National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Zoomable and draggable like a Google map, with potentially prime locations for various clean energy technologies delineated in gradations of color, the newest offering from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) allows everyone from renewable resource enthusiasts to project developers to quickly, accurately and effectively locate the best places for particular types of clean energy development.
None of the solar cells produced to date shows external photocurrent quantum efficiencies greater than 100 percent from any portion of the solar spectral irradiance band.
As part of the RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which manages the Superfund reclamation initiative, and the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, are considering using brownfields and closed landfills to develop renewable energy projects.
On November 1, the smallish but very progressive college town of Boulder, Colorado passed two interrelated, historic ballot measures that aim to discontinue service with Xcel Energy Inc.