Posts Tagged ‘solar energy’

Improved Efficiency Standards For CA In 2014

California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential... [...]

New Service Spotlight: Solar Power Purchase Program from Siemens

Focused toward public sector facility managers, Siemens has a program offering solar energy projects without having to make an initial capital investment in solar... [...]

Alternative Energy Trends: Follow The Sun

Is solar power the most promising alternative energy option for commercial... [...]

Solar Powered TV Brings World Cup To 36 Villages

More than 2,000 residents of remote African villages, formerly without access to electricity, are viewing the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer competition due to the presence 36 solar-operated television viewing points. Installed by SolarWorld, a Germany-based manufacturer of solar energy products, this Sun-TV project enables more fans in Swaziland (1 station), Botswana (1), Lesotho (1), Namibia (4), and South Africa (29) to participate in the sports... [...]

EU Stressing Importance of Solar Thermal Energy

By 2020, the majority of outdated heating systems in Europe must be replaced with new systems which optimally combine both energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy. Yet, the aims of the EU can only be reached if solar heat recovery takes on a significantly stronger... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Power Purchase Agreement By Borrego Solar

Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. recently introduced a financing option for schools, companies, and government organizations that want to begin using solar energy to power their... [...]

The State Of Solar Photovoltaics

Two recently released reports examine the growth of this market for... [...]

SunPower Completes Australia’s Largest Roof-Mounted Solar System

SunPower Corp., a manufacturer of high-efficiency, solar cells, solar panels, and solar systems, has completed construction on a 305-kilowatt SunPower solar power system atop the roof of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.... [...]