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July/August 2014

 

Sandwich Solar
By Tony Kryzanowski

Wind power—and the web
By Diane Mettler

Connecting to renewables... in Connecticut
By Vicky Boyd

All in on renewable power
By Paul MacDonald

Guest Column: Solar roofing best practices
By Solar roofing best practices

enerG Feature Focus: Batteries

May/June 2014

 

Blistering building schedule for California solar project
By Tony Kryzanowski

Detail-driven solar power
By Vicky Boyd

Wind power planning payoff
By Paul MacDonald

Solar takes flight
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: Renewable energy is good for the planet-and good for business
By President Barack Obama

enerG Feature Focus: PV Cables, Connectors, Combiner Boxes

March/April 2014

 

Maui says, "Aloha!" to Auwahi Wind
By Paul MacDonald

School's in for SOLAR POWER in New Mexico
By Diane Mettler

Sweet symphony of wind power
By Tony Kryzanowski

San Antonio's super-sized solar
By Vicky Boyd

West coast wind power
By Paul MacDonald

Guest Column: Site selection key to success of any renewable energy project
By Scott Jezwinski

Guest Column 2: Keeping the wind power momentum going in 2014
By Tom Kiernan

North American Wind Power Fast Facts

enerG Feature Focus: Wind Power Logistics and Transportation

January/February 2014

 

Putting the brakes on power costs
By Tony Kryzanowski

Going green in a couple of way$
By Vicky Boyd

A different wind project challenge: missiles
By Paul MacDonald

Solar, wind power—and snow in New England
By Diane Mettler

Guest Column: Site selection key to success of any renewable energy project
By Helen Tocco

For The Record: Dealing with the polar vortex: Wind energy helped ward off power outages
By Michael Goggin

November/December 2013

 

SCHOOL'S in—for solar power
By Tony Kryzanowski

Floating solar in Colorado
By Diane Mettler

Night moves on wind project
By Paul MacDonald

Solar power weather education
By Vicky Boyd

For The Record: It's simple and does not require a search, says Google: renewable energy makes sense
By Rick Needham

September/October 2013

 

Solar panels + storage facilities = a good fit
By Diane Mettler

PV pioneer DuPont powers up with solar
By Paul MacDonald

Shiny silver things in Area 51
By Diane Mettler

Multi-billion dollar wind investment
By Tony Kryzanowski

Wind project clears the bar
By Vicky Boyd

Guest Column: Insurance coverage for solar panel defect litigation
By Scott C. Turner

For The Record: Time to get the ball rolling with offshore wind
By Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley

North American Solar Power Scorecard

enerG Feature Focus: Energy Storage on the Grid in the Future

July/August 2013

 

VW revs up on renewables
By Tony Kryzanowski

Fleeing the grid for solar power
By Paul MacDonald

NaturEner respects nature with Montana wind project
By Vicky Boyd

Turning of the tide
By Vicky Boyd

Guest Column: Technical training the key to keeping wind turbine blades turning
By Andy Ginger

For The Record: U.S. Department of Energy: On a Clean energy mission
By U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz

The Numbers on U.S. Building Energy Efficiency

May/June 2013

 

North Carolina hot for solar power
By Vicky Boyd

Solar PV puzzle in Oregon
By Tony Kryzanowski

Serendipity solar power
By Diane Mettler

Low elevation wind project gets the green light
By Paul MacDonald

Philly PV power
By Vicky Boyd

For The Record: Fueling America's economic growth with alternative energy
By President Barack Obama

Guest Column: We owe our veterans a renewable energy way of life
By Nat Kreamer

enerG Focus Feature: Racking Systems

March/April 2013

 

Shepherding a massivewind project to completion
By Paul MacDonald

Nevada has a wind winner
By Paul MacDonald

California's huge hybrid
By Diane Mettler

Fort Bliss Army base is now Solar Strong
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Cape Wind project needs to move ahead
By Joe Kennedy III

Guest Column: Money and electricity: seeing returns on solar
By Ed Begley, Jr.

