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AP News: Southwest Needs Power Lines to Become Solar Hub

By Susan Montoya Bryan ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Pick any stretch of road slicing through the American Southwest. The sun beats down on the asphalt like nowhere else and heat waves distort the landscape. It’s here, in these open expanses, that experts say is a massive untapped source of energy that could meet the nation’s […]

Ameco Solar News: California Passed the Solar Gigawatt Mark

Congratulations California, it appears you have passed the solar gigawatt mark. Rewire is reporting: “According to live data provided by the California Independent System Operator (CaISO), the agency that manages the state’s power distribution grid, the state of California reached a long-anticipated milestone this afternoon (as I predicted last month). More than 1,000 megawatts of […]

Ameco Solar News: UCLA’s New Transparent Solar Film Could Be Game-Changer

“One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon. The applications are mind-boggling. Windows that produce electricity. Buildings wrapped in transparent solar cells. Laptops and […]