Patrick O’Grady - Reporter. Senate Bill 1507, introduced as a strike-through amendment seeks to ban cities, counties and the state from doing work associated with a treaty ratified through the United Nations in 1992. “The reality is, it probably wouldn’t change how we do business here,” said Pat McDermott, assistant city manager of Chandler. Read More
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Funding programs are a driving force in the development of the solar PV market. They have been used in a variety of ways to stimulate growth, extend electricity generation in remote rural areas, and support research, development and technology demonstration.
Market stimulation has been driven by two needs:
Denver, Colo. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Green Building Certfication Institute (GBCI) have each approved more than 30 sessions at the World Renewable Energy Forum (WREF) for continuing-education and learning-unit (LU) credit.
“By attending, an architect can come up to speed on the state of the art in solar and sustainable design, and get all the required AIA Learning Unit credits for an entire year,” said David Panich, chair of the Solar Buildings Division at the American Solar Energy Society.
Manufacturers urge hefty increase in duty on Chinese-made products which are sold at unfairly low prices
- Reuters - Published March 20, 2012
Washington/Hong Kong: President Barack Obama's administration is expected to throw its weight behind US solar panel producers today in their battle against lower-priced imports from China that they say threaten the future of the industry in the US.
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SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Solar Energy News - Mar 5, 2012) - Solar3D, Inc. (OTCBB: SLTD), the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, today explained how its super-efficient solar cell can reduce investment payback on solar power systems. These revolutionary cost benefits, which have eluded the solar industry to date, can make solar power affordable for millions of people.
MASPETH, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eldorado Coffee Roasters proudly announces the commissioning of a 240.24 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic PV system at its worldwide headquarters in Maspeth, Queens. The solar array will produce in excess of 280,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of clean energy annually, enough to satisfy the entire facility's yearly demand for electricity.
Voyager Solar Ebike and Boomerbuggy Rickshaw Solar Mobility Scooter are to be Showcased at Dealerexpo
Mr. Aldo Baiocchi Daymak Inc.’s Vice President is pleased to announce the launch of Daymak’s new electric scooters: the Voyager Solar and the Boomerbuggy Richskaw Solar. Both products feature an integrated solar system that continuously charges the vehicles while riding or even when parked.