Category: Solar Energy in Oklahoma

Kentucky’s Largest Solar Power Plant Nearly Operational

The largest solar facility in the State of Kentucky has been unveiled by Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities.  Located near Burgin, the complex includes a hydroelectric plant, three coal-fired generating units and seven natural gas-fired combustion turbines. The $36 million project was approved by the State Public Service Commission in December 2014 and …

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Solar Plane On Course For Weekend Arrival in Silicon Valley

A solar-powered airplane on an around-the-world journey has reached the halfway point as it travels from Hawaii to California. The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft is operating with pilot Bertrand Piccard at the controls. Piccard took a few minutes Friday to exchange pleasantries with the United Nations secretary general as he flew high above the Pacific …

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Latest Energy Bankruptcy Involves Solar Giant SunEdison

One of the nation’s latest energy firms to end up in Chapter 11 bankruptcy is SunEdison, considered a solar energy giant in the U.S. The Missouri based company had been dealing with financial problems in the past year and earlier this month admitted it had a $12 billion debt. But in the bankruptcy filing, SunEdison …

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