Southwest Baking, supplier of dough to Subway stores in Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, and Southern California will be adding a 300 kilowatt solar energy system at its facility in Tolleson, Arizona.
Solergy, a solar company that develops a concentrated photovoltaic solar energy system, last week introduced BICPV (Building Integrated Concentrated Photovoltaic), the company’s product for building rooftops, greenhouses and agriculture and which is based on the company’s Cogeneration Concentrated (more…)
Scientists at the Madagascar Biodiversity Center have a new tool to help them study species that are being threatened by deforestation – reliable clean power. Volunteers have installed solar panels that prevent the loss of valuable research time during occasional power outages while simultaneously reducing the center’s carbon footprint. (more…)
The solar industry is gaining steam in both Asia and the U.S. This week, two large deals were signed that signal strategic growth for the solar energy industry.
The solar energy market is seeing mixed signals. BrightSource Energy’s IPO may appear to be the darling of the cleantech industry as it is widely seen as the benchmark for other cleantech companies vying for cash in the public marketplace. BrightSource looks very attractive. Its project in the Mojave Desert, (more…)
Due to its increasing population, the State of Nevada spends approximately $6 billion every year on imported energy. Therefore, numerous lawmakers in the state have turned to an alternative, smarter solution for powering the energy – through the use of renewable energy that is locally produced. Nevada is blessed with over 250 days of pure sunshine (more…)
Solar power has been used since the ancient times as it is one of the easiest, most efficient, and most available sources of renewable energy existent. Because of its affordable price tag and the fact it is a constant source of energy; many locations throughout the world have harnessed the power of (more…)
Taiwan is one of the most industrialized countries throughout the world. In the last decade or so, Taiwan is looking to become more energy efficient by utilizing renewable sources of energy. With a carbon dioxide emission level that is extremely high for this island country, it has become important now more than ever (more…)