solar energy

Resource pages for "solar energy"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


solar market

Report: Non-Residential Solar Market Continues Growth In 2017

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.
solar energy usage

POWERSTATION 247 PLUS Solar Energy Usage

The POWERSTATION 247 PLUS is a complete and fully integrated, plug and play scalable solar energy usage and storage system with built-in battery.
solar energy

ICC, SEIA Partner To Produce 2018 Solar Energy Tool

The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
solar facility

UVA Expands Its Solar Energy Portfolio

Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
renewable energy

Support For Wind, Solar Power Continues

The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.
solar systems

Amazon Launches Global Solar Energy Initiative

Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.
federal courthouse

New U.S. Courthouse In Los Angeles In Operation

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA
solar energy

NREL Finds Solar PV Costs In U.S. Continue To Fall

In the commercial sector, modeled costs for the first quarter of 2016 were down 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015.

In India, $500 Million Made Available For Solar Energy

The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.
solar tracker

PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
energy storage

Energy Storage In Action With Solar Plane

The plane has embarked on the eighth flight leg of the journey — on track to circumnavigate the globe during this summer.
Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project.

Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project

The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state's first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.
Letha Tawney.

Renewable Energy: Wanted – Simpler Access To Clean Energy

In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.
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Code Council And SRCC Finalize Consolidation

Combining services and resources of ICC and SRCC should help building safety professionals, manufacturers, and installers.

TFM Names Ted Bielicky Facility Executive of the Year

Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging facility.

Renewable Energy: Sizing Up Solar PV

Facility managers can begin evaluating this energy source by looking at a few key factors. From the September 2013 issue.

IBM Developing New Wind And Solar Forecasting System

Advanced solution combines big data analytics and weather modeling technology to predict output of individual wind turbines.
DeNapoli

Renewable Energy: Shining Light On Solar Energy Choices

Beyond the decision to implement this resource, there are several specifics to evaluate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

Renewable Energy: EV Infrastructure

As the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles slowly gains ground, some facility managers are installing charging stations for this mode of transportation.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Concealed SOLIS Flushometers from Sloan

Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.

Webinars

Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security

Attend this free webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.

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