Latest Solar thermal Stories

2009-04-21 13:34:00

MILWAUKEE, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Water Products, Inc. is celebrating Earth Day with an Open House and cook-out on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. Where & When Hot Water Products, Inc. 7254 N. Teutonia Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209 Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 11:00AM-1:00PM Industry partners, customers, and renewable energy enthusiasts are invited to come have a brat or two and learn about solar thermal energy in Milwaukee! Visitors will have the opportunity to...

2009-04-13 12:10:00

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ITOCHU Corporation, jointly with ITOCHU International Inc. (collectively, ITOCHU), has agreed to acquire the business of SolarNet LLC, a solar energy solutions provider that includes DC Power Systems, the largest privately-held wholesale distributor of solar energy systems in the US, and Stellar Energy Solutions. ITOCHU has been actively implementing a global solar energy strategy since 2006 and has made a number of strategic investments, including the...

2009-04-09 04:10:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 20th, Solar and Environmental Technologies Corp. (Solar - ETC) received the First Place Award for "Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development" at the CleanEquity Monaco 2009 Emerging Technology Conference held in Monaco. The award was granted in recognition of Solar - ETC's CENICOM Solar Thermal Power Technology with Long Term Storage. Solar - ETC has completed the construction of a 146 kW Demo Project at its facilities in...

2009-03-26 10:13:00

State and federal alternative energy subsidies makes solar power more affordable in Northeast UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent state and federal economic incentives are improving the viability of solar power and brightening the prospect of solar business in Pennsylvania. Organizers of the Solar Energy Conference, which will be held May 6-7 at Penn State, said they believe bringing the right people together will help unleash solar power as a major component...

2009-03-10 15:15:27

Scientists in India say they have analyzed the engineering and economics of a solar water-heating system and determined it is a good investment. Vivek Khambalkar, Sharashchandra Gadge and Dhiraj Karale at the Deshmukh Agricultural University in Maharashtra, India, determined the 264,172-gallon (1,000 liter) solar water-heating system at a university hostel had a payback period of only two years. The researchers evaluated the various costs and benefits involved in solar hot-water production....

2009-03-09 14:35:32

An analysis of the engineering and economics for a solar water-heating system shows it to have a payback period of just two years, according to researchers in India. They report, in the International Journal of Global Energy Issues, on the success of the 1000-liter system operating at a university hostel. The current focus in the developed world is on advanced technological approaches to alternative energy sources, such as photovoltaic cells for solar power and harnessing wind and wave with...

2009-02-17 13:32:00

Solar air conditioning an up and coming trend at estec2009 MUNICH and PFORZHEIM, Germany, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar 2009, Munich, May 27 - 29, 2009 -- Up and coming markets such as the solar air conditioning market are among the major themes of the 4th European Solar Thermal Energy Conference estec2009, which will take place in Munich on May 25 and 26. estec is the largest international conference for solar thermal technology and an international forum for representatives of...

2009-02-03 15:53:00

BURR RIDGE, Ill., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RedShift Energy LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Superior Solar Systems LLC on Monday, January 26, 2009. Superior Solar is a leading solar energy design and installation firm specializing in solar pool heaters, solar water heaters and photovoltaic systems used for producing solar electricity. Serving commercial, institutional and residential markets, the company has been in operation for more than 25 years. It's located in...

2009-01-26 06:55:00

LAKEWOOD, N.J., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike the solar-electric PV industry, which desperately needed and received a 30% federal tax bailout to survive, solar swimming pool heating has always been the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly use of solar technology. Due to its design, a solar swimming pool heater directly transfers solar energy to heat the pool water. As a result, it is 10 times as cost-effective and CO2 reducing per dollar of investment as compared to a solar...

2008-11-13 09:00:31

Solar Panels Plus has partnered with the non-profit Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA) to bring GEOSmart Sustainable Financing Solutions(R), a consumer friendly and easy to use financing program, to its base of authorized dealers. This comprehensive financing program will be delivered through Solar Panels Plus dealers nationwide to provide homeowners and businesses with simple financing solutions for Solar Panels Plus products and installations. The GEOSmart residential...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'