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Nevada Renewable Energy Prison

Monday, October 27th, 2008

APS Energy Services has begun construction on a large-scale renewable energy facility as part of the Northern Nevada Correctional Center’s plan to generate heat and electricity using forest waste products. A 30-kW solar photovoltaic system will be combined with a wood-fired biomass boiler. Wood chips from surrounding forest-thinning industries will be processed in a heat [...]

Renewable Energy Tops 10% of Domestic U.S. Energy Production

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

According to the latest “Monthly Energy Review” issued by the U.S. Energy Information Administration this week, renewable energy accounted for more than 10% of the domestically-produced energy used in the United States in the first half of 2008. For the period January 1 to June 30, 2008, the United States consumed 50.673 quadrillion Btus (quads) [...]