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Solar Power Projects

5 Super-Sized Solar Power Projects Transforming the U.S. Clean Energy Landscape

2012 marked a record year for America’s solar industry. Installations surged by 76 percent compared to 2011 — representing an estimated market value of $11.5 billion. From commercial to residential, every sector experienced growth, but the clear standout of 2012 was utility-scale solar. Utility-scale solar projects are designed to generate massive amounts of electricity. Unlike other sectors, the electricity generated by utility-scale projects is sold directly to wholesale utility buyers. In the recently released U.S. Solar Market Insight report, GreenTech Media and SEIA found that the utility-scale sector grew by an unprecedented 134 percent last year — with eight of the largest solar projects in America starting operation.

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Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Power Plant

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Power Plant Under Development

Lockheed Martin has announced that it is working with Reignwood Group to develop an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) pilot power plant off the coast of southern China. A memorandum of agreement between the two companies was signed in Beijing on Saturday. Following the ceremony, both companies met with United States Secretary of State John Kerry during his first official state visit to the People’s Republic of China. The 10-mega

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Residential Solar Power Solutions

REC Solar Expands Residential Solar Power Solutions to Hawaii

REC Solar brings Hawaii residents relief with lower costs, efficiencies and expertise gained over more than 15 years in business and 9,000 solar systems installed. With this expansion in O’ahu, homeowners can take advantage of abundant sunshine and reduce their energy bill right now with clean, affordable solar energy

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