As of early 2013, there are more than 130 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems powering Navy, Army and Air Force bases in at least 31 states and the District of Columbia. See what states have the most solar installed on our interactive map.
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Over the last several years, solar energy technologies have been, or are in the process of being, deployed at unprecedented levels.
The Renewable Electricity Futures Study (RE Futures) is an initial investigation of the extent to which renewable energy supply can meet the electricity demands of the contiguous United States over the next several decades.
The Solar Deployment System (SolarDS) model is a bottom-up, market penetration model that simulates the potential adoption of photovoltaics (PV) on residential and commercial rooftops in the continental United States through 2030.
The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook offers a fresh look at the state of innovation in our U.S. energy portfolio. This Factbook - researched and produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and commissioned by the Business Council on Sustainable Energy - offers simple, easy-to-understand benchmarks on the contributions these new energy technologies are making today.
Solar dehumidification uses solar generated heat to power a dehumidifier to remove the humidity from indoor air. This reduces the amount of grid-supplied electricity needed for air conditioning.
Solar heating and cooling is a clean, reliable and cost-effective technology that is reducing utility bills for thousands of homes and businesses. Today, Americans across the country are at work manufacturing and installing systems that significantly reduce our dependence on imported fuels. We need smart policies to expand this fast-growing job-producing sector.
Solar water heating is a clean, reliable and cost-effective technology that is reducing utility bills for thousands of homes and businesses. Today, Americans across the country are at work manufacturing and installing these systems that significantly reduce our dependence on imported fuels. We need smart policies to expand this fast-growing, job-producing sector.
Solar heating and cooling technologies collect the thermal energy from the sun and use this heat to provide hot water, space heating, cooling and pool heating for residential, commercial and industrial applications. These technologies displace the need to use electricity or natural gas.
This assessment was prepared by North American Electric Reliability Corporation in its capacity as the Electric Reliability Organization1 and provides an independent view of the 10‐year reliability outlook for the North American BPS,2 while identifying trends, emerging issues, and potential risks.