NA Wind Energy Fast Facts

enerG Focus Feature: Law Firms

January/February 2013

 

Solar power on the Salt Palace
Paul MacDonald

VA medical facility helps to heal environment

Northern wind power
by Paul MacDonald

Old school solar
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: Renewable energy emerged as important election issue
By Dennis McGinn

For The Record: Wind power—including distributed wind power—has arrived
By David Sandalow

November/December 2012

 

Orchard harvests the benefits of rooftop solar
By Vicky Boyd

Reducing the renewable risk
By Diane Mettler

Big Smile project honors wind power pioneer
By Paul MacDonald

PSE develops Washington wind—solo
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: Washington needs to be bold when it comes to clean technologies policy
By Clyde Prestowitz

September/October 2012

 

A Bluechip investment in solar power
By Diane Mettler

Generating clean energy—and interest—in solar power
By Vicky Boyd

Solar picking upsteam in the U.S. South
By Paul MacDonald

Northern wind power
By Paul MacDonald

Canadian wind leader
By Paul MacDonald

Solar/geothermal combination in Nevada
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Government can, and must, play an important role in deploying emerging energy technologies
By John M. Woolard, President and CEO of Brightsource Energy

North American Solar Power Scorecard

enerG Feature Focus: Inverters

January/February 2012

 

Bringing the benefits of wind power home
Paul MacDonald

New solar powerfor New Mexico
By Vicky Boyd

Cutting a new trail for wind in Illinois
By Diane Mettler

Fast-tracking solar in Arizona
By Tony Kryzanowski

From the garbage bin to biofuels
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Respecting the hard-working, skilled people who produce our energy
By Mike Rowe

March/April 2012

 

Kansas wind project packs a punch
Paul MacDonald

Rolling Hills adds whopping amount of wind power
By Diane Mettler

Solar project proves to be MmmMmm Good for Campbell's Soup
By Vicky Boyd

NJ solar project faced severe weather—and an earthquake
By Diane Mettler

Ramping up renewable energy storage
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: It's time for the U.S. to develop an energy plan—and stick to it
By Lisa Murkowski

Guest Column: Independent reviews of large solar projects can uncover associated hidden risks—or confirm confidence in the project
By Marie Schnitzer

NA Wind Energy Fast Facts

enerG Focus Feature: Wind Turbines

May/June 2012

 

Massive Solar Megawatts
Vicky Boyd

Solar project beats the clock
By Diane Mettler

Solar powered wine production
By Tony Kryzanowski

Taming the wind for Michigan 2
By Vicky Boyd

Ramping up wind power in Ohio
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: It's time to reduce the uncertainty of renewable energy tax credits
By Will Coleman, Mohr Davidow Ventures

enerG Feature Focus: PV Solar Panels

July/August 2012

 

Solar project delivers benefits on two fronts
By Vicky Boyd

Webberville solar project in Texas means megawatts
By Paul MacDonald

City of industry moves into solar future
By Tony Kryzanowski

BIOMASS power project is a winner all the way
By Tony Kryzanowski

Guest Column: Keys to success in sourcing federal government solar projects
By Jim Dankowski

For The Record: U.S. needs to play to win in the clean energy race
By Steven Chu, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy

enerG Feature Focus: Hybrid Vehicles

November/December 2011

 

California wind project builder takes on all kinds of weather with phase one of Alta Wind
Paul MacDonald

Solar/wind combo project in Arizona
By Tony Kryzanowski

New solar farm delivers power–and R&D results
By Diane Mettler

Major WOOD biomass power plants for Texas
By Tony Kryzanowski

Plugging in to the community for wind power
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: Getting past Solyndra: Government support for emerging technologies in clean energy plays a critical role in advancing innovation
By David B. Goldstein

Guest Column: Cultural resources can connect wind project developers with local communities
By Sydne B. Marshall

September/October 2011

 

