June 2011: Green Building Special Report

 

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

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


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| June 2011
The term “microgrid” has been a part of broader smart grid conversations for several years, but definitions have varied.

| June 2011
“Going Green” is applied to construction, vehicles, recycling, or just about any activity or product.

| June 2011
Spring roared in like an angry lion, crashing through many states, including North Carolina. The state experienced its worst tornadoes in more than 20 years.

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| June 2011
The future of lighting—with an emphasis on the potential of light-emitting diode (LED), fluorescent, halogen and ceramic metal halide lighting systems—is on the move.

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Dominion Virginia Power, a utility for Virginia, is planning to convert three power stations from using coal to biomass, a renewable-energy source.

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