Several former senior executives of Enron have launched a new company that will be involved in solar PV, wind and green energy.
Large PV system to be installed in California; Sharp to increase solar cell production by 50 percent this year; Portland to replace parking meters with solar-powered pay stations; new guides produced in Britain to assist solar PV and solar thermal exports; Germany's first automated PV line to increase output by 350 percent; Canadian government wants to monitor solar hot water systems; Australian state receives funding for hybrid solar thermal power system.
Schott Applied Power Corp says it has completed the largest solar photovoltaic system in Washington State.
Solar systems in southern California are being monitored over the internet using software from a Canadian company.
State officials have launched the ‘Massachusetts Green Schools Program,' a US$13.5 million pilot initiative to promote the design and construction of a new generation of energy efficient school buildings.
The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking designs for hydroelectric turbines that are environmentally friendly, as a means of moving the its Advanced Hydropower Turbine System program to the next stage.
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Two new windfarms are ready to start generating near Palm Springs.