Georgia home owners push for new solar law after HOA fight

A would-be solar home owner who lives in Duluth, Georgia, Marc Rhodes, wants to install solar panels on the rear of his house. His HOA Board decided they would not allow him to install solar panels on his home.

Marketing the all-electric Nissan LEAF - T3PR Technology Section Conference

Scott Stevens, former vice president, corporate communications, Nissan Americas to speak on how they marketed the new Nissan LEAF, an all-electric car

Cost Effective PV Operations and Maintenance Strategies

Despite a struggling economy, the US solar photovoltaic market will double in 2011, and is forecast to become the third largest solar PV market, according to a recent report.

Long-lasting power supply without further expense for federal control vehicles

BAG, The German Federal Office for Goods and Transport conducts many control tasks around the country and has been wanting a stabile, long-lasting power supply for vehicles staying on the road throughout the day. Now they have it.

MAGE SOLAR Expanding Into Latin America and Caribbean

Complete system provider continues global expansion with sales team to serve business partners in South and Central America plus Caribbean Islands

The CSP industry in the US gears up to meet in San Francisco

The 2nd CSP Plant Optimization Summit USA is only one week away, taking place on the 7-8th September at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco.

Single Axis Trackers

Single axis trackers have one degree of freedom that acts as an axis of rotation. The axis of rotation of single axis trackers is typically aligned along a true North meridian.

Solar Tracker

A solar tracker is a generic term used to describe devices that orient various payloads toward the sun. Payloads can be photovoltaic panels, reflectors, lenses or other optical devices.

Ontario, Canada Plugs into Clean Cars

Province of Ontario helps Magna Develop Next Generation of Electric Vehicle Technologies

"Well" - What are you going to do? Geothermal Drilling, a viable career and business option

When geothermal technology first entered the marketplace in Southern Ontario some 30 years ago, it was understandably embraced by groundwater specialists as a viable way to expand their businesses given the associated demand for open loop water well systems.

U.S. Solar Industry Was Net Global Exporter by $1.9B in 2010

A new report shows that the U.S. is central to the global solar supply chain. In 2010, U.S. solar firms achieved a positive trade flow of $1.9 billion globally according to SEIA® and GTM Research's U.S. Solar Energy Trade Assessment 2011. Photovoltaic (PV) components accounted for more than 99 percent of the year's exports, with solar heating and cooling (SHC) claiming the remainder of the positive balance. For the U.S. PV manufacturing industry, 2010 was a record year. Exports totaled more than $5.6 billion, with PV polysilicon feedstock and capital equipment leading all components at $2.5 billion and $1.4 billion respectively. The leading destinations for U.S.-sourced PV components were China and Germany. Meanwhile, U.S. imports of PV products totaled $3.7 billion, the majority of which ($2.4 billion) came from procurement of modules assembled overseas. China and Mexico were the top two sources of PV goods headed to the U.S. in 2010. Furthermore, the U.S. was a net exporter of solar products to China last year by more than $240 million. The U.S. primarily sold capital equipment and PV polysilicon to China, while China primarily sold PV modules to the U.S.  

U.S. Solar Industry Was Net Global Exporter by $1.9B in 2010

New report shows positive U.S. solar trade balance in 2010, a complete account of imports and exports by key countries, domestic value created.

Wind Farm Development: Efficiently Capturing Governmental Incentives in Project Contracts

Developing a wind farm is a complex process requiring the integration of a number of third parties such as engineers, contractors, and turbine suppliers/erectors. Fully capturing available federal, state, and local incentives will require communication, cooperation and some flexibility. Owners and developers should not rely on ad hoc solutions after bids are placed and contracts are signed, because that will increase transaction costs and the risk that certain incentives will be permanently lost.

The Battle for Energy

The share of renewables in electricity generation is around 18%, with 15% of global electricity coming from hydroelectricity and 3% from new renewables. This paper aims to disseminate new methods of obtaining energy.

EU Engagement Key to Marine Energy Sector Commercialisation

Through events, direct engagement with Commission staff and membership of technology platforms, SEGEC is focused on delivering innovative, low carbon energy projects - the key for marine energy is to unlock the deployment opportunities and to demonstrate the benefits that wave and tidal energy projects provide for emissions reduction.

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