Doreen Hemlock's Articles

- July 03, 2013

Small Firm in Florida Helps Bring Renewable Energy to Africa and the Caribbean

From a nondescript office building in suburban Sunrise, a small business is helping bring renewable energy to the Caribbean and Africa, including a solar-panel factory recently opened...

- March 20, 2013

Florida's Broward County Encourages Solar Energy with Easier Permits

Making energy from the sun seems a no-brainer for the Sunshine State, but cost has proven to be a hurdle. Broward County has taken a big step to cut costs for solar-panel systems on...

- September 25, 2012

Mainstream Solar: Room for Contractors to Grow

For solar energy to spread mainstream on U.S. homes, installation will need to move beyond specialized solar contractors to traditional building trades, such as roofers and electricians...

- September 21, 2012

Panel Discusses Options to Fund Worker Training, Ensure Standards

A recent fire at a big-box retailer in California linked to a faulty solar installation highlights a key concern for the booming U.S. solar industry: how to develop a qualified workforce...

- September 13, 2012

Outbound to Latin America: Solar Market Showing Big Potential

The solar industry in Latin America is starting to take off, aided by shrinking costs for photovoltaics and new government programs that facilitate business, experts said Wednesday...

- December 06, 2010

Big Wind Project Could Spur Renewable Energy Revolution in Puerto Rico

Cruise ship passengers arriving in Puerto Rico have long been delighted to see Spanish colonial fortresses on one shore but often gasped at the dark smokestacks of the electric power...

Doreen Hemlock

Doreen Hemlock

Doreen Hemlock is a staff writer for the South Florida SunSentinel newspaper and freelancer for many publications. She holds an MBA with a focus on international business from Columbia University. Born in New York and raised in the U.S....

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