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June 2011: Green Building Special Report

 

The solar-power industry faces many challenges, and not all of them are of the financial variety.

With solar and wind energies maturing as recognized alternative-power sources, there are other alter


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June 2011
Dominion Virginia Power, a utility for Virginia, is planning to convert three power stations from using coal to biomass, a renewable-energy source. READ MORE
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June 2011
The solar-power industry faces many challenges, and not all of them are of the financial variety. READ MORE
June 2011
Always a trailblazer, California has taken the bold step of increasing its renewable portfolio standard, which has helped inspire other states but is still comparatively high READ MORE
June 2011
Last month, I mentioned the poor quality of some fiber optic patchcords I tested. This month, I examine the subject of cable quality, both fiber and copper. READ MORE
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June 2011
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire signed legislation to phase out coal-fired energy production at the TransAlta power plant in Centralia, Wash. READ MORE

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