BIG solar in Texas
By Vicky Boyd

SunEdison partners with Duke on North Carolina solar project
By Diane Mettler

Spreading solar power news
By Vicky Boyd

Wind power joins solar power in Arizona
By Paul MacDonald

Fuel from Fats
By Paul MacDonald

Topped off with Solar
By Diane Mettler

New life for Old Town
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: U.S. Military can be a trailblazer in renewable energy
By Senator Mark Udall

Guest Column: Pulling together for a renewable energy economy
By Vice Adm. Dennis V. McGinn, USN (retired)

North American Solar Power Scorecard

enerG Focus Feature: Solar Racking Systems

July/August 2011

 

SEMPRA takes solar power lead with 48 MW Nevada project
By Diane Mettler

Wind power teamwork
By Paul MacDonald

SOLAR POWER system cuts university's carbon footprint—and power bill
By Vicky Boyd

Storing wind power in Hawaii
By Paul MacDonald

Guest Column: Tackling the challenges of small and community wind
By Larry Flowers

For The Record: The key to keeping the lights on? A balanced energy approach
Thomas F. Farrell II, Chairman, President &
CEO – Dominion

May/June 2011

 

Tight Solar Schedule
By Vicky Boyd

Big stake in solar power
By Paul MacDonald

Edison Mission Group completes second Nebraska wind project
By Paul MacDonald

Tying renewables into the grid
By Tony Kryzanowski

It takes a team to build a wind farm
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: Solar power putting Americans back to work
Rhone Resch, President and CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

March/April 2011

 

Hatchet Ridge Wind: Made in the U.S.A.
By Tony Kryzanowski

Nobles project a 201 MW addition to wind power numbers
By Paul MacDonald

Solar power in Canada's economic heartland
By Vicky Boyd

Walking toward solar power in Florida
By Diane Mettler

North American Wind Energy Fast Facts

Tapping into Oklahoma’s abundant wind
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: California's new goal: 20,000 MW of Renewable Energy
Gov. Jerry Brown

January/February 2011

 

Getting serious about renewable energy
By Vicky Boyd

Turbines on timberlands
By Paul MacDonald

Solar raceway
By Diane Mettler

Wyoming weather challenges wind project
By Paul MacDonald

Syngas success story
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Gulf of Mexico spill is a reminder that U.S. needs to develop more renewable fuels
Tom Vilsack, U.S. Agriculture Secretary

November/December 2010

 

Solar power in the U.S. Midwest
By Vicky Boyd

From wind developer to developer/owner
By Paul MacDonald

Storing wind power-in batteries
By Diane Mettler

Run-of-river power project overcomes mountain of challenges
By Tony Kryzanowski

For the Record: Putting Americans back to work with green jobs
Dr. Stephanie A. Burns, Dow Corning Corporation

September/October 2010

 

Solar for San Jose
By Vicky Boyd

Solar power in windy Chicago
By Diane Mettler

Going micro with solar thermal in Hawaii
By Diane Mettler

Community wind partnerships
By Paul MacDonald

North American Solar Power Scorecard

Turbines now turning on the Texas Coast
By Paul MacDonald

Super-organism helps achieve super biofuel cost savings
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: It's time for a solar power revolution
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders

July/August 2010

 

California solar leader
By Vicky Boyd

More prairie wind power
By Paul MacDonald

Stimulating geothermal power
By Tony Kryzanowski

Converting beet sugar into biofuel
By Diane Mettler

Guest Column: Offshore wind power conference will cap an active year
By Carl Levesque

For The Record: Long Term tax policies can help keep U.S. #1 in wind power
Victor Abate

May/June 2010

 

Stimulus-backed solar power
By Diane Mettler

Solar/coal combo
By Diane Mettler

Bud goes for bio-energy
By Tony Kryzanowski

The Numbers on U.S. Solar

Cielo Wind Power: Building "Wind Ranches"
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: U.S. needs to become the Silicon Valley of renewable energy
Gary Locke, U.S. Secretary of Commerce


March/April 2010

 

Wind power sweepin' down the plains-in Oklahoma
By Diane Mettler

First Wind goes west with Utah project
By Paul MacDonald

Arizona's solar university
By Vicky Boyd

Branching out into alternative fuels
By Tony Kryzanowski

FIT program spurs solar power in Ontario
By Vicky Boyd

North American Wind Energy Fast Facts

For The Record: U.S. needs wind, solar power-and oil and natural gas
By John S. Watson

