Posts Tagged ‘solar panels’


Energy Department Announces New Investments to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Cost-Competitive Solar Energy

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by

This week, the Energy Department announced new investments totaling $10 million, for university-led projects to increase efficiencies of solar systems and lower costs for concentrating[...]

Federal appeals court strikes down Obama air pollution rule

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, invalidated a set of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air quality rules, enacted to[...]

Daikin buys Goodman for $3.7 billion, gains North America reach

Posted on August 29th, 2012 by

Two of the biggest leading companies in the Industry of heating, ventilating and air conditioning Daikin, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, and Goodman Global Group, Inc.[...]

South Korean Solar Companies Make Strong Push Into U.S. Market

Posted on August 16th, 2012 by

Asia Report: South Korean Solar Companies Make Strong Push Into U.S. Market The U.S. solar market is now the target of two South Korean corporations:[...]

Telescope Solar Panels to Double Efficiency Rates?

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Inspired by traditional telescope technologies and solar power in space, a small research team at the University of Arizona (UA) has designed a solar system[...]

Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday Tuesday, President Obama was in Iowa at Oskaloosa, Marshalltown and Waterloo, talking about his support[...]

G20 Nations To Be Ranked

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by

G20 Nations To Be Ranked The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will be ranking the world’s biggest countries based on their deployment of renewable energy. The[...]

Increase in Global Demand of Grid-scale Energy Storage by 2017

Posted on April 7th, 2012 by

Increase in Global Demand of Grid-scale Energy Storage by 2017 Lux Research released a report titled “Grid Storage under the Microscope: Using Local Knowledge to[...]

On-Bill Financing: Why isn’t Everybody Doing It?

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by

If someone told me they could improve the efficiency of my computer so that it operates quicker, at no extra cost to me, I can’t[...]

SunPower Supplies Solar Panels for 3.8-MW Solar Facility in France

Posted on November 29th, 2011 by

SunPower supplies solar panels for 3.8-MW solar facility in France SunPower Corp. has delivered 12,000 high-efficiency E19 / 320 solar panels to GDF SUEZ Group[...]

Empire State Building Gets EPA Award for Buying 100% Renewable Energy

Posted on November 17th, 2011 by

Empire State Building gets EPA award for buying 100% renewable energy The Empire State Building, which is the world’s most famous office building, has received[...]

How To Save Money With Solar Energy

Posted on October 5th, 2011 by

As more and more people are becoming aware of green initiatives, saving money using solar energy has become a popular topic.  While some people choose[...]

Johnson Controls Acquires EnergyConnect

Posted on July 11th, 2011 by

Arizona Offers Aggressive Incentives for Renewable Energy Companies, DTE Energy to Build Solar Installation on Mercy High School Roof and Johnson Controls Completes It's Acquisition of EnergyConnect.

Butte College Goes ‘Grid Positive’

Posted on June 30th, 2011 by

Butte College becomes first U.S. college to produce more electricity than it consumes, the Department of Energy provide $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to 3 solar projects, and what residual effects has the Fukushima nuclear disaster has on the U.S. appetite for the growth of nuclear power.
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Spain To Add 50MW Solar Thermal Power Plant To Its Grid

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

MAGE SOLAR USA receives its UL certification, Spain to add 50MW of solar thermal power to its grid, details about new DOE loan guarantees
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U.S. Launches 1st Federal Electric Vehicle Pilot

Posted on May 31st, 2011 by

The Solar Impulse successfully lands in Brussels, the U.S. launches its first Federal Electric Vehicle pilot, and New York become the home to the first fuel cell that has powered a residential building.