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With solar panels, Henderson synagogue reaches out to a higher power

solar panels

It’s hard not to notice Congregation Ner Tamid’s newest environmental project. Stretched across a gravel lot next to the temple is a football field’s length of metallic solar panels soaking in the sun. The panels are visible to any driver passing the temple on the 215 Beltway or Valle Verde Drive. It’s the largest solar energy project for a nonprofit ...

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Azerbaijani territories, prospective for alternative energy development announced

wind and solar

The Institute of Geography of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) announced the list of Azerbaijan’s territories that are prospective in terms of development of wind and solar energy. Azerbaijan has a basis for use of solar and wind energy, the institute’s deputy director, Elbrus Alizadeh told Trend. He said territories that are promising for development of wind energy, are ...

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Ducab targets solar plants

power cords to solar power

MBR Solar Park project to open new opportunities for cable firm Ducab hopes to build up its credibility through many future supply contracts for power cables to solar energy plants, its senior official says. The Dubai-based company, which is one of the largest manufacturers of power cables and copper products in the Middle East, expects that Mohammad Bin Rashid Solar ...

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Major solar energy provider sets up shop in Blackwood

solar energy house

One of the biggest solar energy providers in the country is expanding into South Jersey. SolarCity opened an operations center in Blackwood, Camden County, last month in a bid to tap into what the company says is a growing demand among middle-class homeowners for the technology. The San Mateo, Calif., company installs solar panels on south-facing sunny rooftops free of ...

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Area residents feeling sunny about solar energy

Solar

Huron County farmer Kurt Heyman is noticing that the sun can be a money saver — and he’s not the only local resident who’s realizing that. Heyman said his electric bill used to cost anywhere from $500 to $700 a month. Now, thanks to the sun, he said he’s saving about twothirds of that. Heyman’s farm is among a cluster ...

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Report says sun, wind, gas can work together on Texas grid

renewable energies

Renewable energy could supply more than 40 percent of Texas electricity by 2032, according to a new report. Wind and solar energy will benefit from improved technology and from compatibility with natural gas power, the Brattle Group said in a report prepared for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition. Researchers said renewables and natural gas are mutually beneficial, since natural gas ...

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Largest solar powered desalination plant to be built in Al-Khafji

New solar project

JEDDAH — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) said Saudi Arabia plans to build the world’s largest solar-powered water desalination plant in Al-Khafji Governorate on the Arabian Gulf coast that will have the capacity to produce 30,000 cubic meters when completed. The SWCC Gov. Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim told a local newspaper that solar energy is one of the most popular renewable ...

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Solar rooftops get budget approval, funding

solar farm

The Energy Conservation Fund (ECF) will provide financial support of nearly 4 billion baht for state agencies to install solar modules on their rooftops. The budget approval, made two weeks ago by the Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency Department, which oversees the fund, is aimed at promoting energy saving and renewable energy. It is also a part of government efforts ...

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