Investors bought a record 3.9 GW of solar photovoltaic projects in 2011, worth an estimated $10.8 billion. The gigawatt capacity purchased was up 122% over the previous year, according to new research published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
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"Solar is good for the environment, and I think that historic districts should retain their historic look to the maximum extent possible," he says, adding that Standard Solar has never had to abandon a project because of the location’s historical significance.
The rise in solar energy installations is relatively new - especially in Louisiana, where incentives were implemented in 2008. As a result, many are still grappling with the guidelines.
"Because it was a new industry in our region, no one really knew what to do about it," Crawford explains. "We worked with the National Park Service…and the Historic District and Landmarks Commission - which is the city of New Orleans' local agency - and we helped establish guidelines."
Suntech would say “no”—and that decades of solar product testing and performance data show that not all watts are made equal.
Will the tariffs imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on Chinese solar modules actually help SolarWorld and other U.S
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has made its preliminary determination in its investigation into whether Chinese solar module manufacturers have dumped their products on the U.S. market.
Another Earth Month is behind us, and we hope April provided a good opportunity to incorporate some Earth-friendly habits into your routine. If you’re looking to do more, there are still lots of ways that you can continue to be kind to the planet, every single day.
"Spirit of Southern Arizona," an 18-foot-high, $30,000 sculpture, has been unveiled at Tucson International Airport. Medallions on its base take note of Arizona's past and present, and include an image of Tucson's first airplane flight in 1910
Project Partners Smart Energy Capital, Wilson Electric, Duke Energy, Integrys Energy Services, APS, and Prescott Valley to Celebrate Project Completion
Arizona cares about the quality of the solar installers in its state. Arizona has created the Arizona Solar Watchdog Program with the purpose of teaching consumers how to check Arizona solar companies license, credentials and work history
SolarWorks VP of Sales & Operations Matthew Bonnstetter will be on KAZM radio 780 am [The only 24 hour live-local station north of Phoenix] Tuesday April 17th, 9:20a to talk SOLAR and promote the coming EARTH DAY EVENT