, Alternative Energy, Solar, Technology, Medicine,.