Two of Vermont’s biggest power suppliers, Central Vermont Public Service and Gaz Metro Ltd., have signed a contract to buy up to 225 megawatts of power from Hydro-Quebec. The new 26-year deal begins November 2012 and goes through to 2038.
Designed in India, the $35 solar-powered tablet PC was developed by top talent from the local Institute of Technology. At a set price of a paltry 1,500 rupees ($35 USD), the Indian government hopes to lower that to $20, and eventually $10, and have it hit markets for 2011.
What Christmas is to children, Earth Day is to the environment. Marking its 40th year is a most fevered cry for taking action, in particular, by the U.S. Solar Industry itself. CEO and President of Solar Energy Industries Association, Rhone Resch, had much to say in honor of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary…
In an effort to decrease the demand for conventional fossil fuel energy sources, Sunset Valley, Texas, offers a solar water heater rebate to residents that can be used to supplement Austin Energy’s rebate.
The renewable energy industry in New Jersey is booming thanks to financial incentives the government offers and the lack of state regulations regarding the industry.
DTE Energy is offering incentives through its Solar Currents Program to customers who install solar photovoltaic systems with a capacity of at least 1 kilowatt and a maximum of 20 kW.
Marblehead Municipal Light Department in Massachusetts offers solar rebates to residents who install solar power systems at their residences.
Ontario aims to phase out its coal power plants within five years according to the Canadian province’s new Green Energy Act. Canada is one of the highest carbon gas contributors among major economies.
Gone are the days when the only handiest solar item around is the calculator. A wide array of solar powered products are being developed to help simplify our everyday life. Here are six current bestselling solar gadgets on Amazon.com:
Burbank Water and Power (BWP) has had in place since 2001 a Solar Support Rebate program residents and businesses in setting up their own solar photovoltaic systems.