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Solar Energy Program Helps Arizona Pets In Need

SRP Solar for Nonprofits program awards free solar energy system to Arizona Humane Society Nina Mason Pulliam South Mountain Campus.
electrical safety

National Electrical Safety Month Includes Focus on Workplace, Buildings

Sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), this year's theme for the annual campaign is “Connected to Safety,” focused on emerging technology.
LEED Gold

Academy Museum Receives LEED Gold Certification

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been awarded LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC for Building Design and Construction.
solar panels

Target Installs Solar Panels

Target recently met its goal of installing solar panels on 500 of its stores by 2020 and now plans to go 100% solar by 2030.
Six Flags

In New Jersey, Six Flags Goes Solar

The project ranks as New Jersey’s largest net metered solar project and distinguishes Six Flags Great Adventure as one of the world’s first solar-powered theme parks.
onsite solar initiative

Bank Of America Reduces Energy Costs With Solar Panels

Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.
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.
UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst Plans Large-Scale Solar Power Project

The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.
University of Richmond Bisun Solar Panels

University of Richmond Test Bed To Use Bisun Solar Panels

The array is the first American commercial system to use SolarWorld’s mono-PERC bifacial modules.
SunPower Launches Helix™: A Fully Integrated Solar Option For Business.

New Product Flash: Helix Integrated System By SunPower

This pre-engineered, modular solar PV solution aims to help facilities scale their renewable energy programs with minimal disruption.

U.S. Government To Save $5M With Solar Power Purchase Agreement

The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Purchasing: Five Mistakes To Avoid

Now, more than ever, smart procurement and tracking are crucial.

How Green Is The State Of The Union?

Americans also may be surprised at just how far the United States has come regarding green and sustainability issues.
Kaiser Permanente Solar Panels

Kaiser Permanente Increasing Onsite Solar Power Generation

In 2012, Kaiser Permanente adopted a national sustainable energy policy and launched an ambitious strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 (compared to 2008 levels). Developing onsite generation of renewable power plays a significant role in reducing its carbon emissions and meeting its 2020 goal.

Renewable Energy: Solar Power And Life Safety

Facilities with photovoltaic installations can pose additional challenges to firefighting efforts, and planning is key.

FREE WHITE PAPER: How To Go Solar

This white paper will enhance your ability to shop for solar by offering you tips to consider and early steps to take to help you understand the many aspects of a solar project.

Verizon Green Project Will Power 19 Company Facilities Across the Country

Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Outgoing Energy Secretary Chu Gets Parody Farewell From the ONION

Chu was viewed by many as a formidable foil on several controversial subjects—ranging from climate change to hydraulic fracturing to the viability of nuclear power in a post-Fukushima age. However, few of his critics could anticipate one aspect of Chu's character: his unflappable sense of humor.

Alternative Energy Trends: Double Vision For Green Power

AT&T has enlisted the insight of its facility managers in its pursuit of increasing alternative energy use. In this article, the executive director of energy describes the company’s roadmap for alternative sources.

The HVAC Factor: Solar Hot Air

This technology reduces the energy other facility systems must expend for space heating.

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