The Washington Redskins unveiled a solar power installation for its FedEx Field, which is said to be the largest solar power system utilized by a NFL stadium. The switch was turned on during the halftime of last Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Republican Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said that the government made a bad decision in giving loans to solar panel manufacturers and predicted that the solar panel industry could collapse in the near future.
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.
The news on solar power in use around the world continues to pour in. Increasingly, individuals, companies, and governments are turning to the sun’s clean energy source for solutions to problems ranging from financial, to environmental, to logistical. Here are just a few of the recent items in the news.
The Solar Water Heating Pilot Program rewards residential and non-residential clients who incorporate solar water heating systems into their existing water boilers or heaters.
Green Energy Ohio, or GEO, is the entity which represents the state of Ohio in the American Solar Energy Society. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the promotion of economic and environmental energy policies, and sustainable and efficient practices. GEO has been greatly honored by being accepted by the Sierra Club to receive funding and […]
Wisconsin Focus on Energy is now running several grant programs offering support for the development of renewable energy projects. In addition to development, there are also grants available for industry infrastructure. The grant programs were developed to offer support to the renewable energy market, and to help implement projects that otherwise would not be completed, […]
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (Jackson EMC), located in Jefferson, GA, is now offering rebates to residential customers who install photovoltaic (PV) systems or solar water-heating systems in their homes. Solar Power Program for Homes Residential customers may qualify for the one-time rebate on Solar Panels, of $450 per kilowatt (kW) of DC installed. The rebate […]