SolarWorld installed solar power modules at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden Center for Sustainable Landscapes, which is located in Schenley Park. The installation can generate up to 125 kW from 250W Sunmodule solar panels that were placed on the roof and on the ground.
Once the Cincinnati Parks Solar Power Project is complete, it will have the largest number of solar arrays in the State of Ohio. The solar power project involves installing solar panels in twelve different parks and structures all over the city. The project consists of 586 235-watt Sharp solar modules and once completed, will provide […]
It’s true: it is hard to live off the grid, no matter how tempting and eco-friendly it is. Enter carbon offsets – voluntary payments of a particular sum per tonne of carbon you emit. It’s like donating to a charity for Mother Nature.
Churches, mosques and synagogues in England could stand to add up to $29 million GBP (or $50 million USD) to their coffers by simply switching to solar panels.
Longtime enemies coal and solar power have finally called a truce: the Xcel Energy power plant near Grand Junction, Colorado, has just implemented the first-of-its-kind solar-coal hybrid approach.
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…
New Jersey residents are eligible for a $1200 incentive if they own an electric hot water heater and are willing to install a solar hot water system that can substitute or supplement the existing system.
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.
The future looks bright for solar panel manufacturers with next week’s 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to look for climate change solutions.
Solar power, and other forms of alternative energy, are slowly becoming more mainstream. As technology and public opinion progress, it will become more economically feasible for companies to invest in sustainable energy use.