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After 15 years on Mars, it’s the end of the road for Opportunity

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  • Feb. 15, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
“If we hadn’t heard from it when it was windy and there was sun on the solar panels, the odds of hearing from it when it’s dark and not windy are pretty low.” The rover team is nostalgic and wistful, Fraeman says. “It’s like you fall in love ...

Los Angeles: A New Beginning

  • By Root Simple
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
“I think it’s some kind of self growing thing that makes oxygen and shade,” replied the mayor. “Won’t they block the solar panels?” asked Lauren. “Ba, ba, bu, buuuuuu . . . bus,” said the mayor. “Huh? Mr. Mayor are you okay?” said Lauren.

Google to Spend $13B on US Data Center and Office Construction This Year

  • By Data Center Knowledge
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
At about the same time, the company announced that after getting Taiwan to amend a law standing in the way of its using renewable power, it was installing 40,000 solar panels to generate 10MW, making the island nation the site of its first renewable ...

Some North Hollywood teens wanted to help girls in India, and now a film about their work is up for an Oscar

  • By Los Angeles Daily News
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
As for the Pad Project, Berton said the organization’s next project is to get solar panels installed in the three villages to keep the machines functioning because “energy isn’t always reliable. “Once all the Oscar hoopla dies down,” she said ...

Gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen visits Bowling Green for town hall

  • By College Heights Herald
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:20 p.m.
The project, which will be constructed on a 1000-acre mountaintop removal site in Pike County will hold 600,000 solar panels and will generate 100 megawatts of renewable energy. “You cannot be relevant as a state or economy to the opportunities of the ...

NASA says goodbye to record-setting Mars rover Opportunity

  • By Watertown Daily Times
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:07 p.m.
Still, the team held out hope. If the storm had deposited dust on Opportunity’s solar panels, the coming windy season — which runs from November to January - might help sweep them clean. “The hardest part was the not knowing,” Stroupe said.

Why is the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Charging $350,000 for Records?

  • By The New York Times
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
[The New York Times] • Update on the Great L.A. Times French Fry Controversy: There is now a bracket. [The Los Angeles Times] Solar panels are seen on the rooftop on a home in a new housing project in Sacramento.CreditRich Pedroncelli/Associated Press ...

Are zero-energy homes the new wave in housing?

  • By HousingWire
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
Depending on the specifics of the design and the residence's energy consumption pattern, solar panels could produce all the electricity needed for the home. According to the article, the state's ultimate goal is to reduce its carbon footprint by producing ...

Phasing Out Coal Is a First Step to the Green New Deal

  • By OpEdNews
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
The Netherlands has its own energiesprong (energy leap) focused on energy transition and energy neutral buildings, meaning that the buildings generate enough energy through solar panels or other means to pay for the energy deficit from their construction ...

Portland General Electric Set To Build 1st-Of-Its-Kind Renewable Energy Site

  • By Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • Feb. 15, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Portland General Electric is making plans to build the country’s first large-scale energy facility that combines wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage. It’s that combination of renewable energy and battery storage that the company said could ...