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.
The solar power industry in Texas is still small, which accounts to just 1 percent of the total electric power produced in the state. Renewable energy advocates say that the state could be the top generator of solar power in the United States within the near future.
Photovoltaic solar energy is gaining support from homeowners across the globe because of its benefits. Using solar panels in one’s home will drastically cut the household’s monthly utility bill as well as decrease the family’s carbon footprint.
NASA’s mission to Jupiter will be solar powered. Its Explorer Juno will be shaped like a windmill with solar panels that would generate its power.
A Japanese construction company Shimizu Corporation wants to change how we look at the moon at night. One of its concepts that it said can benefit future generations is the Luna Ring.
Google is determined to help make the planet greener. They seek solutions that would change how things are operated, spark innovation through research work, and opportunities for future projects. Google knows that it is a learning process and with each answer it discovers leads the company closer to sustainable world.
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.
People are always on the lookout for green products that can improve their homes and gardens. Here are the five top-selling solar home and garden products from Amazon.com right now.
Although Texas doesn’t give incentives or tax exemptions for purchasing renewable energy equipment, it offers tax exemptions and deductions for installing renewable energy systems.
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund implemented a Residential Solar Thermal Incentive Program in the hopes of stimulating development of renewable energy and creating more green jobs in the state.