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2011-09-21 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA and SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of world-leading, high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that six of the 19 university teams competing in the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon have designed their solar homes using SunPower's high performance solar panels. SunPower solar panels offer the highest efficiency rating of any solar panels...

2011-09-13 12:35:00

Chance to Capture Advance Interviews, Great Visuals Before Competition Starts WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world are arriving at the National Mall's West Potomac Park to assemble the highly energy efficient solar-powered houses they built for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. The teams will then compete in 10 contests during 10 days that gauge each house's performance, livability and...

2011-09-08 11:53:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the beginning of the President Obama's Stimulus in 2009, Transportation experts estimated that for every $1 billion spent towards general infrastructure some 35,000 jobs would be created, which of course didn't happen. If Obama is going to re-introduce a Stimulus, it better provide real solutions that will make a difference this time. One such solution is the Cool-America Plan (www.Cool-America.com): A Green Jobs WPA which will put Americans...

2011-09-02 16:59:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) and Solexel have been awarded $13 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for projects that will help shape the next generation of solar energy technologies. The funding is part of the DOE's SunShot Initiative which seeks to make solar energy systems more affordable and sustainable for homeowners. "Owens Corning is excited about the potential to develop game-changing technology that...

2011-08-23 11:13:00

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solatube International Inc., the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs), is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. The company invented TDDs, which distribute daylight into homes and commercial buildings. Solatube Daylighting Systems are installed as an energy-saving and sustainability effort around the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110823/LA55919) Solatube Daylighting...

2011-07-21 10:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EnFocus Engineering, a 2011 Cleantech Open semifinalist in Green Building and winner of the 2007 Solar America Initiative Award from the US Department of Energy, announced its successful launch of Diamond-Power(TM), a hybrid "daylighter" and solar power panel, at the Intersolar North America Exhibit in San Francisco. As the first product in the world that separates the soft component of sunlight to make daylighting dependable, uniform and...

2011-07-06 07:00:00

NANJING, China, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a solar power one-stop solution provider, today announces a US$50 million common equity issuance to an existing investor of ET Solar. Mr. Fischer Chen, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ET Solar, commented: "The transaction demonstrates our existing investor's confidence on ET Solar and the growth prospect of solar industry. It will strengthen our ability to increase our vertical integration...

2011-06-29 18:31:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entech Solar (OTC BB: ENSL.OB) (the "Company", "Entech") today is very pleased to announce the latest progress in its daylighting line of products. On June 27, 2011, Entech Solar's latest skylight product, the Entech Collimating Skylight Model 900 (ECS-900), successfully completed all testing in compliance with OSHA Fall Protection and all testing in compliance with AAMA, WDMA and CSA requirements for air infiltration, water infiltration,...

2011-06-25 00:00:31

Godfrey Roofing Inc. is now offering daylighting services to businesses and homeowners in Ottawa, Ontario. This further adds to the wide range of environmental roofing solutions already provided by Godfrey Roofing. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 Ottawa roofing contractor Godfrey Roofing Inc. expands its range of environmentally friendly roofing options to include commercial, industrial, and residential solar tube daylighting systems. As one of Eastern Ontario's largest residential...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Dow Solar and Project Team Share the Mission of Sustainability, Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Dow Solar announced its sponsorship of Empowerhouse, a team participating in the 2011 Solar Decathlon Competition, which will take place on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. this fall. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, this biennial competition challenges college students to design, build, and operate a solar-powered house. The Empowerhouse...