solar energy

Environment
5:30 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Solar Farm Coming to Mitchell International Airport?

Land east of Mitchell International runways might be suitable for solar farm.
Credit S Bence

Milwaukee County supervisors voted (16-2) Thursday to study the feasibility of installing solar panels at the airport. 

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Environment
4:10 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

National Expert: Wisconsin Risks Falling Behind in Renewable Energy Technology

Madison Central Library has 19.2 kW solar panels, installed last September by H&H Solar Energy Services.
Credit H&H Solar Energy Services Facebook

A former U.S. Energy Department leader says Wisconsin's efforts to implement and grow sustainable energy resources show signs of "stalling" and even "going backward."

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Project Milwaukee
11:39 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Wisconsin Researchers Try to Clear a Solar Hurdle

As we’ve heard on our Project Milwaukee series this week, Wisconsin utilities are required to generate 10 percent of their electrical power by renewable sources – such biomass, wind – and solar.  That last source has been harnessed for decades.  But only recently have its costs come down enough to make wider-spread use more appealing. 

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