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2013-12-17 23:23:15

Solar provisioning on all new constructions is now incorporated under the California's building energy efficiency standards. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As of January 1, 2014, California will require new energy efficiency standards for all new construction – commonly known as Title 24 amendments. These amended building codes will help standardize energy efficient design and construction methods for new and remodeled buildings. A major component of California’s latest...

2013-12-17 08:22:40

DUBLIN, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Dublin has completed and will dedicate an innovative sustainability program that is expected to significantly reduce the city's energy costs, stimulate the local economy, and create nearly $14 million in energy savings over its 25-year life. The entire project was executed without any up-front outlay of capital funding by the city, and is expected to generate substantial annual net savings. (Photo:...

2013-12-12 23:01:02

Many office buildings will still be working hard over the holiday period - using lots of energy - despite being largely empty. Energy monitoring software provider Greensense provides some office energy saving tips to give your building a well-earned break. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Before signing off for the holidays, organisations may want to spare a thought for their hard-working office building, according to energy monitoring software provider Greensense. Peter...

2013-12-12 08:23:37

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola") (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic ("PV") products, today announced its collaboration with Community Energy, Inc. ("Community Energy"), a Pennsylvania based developer of clean energy projects. ReneSola provided its high-efficiency PV modules to power the 63KW roof-top solar array installed at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.(Logo:...

2013-12-11 20:20:33

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Venezuelan government has rejected comments made last week by Mary Barton-Dock, the World Bank's envoy to Haiti who suggested that the Caribbean country's handling of PetroCaribe funds lacked transparency. The Venezuelan Ambassador to Haiti, Pedro Antonio Canino Gonzales, called Barton-Dock's comment disrespectful and denounced the Bank's interference in the bilateral affairs and the cooperation relationship between...

2013-12-11 16:21:24

The Alliance for Solar Choice Joins Hundreds in Standing up for Solar at Xcel Headquarters DENVER, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today nearly 300 concerned Coloradans converged in Denver to oppose a proposal from Xcel Energy to roll back one of the state's most successful solar programs. The energetic crowd braved wintery temperatures to deliver nearly 30,000 petition signatures urging Xcel to withdraw its proposal and keep Colorado solar shining. (Logo:...

2013-12-10 23:29:08

Admirals Bank, a leading national provider of residential renewable energy financing, will be participating as a platinum sponsor of Greentech Media’s Solar Market Insight Conference in San Diego, CA. Nicholas W. Lazares, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Admirals Bank, will be a featured speaker on the panel entitled, “Standardization and Securitization: Financing Tomorrow’s Solar Assets,” which will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:45 a.m....

2013-12-10 23:02:56

Over the past year, CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center has increased its carbon footprint reduction by 400% according to the EPA Environmental Assessment Report for the recent Green MOU update. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center has taken significant steps in promoting recycling, increasing energy efficiency and reducing its carbon footprint in the past year. The total MTCO2e reduction under the Green MOU is now at 1,375 tons and over...

2013-12-09 23:04:04

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Idea Labs Industry Scorecard for Power Generation. London (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Analysis of Key Industry Trends and Global Growth Opportunities This strategic C-level research service aims at providing an overview of key trends and tectonic shifts that are expected to take place in the power generation market. We have considered the power generation segment and outlined analysis of next game changing markets of the future...

2013-12-09 04:20:15

CLEVELAND, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nirvana Energy Systems Develops Affordable, Efficient, Clean Power Stick(TM) Nirvana Energy Systems, Inc., a Silicon Valley startup company founded by two Stanford Professors, announced today that it had developed an efficient micro-combined heat and power (m-CHP) system for home use that converts gas into electricity and provides for domestic water and space heating. The Nirvana m-CHP is also expected to find wide use as a replacement...