Utility Integration

Solar Symposium in Los Angeles

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.

San Francisco Airport Goes Solar

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.

Cheaper Rooftop PV Gets Millions From California

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.

Large PV Tender Issued by British Government

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.

United Solar Systems Ships Solar Roof Laminates to Australia

United Solar Systems Corp. has shipped 148 kilowatts of its building-integrated photovoltaic product to Australia to be bonded to metal roofing pans.

California Utility Orders Solar Panels for Municipal Facilities

An electric utility in California has ordered 100 kilowatts of solar panels to install on metal roofs and parking shade structures.

Solar PV to Power Residential High-Rise Building

A building-integrated photovoltaic power system will be installed on a residential high-rise building in New York City's Battery Park.

AstroPower’s Building-Integrated PV to Power First Environmentally Sustainable High-Rise Building

Manhattan High-Rise Will Feature 30-Kilowatt AstroPower Solar Electric Power System

Major Solar Conference Planned for U.S. Capitol

Fourteen renewable energy groups will join forces this month to present a five-day event in Washington D.C.

Solar Companies to Install Integrated Systems In Africa and Asia

Solar energy packages will be used to provide power for digital communications technologies in four Asian countries.