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The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.
The array is the first American commercial system to use SolarWorld’s mono-PERC bifacial modules.
This pre-engineered, modular solar PV solution aims to help facilities scale their renewable energy programs with minimal disruption.
The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Now, more than ever, smart procurement and tracking are crucial.
Americans also may be surprised at just how far the United States has come regarding green and sustainability issues.
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.
Facilities with photovoltaic installations can pose additional challenges to firefighting efforts, and planning is key.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This technology reduces the energy other facility systems must expend for space heating.
Smart grid technology and its associated advancements may create a shift in how facilities consume energy.
This new line of solar stations includes standard and custom models to charge cars, bikes, scooters, carts, and motorcycles.
The Anheuser-Busch Fairfield brewery announced that more than six acres of photovoltaic solar arrays, installed and operated by SunEdison, are now generating the equivalent of approximately 3% of the brewery's electricity needs.
A warehousing operation in California decided to implement solar power at its two locations