Articles Tagged with ''solar''

April 5, 2012: New Report Finds U.S. Solar Energy Installations Increased 109 Percent in 2011

April 5, 2012
The U.S. solar energy industry installed a record 1,855 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2011, more than doubling the previous annual record of 887 MW set in 2010, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report.


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Bosch Thermotechnology North America: Hot-Water Indirect Storage Tanks

March 26, 2012
The domestic hot-water indirect storage tank lines WST and SST offer plumbing and HVAC professionals simplified installation and superior durability, which ensures fewer callbacks while providing end users years of reliable operation, the company said.


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March 5, 2012: Consumer Support for Clean Energy Has Declined Significantly Since 2009

March 5, 2012
Consumer support for clean energy concepts, ranging from renewable energy to smart grid technologies, declined significantly between 2009 and 2011, according to a new survey from Pike Research.


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Project Files: School Saves with Solar

March 5, 2012
For Sanborn Regional School District (Kingston, N.H.), the objective was to reduce fuel-oil heating bills for a high school.


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School District to Save More Than $15 Million With Solar, Efficiency Upgrades

March 5, 2012
Huntington Beach City School District and Chevron Energy Solutions announced the completion of a 592-kilowatt solar electric system that will reduce energy costs for operations at nine elementary school sites in Huntington Beach, saving the district more than $15 million over the life of the project.


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Feb. 22, 2012: DOD Study Finds 7,000 Megawatts of Solar Energy Potential in California Desert

February 22, 2012
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) could generate 7,000 megawatts (MW) of solar energy — equivalent to the output of seven nuclear power plants — on four military bases located in the California desert, according to a study released by DOD’s Office of Installations and Environment.


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Zager Installs Solar System at Headquarters

February 20, 2012
Zager Plumbing & Solar Inc. announced it will soon install a 10 kW grid-tied photovoltaic system at its office headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Fla.


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Feb. 13, 2012: Solar Innovation Has Shifted to Installers, Says Report

February 13, 2012
With the solar energy industry maturing and expanding to newer markets, the focus of innovation and investment has shifted from panels to installations — the final critical step for monetization, according to a Lux Research report titled, “Swimming Downstream: Evaluating Up-and-Coming Solar Installers and Developers.”


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Feb. 9, 2012: Lease Option Increases Rooftop Solar’s Appeal, Study Says

February 9, 2012
Rooftop solar panels are attracting a new demographic of customers who are choosing to lease rather than buy, and enjoying the reduced upfront costs and immediate savings, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).


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Feb. 9, 2012: eIQ Energy and Boots on the Roof Partner to Train Solar Installers

February 9, 2012
eIQ Energy and Boots on the Roof have announced a partnership to introduce eIQ Energy’s vBoost modules and Parallel Solar technology to Boots on the Roof’s solar photovoltaic (PV) training program.


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