Posts Tagged ‘solar energy’

The White House is “Going Green” - Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The White House is “Going Green” by moving forward with solar panel installations.
A White House official confirmed to the Washington Post that installation had begun on fitting the President’s residence with solar panels; an effort the official said was “part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building.” The …Read More

Expansion of Solar Energy in New Jersey - Wednesday, June 26, 2013

With the extension of the Solar 4 All, an approved initiative by New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities, the state is about to see a major increase in solar energy. Public Service Gas & Electric Co. (PSE&G) will spend $440 million over the next three years while the state will have more oversight of the program including …Read More

Solar Installations Reach All-time High - Thursday, June 20, 2013

According to a report released by Greentech Media Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association, installations for photovoltaic and concentrating photovoltaic systems have increased 33 percent year-over-year to 729 megawatts (MW) during the first quarter of 2013 in the U.S.
Photovoltaic systems consist of solar panels, typically mounted on the roof, that absorb and convert sunlight …Read More

Google invests in innovative solar financing - Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Google announced on Tuesday, September 27, that it plans to make more than $75 million available to finance residential and commercial solar installations.