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Utility and National Lab to Develop Battery Storage System

The electric utility in Detroit will work the U.S. Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratory to test a prototype for a transportable Advanced Battery Energy Storage System (ABESS).

U.S. and Italian Firms Involved in Developing Fuel Cell Bicycle

Companies in the United States and Italy are working together to develop a bicycle that is powered by a fuel cell.

Energy Company Creates Group to Focus on Alternative Energy

A U.S. energy company has created a special group to develop its fuel cell applications. The group will also work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to focus on applications of solar cells and photovoltaics.

Report Highlights Investment Opportunity in Distributed Energy

An investment firm in New York says distributed energy services could be the new wave in the financial community in the coming years.

International Venture to Reduce the Cost of Solar Energy

A U.S. solar company has teamed up with the world's largest producer of silicon metal, in an effort to reduce the cost of material needed by the solar energy industry.

Solar Systems to be Provided to 1,200 Homes in The Philippines

PENNINGTON, New Jersey - A U.S. company will install 1,200 solar electric systems in the Philippines, in a contract worth $600,000. WorldWater Corp. is an engineering company that uses solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to...

Students Experiment with Alternative Forms of Transportation

Cassie Robinson dreams of owning an electric-powered car. She would like a solar-powered toaster, radio and television, too.

WorldWater Corp. Signs New Contract to Provide Solar Systems to 1,200 Homes

WorldWater Corp. announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Phillipine Cebu Electric Cooperative (CEBECO), a major electric utility in the Province of Cebu for the installation of 1,200 solar home electrification systems.

ECD and United Solar Retain Former Solar Energy Industries’ Leader

TROY, Mich., Oct. 2 // -- Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) (Nasdaq: ENER - news) and United Solar Systems Corp. (United Solar) announced today that they have retained Scott Sklar, long-time Executive Director...

Astropower Gains Approval For Its Packaged Solar Electric Power Systems

SunUPS System Passes System Design Reviews NEWARK, DE ?OCTOBER 24, 2000 ?AstroPower, Inc. (NASDAQ: APWR) announced today that its packaged solar electric power SunUPS photovoltaic (PV) system is the first PV system with...