January/February 2010

 

Solar power boost in California
By Paul MacDonald

New top 10 wind farms in Texas
By Paul MacDonald

Solar energy template in Hawaii
By Diane Mettler

Garbage in, energy out
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Making the choice for clean energy jobs
By Hilda L. Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor

November/December 2009

 

Wind Power Seeds
By Paul MacDonald

Florida sun powers new PV system
By Vicky Boyd

Big Energy Win With Biomass
By Tony Kryzanowski

From Mining Coal To Turning Turbines
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: Well-Managed Forests Offer Enormous Opportunity For Biomass Energy
By Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

September/October 2009

 

Ausra's ambitious solar power plans
By Vicky Boyd

A very GREEN greenhouse project
By Diane Mettler

Going big with wind in Biglow
By Paul MacDonald

More Minnesota water power
By Tony Kryzanowski

L.A. goes large with wind power
By Paul MacDonald

For the Record: The drive to a word wide green economic recovery
By James E. Rogers

July/August 2009

 

Life-critical solar
By Diane Mettler

Dominion powering portfolio-with wind
By Paul MacDonald

Raser's edge-in geothermal power
By Tony Kryzanowski

Building a sound foundation for solar success
By Brian Lambert

For the Record: The U.S. must lead the clean energy revolution
By Ken Salazar, U.S. Secretary of the Interior

May/June 2009

 
 

Solar U
By Diane Mettler

Going big with Canadian wind power
By Paul MacDonald

Solar times 7
By Vicky Boyd

Clean energy financing is key to U.S. energy independence
By Dick Rai

From biomass to BTUs
By Tony Kryzanowski

For the Record: There's no "Free Lunch" with U.S. energy plan
by John W. Rowe

Guest Column: The Future U.S. Energy Picture?

March/April 2009

 
 

More TURBINES for Texas
By Diane Mettler

PacifiCorp powers up with wind projects
By Paul MacDonald

An all-out solar install
By Vicky Boyd

Going green in Arizona
By Tony Kryzanowski

For the Record: Bold new vision requires massive scale-up of renewable energy
by Dan W. Reicher

Guest Column: At last-electrical power transmission's day has come
By Carl Levesque American Wind Energy Association

January/February 2009

 

Solar Power Leader
By Vicky Boyd

A happy wind project for Duke
By Paul MacDonald

Bio-energy team
By Diane Metler

Driving ethanol costs down
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Making a greater commitment to renewable energy sources
Steven Chu

Guest Column: A well-defined Brand is a major asset in the alternative energy industry
By Carmen Swartz

   

November/December 2008

 
 

Smoky Hills wind project sees lots of big-time weather
By Paul MacDonald

Myth busters-and Solar power
By Vicky Boyd

Gas'er up
By Tony Kryzanowski

Fast mover in alternative energy
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: It's time to control our energy destiny-with renewable energy
President-Elect Barack Obama

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September/October 2008

 
 

Floating solar power
By Vicky Boyd

Going PV in Pennsylvania
By Diane Mettler

Joining forces in wind power
By Paul MacDonald

Algae gets attention
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: Moving beyond RPS mandates to turbocharge renewable power
Peter A. Darbee, chairman, CEO and president of PG&E Corporation

Branding delivers an advantage in a crowded alternative energy sector
Carmen Swartz, Principal and brand strategist at ELEMENTS

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July/August 2008

 
 

A new twist for solar power
By Vicky Boyd

Fuel cells + wastewater biogas = green heaven
By Diane Mettler

Ramping up cellulosic ethanol
By Tony Kryzanowski

A Champion-sized wind farm project
By Paul MacDonald

 

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May/June 2008

 
 

New England's new wind farm
By Paul MacDonald

Riding the Wind
By Diane Mettler

Following the Sun
By Vicky Boyd

Generating watts from wood waste
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: No "silver bullet" to solving energy problems, but renewable energy is an indispensable part of the solution
Samuel Bodman, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy

