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2014-09-22 23:01:41

With a growing commitment to renewable energy, Illinois now ranks third in the nation in the number of K-12 schools that have turned to solar energy to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S....

2014-09-17 23:02:43

The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Two leading solar advocacy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, applaud the report findings as the latest indicator that affordable solar energy is ready to power our new energy economy. SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 17,...

2014-09-17 23:00:46

In a report card deserving of the honor roll, a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind new study released today by The Solar Foundation says America’s K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last decade, soaring from 303 kilowatts (kW) of installed capacity to 457,000 kW, while reducing carbon emissions by 442,799 metric tons annually – the equivalent of saving 50 million gallons of gasoline a year or taking nearly 100,000 cars off U.S. highways,...

2014-09-16 16:22:56

Company's Green Energy Generation in the State to Total Nearly 7 Megawatts, Enough to Power Roughly 2,000 Homes Annually NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the successful launch of its on-site green energy program in 2013, Verizon this year is investing more than $13 million to expand the program at three company locations across New Jersey. This year, Verizon will install 3.5 megawatts of new solar power systems at facilities in Carteret, Freehold and...

2014-09-04 23:07:38

Growth management specialist Keith Berger has joined the team at Velo Solar to guide the company’s expansion in the growing U.S. solar market. Formed in 2013 as a strategic spinoff of Empower Energy Technology, Velo Solar brings the well-honed ability of a team of experienced energy engineers and solar developers to every project. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Growth management specialist Keith Berger has joined the team at Velo Solar to guide the company’s expansion in the growing U.S....

2014-09-04 23:00:39

The United States’ solar market hit a major milestone in the second quarter of this year, with more than half a million homes and businesses now generating solar energy. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q2 2014 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. installed 1,133 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the second quarter of this year. BOSTON, MA AND WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The United States’ solar market...

2014-09-03 23:02:16

The Solar Energy Industries Association announces the first-ever dedicated symposium on the solar heating and cooling (SHC) sector at Solar Power International, the solar industry’s most powerful, comprehensive educational conference and product exhibition. Washington DC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On October 20 and 21, Solar Power International, the solar industry’s most powerful, comprehensive educational conference and product exhibition, will offer its first-ever dedicated...

2014-08-25 23:03:21

Verizon Communications Inc., a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers, today announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts (MW) of new solar systems at eight Verizon facilities located in five states, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York....

2014-08-25 08:29:28

VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy', 'Finavera' or the 'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement on August 22(nd), 2014 to acquire 100% of the equity of Solar Alliance of America, Inc., a corporation under the laws of California ('Solar Alliance'), in a transaction valued at $6 million USD. Under the terms of the agreement, Finavera will acquire Solar Alliance for $4 million USD in cash and $2...

2014-08-25 08:22:14

New 2014 Solar Investment to Increase Verizon Green Energy to 25 Megawatts, Enough to Power Over 8,500 Homes Annually NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon announced today that it will invest nearly $40 million to expand the on-site green energy program that it launched in 2013. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network facilities in five states - California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. This...


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