Surrounded by clean energy supporters in summer togs and accompanied by the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun," Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Kathleen A. McGinty flipped the switch on a "Green Power: Turn It On!" neon sign, launching the rooftop solar power plant at the headquarters of Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), located directly across the street from the state Capitol in Harrisburg.
WorldWater Corp. announced it has been issued a patent for proprietary technology that enables solar systems to perform multiple functions and to switch automatically between solar and grid-tied power.
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC) Executive Director Mitchell Adams has announced $3.5 million in new grants from the state's Renewable Energy Trust.
Tapping the power of the sun was the theme of a recent Junior Solar Sprint Solarbrate event hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Green Mountain Energy Co. and Houston Habitat for Humanity are teaming up to support clean, renewable energy in Houston by installing a 1.2 kWh solar array on the roof of a recently completed Habitat for Humanity home in Houston.
A 10-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system, made possible by a We Energies donation, is now in operation as part of the roof on the new education and visitors facility at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (SANC) in Bayside, Wisconsin.