The world's biggest solar power project is set to become a reality near the Indian town of Mathania with the completion of all financial and administrative formalities, according to officials.

HELIODOMI S.A. will supply and install photovoltaic modules in the new offices of the Organizational Committee for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in 2004. This is a project that will promote ATHENS 2004 and Greece internationally in relation to environmental protection and Renewable Energy support.

The United States Postal Service has dedicated the nation's largest federal roof-integrated solar photovoltaic installation at its Marina Mail Processing and Distribution Center in Marina del Rey, California.

Architects attending the Second Annual Solar Symposium at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Thursday heard from LADWP experts and speakers from California, the U.S. and Europe, about creative ways to incorporate solar power in the design of new homes, government offices and commercial buildings.

A 20 kW building-integrated photovoltaic array has been installed at San Francisco International Airport, which is now supplying a portion of the power needed at one of the airport's support buildings.

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 British government has called for tenders to install large-scale solar power on public buildings across the country. Energy minister Brian Wilson has announced a £3 million Large-Scale Building Integrated Photovoltaic Field Trial Tender.