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2011-08-22 07:00:00

New website launches for households to get easy, fast and free access to information about how much they could save using solar. SolStats allows households to find out how much solar energy falls on their roof, how many solar panels they can fit and what this would save them. London, UK (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 SolStats website launches to enable UK and European households to find out how much they could save off their electricity bills using solar. This free service allows households to...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Residential solar power contractor, American Solar, announces a partnership with Shea Homes to offer solar electric systems at its newest age-qualified community, Trilogy at Encanterra. (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Residential solar power contractor, American Solar, announces a partnership with Shea Homes to offer solar electric systems at its newest age-qualified community, Trilogy at Encanterra. With each new home, homebuyers have the option to integrate a solar power system during...

2011-04-28 11:30:00

Presenting the latest in clean energy technologies and how to save on utility bills and solar installation SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the City of San Jose: Event: The City of San Jose will hold a Solar and Energy Efficiency Fair at the U.S. Department of Energy funded Green Vision Clean Energy Showcase. The Clean Energy Showcase is the nation's first outdoor demonstration of large-scale solar, wind, electric vehicle and...

2011-04-25 09:32:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Bawabeh, president and co-founder of Solar Rainbow Services, a leader in the design and installation of large-scale solar electric systems for commercial customers of all sizes, announced the acquisition of a stake in More Core Commercial Roofing, a commercial roofing company located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. A rooftop solar project has a lifespan of 25-years, in order to take advantage of the full life of the system, the roof must...

2010-07-19 05:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off the Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest solar group discount company, today announced the launch of Philadelphia's first solar group purchase program. Designed to reduce the cost and confusion typically associated with buying solar, 1BOG offers free impartial advice and a group discount rate for installation. Mercury Solar Systems was selected as 1BOG's program partner and will service all member installations for the duration of the...

2010-07-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off the Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest solar group purchase provider, today announced the launch of a new solar group purchase program in the Denver area. The program offers Denver homeowners a solution that reduces the cost and confusion traditionally associated with the solar buying process. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/SF26833LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091216/SF26833LOGO) After an...

2010-05-21 17:27:00

LOS ANGELES, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing day the planet's natural resources are dwindling, with some speculating a complete exhaustion of fossil fuels in the span of fifty years. Environmentalism has become a prominent topic of discussion in both the political and social realms. This has led to a spark of interest in alternate fuel sources, with one common example being hybrid cars; the other being the harvesting of solar energy. More and more citizens are gaining a newfound...

2010-04-20 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off The Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest solar group discount company, today announced the launch of a New Orleans solar group purchase campaign designed to make it easier and more affordable for homeowners in New Orleans to go solar. Homeowners interested in solar power will be eligible for a discounted rate of $6.65 per watt through local installer South Coast Solar, as well as free education, support and online tools. (Logo:...

2010-03-22 04:00:00

BAY AREA, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off The Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest solar group purchase company, today announced a new green jobs partnership to coincide with the launch of the latest 1BOG Bay Area solar group discount campaign. Now, homeowners in San Francisco's North Bay, East Bay and South Bay can join the 1BOG community for free advice about solar installations and receive solar at the group discount rate of $5.24 per watt. 1BOG selected solar installer...

2010-03-16 01:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar panel installation specialists, Solar Choice have praised the forthcoming introduction of the UK feed-in tariff, which will come into effect in April 2010. The UK feed-in tariff means that homes or businesses choosing to install solar PV will be paid for every single unit of electricity they generate - including the units they use themselves! The rates at which they will be paid will depend greatly, on the type and size of the system...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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