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UT Biosolar Breakthrough Promises Cheap, Easy Green Electricity

Barry D. Bruce, professor of biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is turning the term “power plant” on its head….

President’s 2013 Budget Revives 1603 Solar Tax Credit, Eliminates $4B in Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Here are some of the highlights of the energy portion of the budget: The budget provides for an extension of the Section 1603 Treasury Program, a…

Wacker Polysilicon to expand Charleston, TN, operations again

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Wacker Polysilicon officials are expected to announce an additional $300 million investment in their northern Bradley County operations after receiving a one-time…

TVA Launches Solar Solutions Initiative

TVA is now starting to take applications for the Solar Solutions Initiative!  It is for solar systems between 50 kW and 1 MW installed by…