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Tennessee Loses Out on Suniva Solar Plant

Suniva Inc. has a “planned start-up date” of 2013 for a $250 million solar cell manufacturing facility in Thomas Township, Michigan, according to a state…

Solar Energy Becomes GE Industrial Policy

Memphis TN There are distinct phases in the development of a new technology. The first phase is the era of the start-ups. The second is…

U.S. grant pays for solar farm at Chattanooga’s Lovell Field airport

The biggest solar energy farm at an airport in Tennessee will go on line later this month, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport officials said Monday. The facility…

UT-based partnership awarded Solar Challenge grant

A University of Tennessee-led partnership that includes TVA, KUB and the city of Knoxville is one of 22 teams nationwide awarded Rooftop Solar Challenge Grants…

TVA to buy power from Franklin

FRANKLIN –  Franklin’s first solar panel array should be installed by spring 2012 after Mayor Ken Moore and city aldermen unanimously approved a contract for…