The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has dedicated the nation's largest rooftop solar electric system, located atop the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California.
2002-03-20 [SolarAccess.com] Brian Wilson, UK Minister for Energy, announced funding for Renewable Energy projects for public buildings which include schools, galleries, church halls and sports centers all over the UK. He announced that 18 projects have won a share of a GBP4 million Government grant to develop solar rooftops.
The California Energy Commission will contribute US$1.5 million over three years to develop an inexpensive and easily installed building-integrated photovoltaic system that can be applied to a variety of roof decks.
The largest rooftop photovoltaic system in the United States will be expanded in Alameda County, on top of the county's Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California.
The Long Island Power Authority will use a lottery to select 30 people who will receive a free rooftop PV system.
An ‘Award for Solar Achievement' has been presented by the Solar Electric Power Association to the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power for its leadership in the use and implementation of solar technology.
Four energy companies in the United States will be recognized for incorporating solar electricity into their corporate business plans.
Under a recapitalisation arrangement, Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd. will obtain C$5 million for the company's power electronics subsidiary, Sustainable Energy Laboratories Ltd. The investment will come from SET's major shareholder, Sabre Energy Ltd.
The installation of 4,000 solar electric tiles is almost complete in the largest roof-mounted solar array in the United States.
American citizens must reject regulated power utilities and deregulation, and take control of their own distribution and transmission grids, according to a new book from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR).