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2008-10-01 18:00:42

By MARC SHAPIRO Staff Writer Constellation Energy will build its first Maryland solar power plant in Millersville, a $2 million project with the state that is designed to be a role model for others. Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled the design for the project yesterday at the headquarters of the Maryland Environmental Service on Najoles Road. Constellation will build 240 thin film solar panels on the agency's 22,000-square-foot roof and 1,540 crystalline photovoltaic solar cells behind...

2008-10-01 09:00:41

GLENDORA, Calif. Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Solar today announced the completion of a 546 kilowatt (kW) solar power system at the Sam's Club in Glendora, California. The system consists of over 3,122 modules and will provide approximately 27 percent of the store's electricity. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000724/NYM120LOGO ) The Glendora installation is part of BP Solar's commitment to develop 4.3 megawatts of solar energy systems for seven Wal-Mart stores and Sam's Clubs...

2008-09-27 21:00:22

By Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey Kolkata: At least 10 major corporate houses are all set to come to the state to generate electricity . And, we are not talking about electricity from conventional energy sources but that from alternative ones. Among those who have already signed up to enter the state are Reliance, Videocon, Shyam Group, Tata (BP Solar), Srei (Bhaskar Poly Silicon) and Amrit Bio Energy. These houses have tied up with West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation and been...

2008-09-23 09:01:02

Suniva Inc., a manufacturer of high value crystalline silicon solar cells, today announced the addition of Dr. Kedar P. Gupta to its Board of Directors. Dr. Gupta is a co-founder and former CEO of GT Solar, an international leader in design, manufacturing and integration of silicon photovoltaic (PV) fabrication lines and equipment. He joins Suniva's Board of Directors as the company scales production of its high efficiency, low cost monocrystalline solar cells. "As Suniva's technology has...

2008-09-16 12:00:43

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Energy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of high-quality solar electric energy solutions, today announced the completion of a strategic round of equity financing from a consortium of investors in the renewable energy and traditional energy industries. Founded in 1999 by CEO and President Andrew McCalla, Meridian (http://www.meridiansolar.com/) specializes in the design and implementation of high-quality commercial and residential solar...

2008-09-12 12:00:30

The energy and environmental finance team at the Bank of Scotland Corporate has completed a deal worth E63 million with Santander Investment for the construction and operation of an 8MW solar farm in Toledo, south Spain, where BP Solar is in charge of the engineering, procurement and construction of the solar power plant as well as its operation and maintenance. The solar photovoltaic (PV) project is being built under a framework agreement between Santander Investment, the equity arm of...

2008-09-11 15:00:34

Solar Infra, Inc. today announced plans to establish a mega plant for module manufacturing in India. Larry C Holmberg, Co-founder and CEO of Solar Infra, Inc, announced today at the European PV Solar Energy Conference in Valencia, Spain the launch of the new global company that will provide state-of-the-art photovoltaic modules for the rapidly growing solar industry. While participating in the Conference and meeting with industry leaders, Holmberg unveiled the company's future direction...

2008-09-10 00:00:22

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/552333/global_and_china_s) has announced the addition of the "Global and China Solar Polysilicon Industry Chain Report, 2008" report to their offering. The rising price of oil is pushing the solar energy industry towards new highs. People are choosing fuel ethanol, solar water heaters and solar batteries. Solar polysilicon especially has a bright future. Today the markets for solar power are mainly concentrated in the...

2008-09-05 06:00:19

FedEx and BP Solar have announced the completion and activation of a second joint project, a solar system for a FedEx Freight distribution center in Fontana, California. The 269kW rooftop solar array utilizes BP Solar modules. FedEx said that 1,377 solar modules cover 20,834sqft on the Fontana facility's roof and can generate 370,551kWh, or approximately 54% of facility needs. The initial 282kW system in Whittier is capable of producing more than 414,000kWh of electricity each year,...

2008-09-04 12:00:28

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Debra Phillips, FedEx Freight, +1-901-434-3122, debra.phillips@fedex.com; Tom Mueller, BP Press Office, +1-281-366- 1236, tom.mueller@bp.com FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and BP Solar announced today the completion and activation of a second project together -- a solar system for a FedEx Freight distribution center in Fontana, Calif. The 269 kW (kilowatt) rooftop solar array utilizes BP Solar modules. The first joint...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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