SunPower Corp. announced that it has completed the 3.8 megawatts solar power systems at various public water agencies and water treatment facilities in the state of California. In the systems in place, the facilities would be able to decrease their electricity costs.
Last October, the Obama administration announced that it plans to install solar panels on the roof of the White House. This would be the 30 years after the solar panels installed during Jimmy Carter’s rule were taken down. The target date for the installation is in spring.
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 city of Sunset Valley, Texas, has several rebate programs that can help local homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
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.
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.
The state of Nevada is offering incentives for renewable energy use and energy efficiency. A state rebate program is being administered by NV Energy, formerly known as Sierra Pacific Power and Nevada Power. This is known as the Renewable Generations Rebate Program for photovoltaic (PV ), small wind and hydroelectric systems. Originally, this rebate program […]
In the state of Kentucky, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, called Blue Grass Energy provides an energy-efficiency improvement program. This is especially applicable to residential sectors. The program involves an energy advisor who is specially trained to identify areas encompass the residential sector. Upon gaining familiarity with the area concerned, the advisor gives important information to […]
A unique sports stadium was recently completed in Taiwan, after two years of hard work. It is known as the World Games Stadium, and it gets all its power from solar energy via the photovoltaic panels on its roof. The dragon-shaped stadium was designed by Japanese Toyo Iyo, and can seat up to 50,000 sports […]
The world is facing its biggest energy crisis ever. Conventional fossil fuels are depleting at an alarming rate, and we are frantically hunting for alternative energy sources. Green energy sources are being applauded, as they are kind to the environment, and to the pocket. Sustainable environmental-friendly energy sources are now being touted as the next […]