Free Electricty

Lightsource Begins Construction on the Wildflower Solar Project

Lightsource bp, a global solar development company, has successfully closed on a $20 million financing package and has mobilized construction on its Wildflower Solar project located in Rio Linda, about 10 miles north of Sacramento, Calif. All of the electricity generated by the 16.5 MW DC/13 MW AC project will be purchased by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), a community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, through a long-term power contract.SMUD will use the power purchased from Wildflower to support its Neighborhood SolarShares program that can provide solar to new housing developments through an off-site utility-scale solar project. The community solar program gives developers the ability to deliver the environmental benefits of solar power without having to

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Solar

What do Solar Panels Do

What do Solar Panels Do We all know that solar photovoltaic (PV) panels convert sunlight into usable electricity, but few people know the real science behind this process. This week on the blog we are going to bring the kitty-gritty science behind solar. This may sound complicated, but it boils down to all photovoltaic effects; The ability of a substance to emit electrons when bathed in light. What Is A Solar Panel? Solar energy begins with the Sun. Solar panels (also known as "PV panels") are used to convert light from the sun, which is made up of particles of energy called "photons", into electricity whose Can be used to perform electric loads. Solar panels can be used for a wide variety of applications, including cabins, telecommunications equipment, remote power systems for remote

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Green Energy

Berkshire Bank Chooses Nexamp as its Community Solar Provider

Berkshire Bank, a community bank headquartered in Massachusetts, has chosen Boston-based Nexamp as its community solar provider. Founded more than 170 years ago, Berkshire Bank operates 130 branches across seven Northeastern states. By enrolling in the Nexamp community solar program, the bank is taking an active role in the advancement of clean energy.Corporations and large organizations looking to embrace clean energy have a number of compelling options today, but a community solar subscription provides a unique opportunity in scale and savings potential, while helping to green the grid in the areas they work. Nexamp operates hundreds of community solar farms that generate clean electricity fed directly to the local utility grid and allocates the value of that energy to subscribers to he

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ECO Energy

Senior Terrestrial Biologist/Project Manager (Calgary)

June 19, 2017We are a Canadian boutique environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Recognized as leaders in our industry -and specialists in providing environmental support to the renewables sector across Canada – we partner with clients to make a difference across the globe. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, a competitive compensation and bonus structure, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. To suppo...

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