The American Solar Energy Society has appointed a new staff executive director to run the organization.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory will issue a Request for Proposals for up to $4 million in funding for a new project under the Solar Buildings Program.
Renewable energy is high on the agenda of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), but the organization must be given the necessary resources and financial backing if it is to lead the environmental agenda into the new millennium.
Consumers of hydroelectric power in Canada have among the lowest power rates in North America, according to the lobby group for Canada's hydro industry.
A former nuclear test site will become the second largest wind energy facility in the United States.