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2008-08-06 09:00:54

Evolution Solar Corp. (OTC:EVSO) will attend the Solar Power International event in San Diego, California. "The Solar Energy market knows no borders, and Solar Power International is an important event for us to engage with partners and customers from around the world," said Robert Kaapke, CEO of Evolution Solar. "The event's location in the heart of the American solar industry is especially significant because global companies like ours have recognized the growth potential of the U.S....

2008-07-29 15:01:07

By Gayle Perez, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 29--Colorado State University-Pueblo will be using more of the sun's energy to power the campus through a new solar power project believed to be the largest of its kind on a college campus. Construction will begin soon on a three-acre, 1-plus megawatt ground-based solar electric power system that will provide energy equal to at least 10 percent of the university's current electrical needs. The project is expected to be operational by...

2008-07-28 12:01:00

To: EDUCATION EDITORS Contact: BP, Tom Mueller, Director, Press and Corporate Communications, +1-281-366-1236; or Black Hills Energy, Kenny Romero, Renewable Energy Manager, +1-719-546-6534; or CSU-Pueblo, Cora Zaletel, Executive Director, External Affairs, +1-719-549- 2576; or Smart Growth Advocates, Vickie Massam, President, +1-719- 565-0597 PUEBLO, Colo., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado State University- Pueblo soon will be the home of a solar electric system in excess of one...

2008-07-16 00:00:29

The Florida Public Service Commission gave its approval Tuesday to a plan to build the first commercial solar power plants in the state. Florida Power & Light plans three plants in the central part of the state. The three members of the commission approved them unanimously and enthusiastically, The Miami Herald reported. The largest, a 75-megawatt plant in Martin County on the east coast, would be connected to a natural gas plant. The company says a 25-megawatt plant in DeSoto County...

2008-06-16 15:00:43

Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. provided over 5,500 photovoltaic (PV) modules for a one megawatt solar electric system at Far West Rice Mills in Nelson, Calif. The system is expected to deliver 1,440,000 kWh a year, approximately 70 to 80 percent of the plant's total energy need. The multi-million dollar solar project, installed by Pacific Power Management of Auburn, Calif., qualifies for $1.8 million in rebates from Pacific Gas & Electric. Far West Rice, Inc. is a...

2006-10-27 15:00:57

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP today announced it will once again be a major sponsor of the 2007 Solar Decathlon. The company also was a primary sponsor of the 2002 and 2005 Solar Decathlons. As in the previous competitions, BP Solar again will offer all teams discounted solar materials and technological counseling. BP also will support the event through activities such as hosting functions, sponsoring team gifts and awards, providing volunteer support, and...


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