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March/April 2008

 
 

Texas is tops in Wind Power
By Paul MacDonald

Alcoa flips the switch-on solar
By Tony Kryzanowski

Colorado gets behind wind power
By Paul MacDonald

BIODIESEL business model
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: It's time to unleash clean energy innovation
U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton

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January/February 2008

 

Grassroots Approach to Wind Energy
By Paul MacDonald

More geothermal power from The Geysers
By Tony Kryzanowski

Catching the wave
By Diane Mettler

United Natural Foods goes natural-with solar power
By Vicky Boyd

For The Record: Can Technology Transform the Climate Change Debate?
Eileen Claussen

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November/December 2007

 

Biodiesel goes big
By Diane Mettler

New wind-powered life for steel plant site
By Paul MacDonald

From brown liability to bright asset
By Vicky Boyd

Wood chip power
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: U.S. energy dependence perpetuated
U.S. Senator Dick Lugar

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September/October 2007

 

Going Big with wind in Minnesota
By Paul MacDonald

Tiffany & Co. Sparkling in Solar
By Vicky Boyd

Energy From Waste
By Diane Mettler

A River runs through it
By Tony Kryzanowski

Guest Column: Energy solutions for a cleaner world
By Kate Brass

For The Record: Weaning ourselves off our oil addiction 
Governor Bill Richardson

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July/August 2007

 
Raising Arizona's renewable power
By Tony Kryzanowski

An ideal wind site - in Illinois
By Paul MacDonald

Google goes solar
By Diane Mettler

Tribal Turbines
By Vicky Boyd

For The Record: A declaration of (energy) independence
U.S. Senator John McCain

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May/June 2007

 
Special Challenges for Hawaii Wind Farm
By Paul MacDonald

Postal Service Delivers with Solar Savings
By Vicky Boyd

Interest in Geothermal Heats Up
By Tony Kryzanowski

Riding the Alternative Energy Wave
By Diane Mettler

Going Solar in New Orleans
By Paul MacDonald

For The Record: Time to Take Action on Scaling Up Wind Energy
By Vivienne Cox

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March/April 2007

 
Going Coastal
By Paul MacDonald

Wal-Mart Moves to Solar and Wind Power
By Vicky Boyd

25 Percent Renewable by 2025
By Diane Mettler

From Bark to Bio-Oil
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: Alternative Energy Solutions to Address Global Warming
By former US Vice President Al Gore

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January/February 2007

 
Putting Energy Into Ethanol Production
By Paul MacDonald

Alternative Energy Bonus
By Vicky Boyd

Small Company, Big On Solar Ideas
By Diane Mettler

Power From Manure
By Tony Kryzanowski

For The Record: US Energy Independence Lies in Partnering with Business on Alternative Fuels
By US Senator Barack Obama

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November/December 2006

 
Major Wind Player
By Paul MacDonald

An Interesting Power Twist
By Tony Kryzanowski

Tidal Power in the Big Apple
By Vicky Boyd

Reclycling Heat Energy Into Electricity
By Diane Mettler

For The Record: Time For a Great Leap forward Towards Energy Independence
By Martin C. Jischke

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September/October 2006

 
Opting for Wind Farm Ownership
By Diane Mettler

Seeing the Light In Solar
By Vicky Boyd

Going Geothermal
By Tony Kryzanowski

Changing the Energy World
By Paul MacDonald

For the Record: UK Prime Minister Tony Blair on a Framework to Tackle Climate Change

Guest Column: New Alternative Energy Initiatives
By Samuel W. Bodman, US Energy Secretary

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July/August 2006 (Premiere Issue)

Going Beyond Petroleum
By Paul MacDonald

New Energy Role for King Coal
By Tony Kryzanowski

California Powers Up - With Solar
By Vicky Boyd

Ambitious Biomass Timelines
By Diane Mettler

For the Record: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Solar Power

Guest Column: Renewable Energy
By Piotr Tulej

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