Producing renewable power with solar energy has many benefits, but it is not without its challenges. In this Vox video, the hindrances to the proliferation of renewable energy are explained. Continue reading “Solar Energy’s Greatest Challenge”
The success of Tesla is proof-positive that the investment community believes electric cars could be the future.
Energy efficiency building standards officially adopted by California yesterday will require new homes in the state to have solar PV systems starting in 2020.
Virtuoso Energy was happy to be a part of the CUPS LED Retrofit this past year. By changing more than 1000 lighting fixtures over to LEDs, CUPS will be able to save over 100,000kWh in electricity costs each year!
When it comes to generating renewable electricity, Hawaii is leading other states in almost every category. It gets 33 percent of its electricity from rooftop solar and has 60 utility-scale renewable energy projects feeding power into its grids. The state Legislature wants to reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Continue reading “Hawaii Aims for 100% Renewable Energy”
A 70-acre solar farm will be built in the town of Innisfail. Town council approved a contract this week with Innisfail Solar Corp to construct the 15-20 megawatt farm just north of the Innisfail Golf Club. Continue reading “Innisfail Moves Forward with Solar Farm”