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2011-02-03 07:35:00

ELKRIDGE, Md., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Energy World (http://solareworld.com), the region's leading solar panel installation firm, calculates that it saved consumers more than $2 million in 2010. The savings comes from a combination of federal and state credits and grants for installing solar panel systems, as well as local property tax credits. Solar Energy World estimates that the residential solar panel systems it installed in 2010 saved approximately 6,588 kWh last year,...

2011-01-24 15:30:00

HO-HO-KUS, N.J., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro Solar Parks, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESLP), an integrated development company of commercial solar power plants, is pleased to announce the completion of its first acquisition of two strategic land resources of approximately 11,560m2 for the development of small-sized solar power plants up to 0.7MWp. The company acquired the land resources through the acquisition of 100% of the membership interest of the Bulgarian Consulting and...

2011-01-11 15:22:33

The growing popularity of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems across the United States has made it more important to maximize their power input. That's why UC San Diego environmental engineering professor Jan Kleissl is working on technologies and methods that will better predict how much power we can actually harness from the sun. In a paper recently published in the journal Renewable Energy, "Optimum fixed orientations and benefits of tracking for capturing solar radiation in the continental...

2011-01-06 07:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solar Cookers International will exhibit solar cookers from around the world that are being used to prepare food and safe drinking water. Almost three billion people still cook their daily meals over open fires using various forms of biomass -- wood, dung, charcoal and agricultural waste -- depleting the earth's rapidly vanishing forests and groundcover. Solar cooking is clean technology. It is a technology that will save the...

2010-12-22 00:01:33

Solar Industry Leader hires Controller to help manage growing business Novato, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, a leader in solar energy and solar thermal system installation, announced today that Kristina Harris has joined their company as Controller. Harris's financial management experience will help lead SolarCraft as they continue to expand and gain market share in the ever-growing Solar Energy Industry. With 27 years of experience, mostly in...

2010-12-07 10:57:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction professionals looking to incorporate solar technology into residential building projects can now take advantage of a new training resource. The free course, offered by the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), describes how solar water heating is an ideal solution for many homes when coupled with a backup propane-fueled tankless water heater. The course, "Propane-Enhanced Solar Water Heating," provides an overview on the...

2010-11-23 09:39:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Currents today announced it is partnering with Solar Cookers International for its annual holiday giving campaign. From now through January 12, 2011, which is the one-year anniversary of Haiti's devastating earthquake, Clean Currents will donate a portion of proceeds from every residential wind power enrollment to the purchase and distribution of solar cookers in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. "This year we decided to focus specifically on...

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2010-10-05 13:10:00

White House officials said that solar panels will be installed in the White House by spring 2011, helping to heat water and supply some electricity. White House Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley and Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the plans on Tuesday. "This project reflects President Obama's strong commitment to U.S. leadership in solar energy and the jobs it will create here at home," said Chu said in a statement. "Deploying solar energy technologies across...

2010-10-05 11:56:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhone Resch, President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®), released the following statement about today's announcement that the Obama Administration will install solar on the White House: "Putting solar on the roof of the nation's most important home is a powerful symbol calling on all Americans to rethink how we create energy. It's an example of how each one of us can improve energy security, employ Americans and...

2010-09-16 08:47:00

DEZHOU, China, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On September 16th, 2010, the 2010 World Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Development Forum was held in Dezhou, a municipality of China'sShandong Province. He Zuoxiu, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Zhang Yaoming, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Qin Hong, deputy director of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development's Center for Policy Studies, and envoys from the China-based embassies of more than ten countries...


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