Do attic fans lower the cost of cooling your home? Are solar attic fans worth installing?
My metal roof was red, hot, and desperately needed painting. After spending some time inspecting the roof, I quickly realized how incredibly hot the red paint became even on a modestly hot spring afternoon. Why repaint the roof red since it gets so hot? I thought there must be a better solution so I started […]
CPV systems are poised for significant growth thanks to the confluence of several factors: Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) requiring up to 33% renewables by 2020 in key US states, higher efficiency CPV systems, and lower CPV system costs. In the last year alone, over 300 MW of CPV projects have signed contracts with utilities and […]
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Overall, 2010 was a good year for the PV industry. But, the global PV industry is getting complex as it …
Organized by Greentech Media, the upcoming Networked Solar Conference will highlight the convergence of renewable energy and the smart grid. Industry experts from both fields will be on hand to answer questions such as: How is the Smart Grid evolving, and what values will it bring to utilities and consumers? How are innovations in solar […]
Will Federal incentive programs help change the agriculture industry by encouraging more farms to install solar energy systems? Reports suggest they will for some firms in Virginia. A federal incentive program could forever change the face of Virginia’s agriculture industry by encouraging more farms to install solar energy systems. That’s the hope of Blue Crump, […]
Reuters is reporting that the world’s largest solar power station will be located in Australia. Here’s an excerpt and link to the full story: SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia plans to build the world’s largest solar power station with an output of 1000 megawatts in a A$1.4 billion (US$1.05 billion) investment, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said […]
Task Force Focuses on Green Jobs as a Pathway to a Strong Middle Class The White House Task Force on Middle Class Families, led by Vice President Joe Biden, held its inaugural meeting on February 27 in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania. The Task Force has a simple mandate: to find, highlight and implement […]
It is no longer uncommon for those using solar energy systems to sell excess electricity generated back to the power companies. It is, however, uncommon to see a local news story about a hardware store owner doing so. The hardware store owner is located in an ideal area; St. Augustine, Florida. Will we see green […]
The bailout legislation includes a $17 billion energy tax package; a big win for solar, wind and hybrids.
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