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  • SolarCity Teams with Carrier to Offer Affordable, Solar-Powered Air Conditioning

    Challenging the false assumption that greener products must be more expensive than less sustainable options, SolarCity and Carrier are teaming up to make high-efficiency, solar-powered heating and cooling solutions far more accessible and affordable for homeowners. Carrier® is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • Chilling out: the road to greener air conditioning

    Air-conditioning units that use renewable energy, such as solar power or cold seawater, are approaching the commercial production stage - a milestone that could reduce climate change and help phase-out greenhouses gases known as HCFCs (Hydrochlorofluorocarbons). This was one of the key outcomes of a conference held in Cairo, Egypt last week to review global technology trends in the air ...

  • Medical Center to Save Money With Chromasun Solar Enhanced Gas Air-Conditioning System -- Largest in California to Date

    Chromasun, the leading commercial rooftop solar solutions company, today unveiled construction of a solar and natural gas powered air-conditioning project at Crow Canyon Medical Center in Danville. The new system exploits low gas prices and the unique solar performance of Chromasun MCT solar panels to significantly offset the current operating costs of the building's existing electric ...


  • Department of Energy Offers $2.1 Billion Conditional Commitment Loan Guarantee to Support California Solar Thermal Power Plant

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment for a $2.1 billion loan guarantee to support Units 1 and 2 of the Blythe Solar Power Project, sponsored by Solar Trust of America, LLC. The concentrating solar thermal power plant includes two units comprising a combined 484 megawatt (MW) generating capacity, an eight-mile transmission line and associated ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Four Seasons Hotel`s roof made 26% cooler, will reduce air-conditioning costs

    The Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, is always looking for new ways of reducing energy costs and improving its environmental friendliness. The highest energy cost being air-conditioning, the most cost-effective way of reducing its cost is to protect the whole building"s envelope from solar radiations. ...


    By Trading Green Ltd.

  • Residential heating and air-conditioning equipment market strives for energy efficiency, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Consumers" demand to go green, along with higher energy efficiency, compels manufacturers to increase R&D spending for North American heating and air conditioning equipment. Not only will this help withstand competition for this market, it will also withstand volatile fuel prices that play a part in the demand for energy-efficient systems. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Feasibility study for world’s first US-based commercial OTEC plant and seawater air conditioning (SWAC) systems in USVI approved

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) and United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for feasibility study for world’s first US-based commercial on-shore OTEC plant and Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) systems in USVI. DCNS will participate in the feasibility study and will be the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for OTEC power ...

  • Trina Solar Donation Promotes Clean Air Partnership with American Lung Association in California

    SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Leading solar power provider Trina Solar (U.S.) Inc., a subsidiary of Trina Solar Ltd. ("Trina Solar" or "the Company") joined the American Lung Association in California today to announce its intention to donate 10.5 kW of its solar modules for the organization's San Diego offices. This announcement comes as the Lung Association released ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • DOE Announces Webinars on On-Bill Financing, Design Conditions for the Hurricane Metocean Environment, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • MassMutual completes rooftop solar project

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) announced today the completion of a $2.4 million solar construction project at its headquarters in Springfield, Mass., reaffirming its commitment to increasing earth-friendly "green" standards in its operations by reducing its environmental impact and improving sustainability. "By installing more than 600 solar panels on the roof of our ...

  • MassMutual completes rooftop solar project

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) announced today the completion of a $2.4 million solar construction project at its headquarters in Springfield, Mass., reaffirming its commitment to increasing earth-friendly "green" standards in its operations by reducing its environmental impact and improving sustainability. "By installing more than 600 solar panels on the roof of our ...

  • World’s first solar bus is free to ride

    The Adelaide City Council has raised the standard in International sustainability with the introduction of the world's first electric bus recharged with 100% solar energy. Manufactured by New Zealand company Designline International, the bus lacks an internal combustion engine, which makes it a quiet, zero emission vehicle. The air-conditioned solar electric bus, called 'Tindo' (the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Solar Homes Arrive on the National Mall for Decathlon

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 2, 2007 (ENS) - Partially constructed solar homes designed and built by teams from 20 universities from across the United States and around the world have arrived on the National Mall in Washington, where the U.S. Energy Department's third Solar Decathlon opens October 12. The homes have been in development for the past two years, but now the teams are ...

  • Sopogy Signs MOU for Solar Project in Thailand

    Sopogy, Inc., the world’s leading developer of micro concentrated solar power (MicroCSP) technologies, and MAI Development Co. Ltd., an established Thai conglomerate focusing on manufacturing, construction, real estate, energy and government services, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of an six-megawatt solar power plant in Bau ...


  • New solar panel technology stylish and sustainable

    The new cell technology combines nanoparticles and organic dyes that can be produced in any number of colors and designs. The key component of the new modules is an organic dye which in combination with nanoparticles converts sunlight into electricity. Due to the small size of the nanoparticles, the modules are semi-transparent. This aspect makes them well suited for façade integration. The new ...

  • Trigeneration plant with Solar roof to provide Hospital with electricity

    Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital in Perugia, Italy, has now a photovoltaic plant and a trigeneration plant to produce electricity. The trigeneration plant allows the joint production of electricity (for the total consumption of the hospital), thermal energy for the winter and air conditioning for the summer, using the heat recovery and exhaust gas cooling. The plant has an electrical ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Suntech Solar Modules Shine in Desert Simulation Test

    WUXI, China, Dec. 18, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's largest producers of solar panels, today announced that its solar modules have passed the Blowing Sand Test based on DIN EN 60068-2-68 LC2 by SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. The SGS test result confirms that Suntech's solar modules are ...

  • New Robot builds solar power plants

    Building open area solar parks is mostly manual work. Identical processes are repeated hundreds of thousands of times, so PV-Kraftwerker have been looking into automation options for some time. At the Intersolar North America exhibition in San Francisco, the company will present "Momo" for the first time in the USA. The mobile assembly robot named Momo can tackle the whole building ...


  • First UAE Solar Car to be featured at EPIC Dubai

    The first made-in-the-UAE solar-powered car was unveiled on Sunday night to celebrate World Environment Day. Capable of travelling at a speed of 45km per hour, the car was designed by the Lootah Technical Centre in Dubai and put on show at celebratory event held with the Minister of Environment and Water, Rashid Bin Fahd organised by EPIC Dubai ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i rings in a solar new year

    The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i will ring in the New Year equipped with a state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) system that allows the non-profit to generate clean energy and reduce its carbon emissions. The new 72-panel PV system was just installed atop the rooftop of the Conservancy’s downtown Honolulu office. Hawai‘i Energy Connection engineered and supervised the project in collaboration with ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

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