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Standard Energy Solutions, the energy efficiency division of Standard Solar, Inc. specializing in energy audits and home energy improvements, has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers.Read the Reuters.com article here.
Virginia's largest solar-energy system is now up and running at Washington and Lee University, and visitors to the University's website can watch it working in real time.
Recently introduced government Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs) have proved to be a great success and offer golf clubs a fabulous opportunity to reduce their electricity costs. Two of the most popular types of payment have been for the installation of wind turbines and photovoltaic panels.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research on Dec. 14 unveiled their latest report on the solar industry “The U.S. Solar Market Insight: 3rd Quarter 2011,” showing the industry saw explosive year-over-year growth of 140 percent. But the sunny news was clouded by the looming expiration of the Department of Treasury’s 1603 grant program, which unless Congress extends, expires Dec. 31.
The Solar Energy Industries Associationand GreenTech Mediareleased their quarterly report on solar development in the U.S. today, and the one word notably absent from all 22 pages of the executive summary was—wait for it—Solyndra.
A $315,697 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, announced at a news conference Wednesday, will be used to remove barriers and reduce costs through PennFuture's Three Rivers Solar Source project and a coalition of commissions and environmental and business development organizations, Allegheny County and 23 municipalities.
The Kent County, MD , in partnership with the , is building a 1,579 kW solar array to power two schools and a community center.
Profile of Standard Solar CEO Tony Clifford
Several companies made big announcements at SPI 2011.