Recent News

August 19, 2008

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it has made three new technical assistance awards under the Solar America Showcases project run by the Solar Energy Technologies Program. These awards provide technical assistance from solar energy experts to high-visibility,

August 19, 2008

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary announced that DOE will invest up to $24 million in Fiscal Year 2008 and beyond—subject to the availability of funds—to develop solar energy products to significantly accelerate penetration of solar photovoltaic

August 19, 2008

3.2 kW in Pasadena, MDGovernor Martin O’Malley recently announced that the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has awarded a record level of grant funding in support of residential solar and geothermal energy to Maryland residents. The Maryland Energy Administration has awarded

August 05, 2008

Brian Hurd is a vocational instructor at the East Los Angeles Skills Center (ELASC), an employment preparation and training center serving a diverse community. Recognizing that the demand for photovoltaic installers was poised to explode, Hurd developed a course of

August 05, 2008

Plans are underway for the third national conference on New Ideas in Educating a Workforce in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. This event will be held in the fall of 2009 in Albany, New York. “Green” jobs are the foundation

August 04, 2008

On Sept. 4, Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s energy efficiency and renewable energy initiative, will host a conference demonstrating how businesses and organizations can take advantage of Wisconsin’s most abundant natural resource – wood. Focus on Energy’s Work Smarter with Wood

August 04, 2008

Habitat for Humanity in Nassau County, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), Renewable Energy Long Island (RELI), and the Long Island Solar Energy Industries Association (LISEIA) hosted the installation of solar panels on the new Habitat home being constructed at

August 04, 2008

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Project (TAP) for state and local officials will sponsor a Webcast on Wednesday, August 13 that outlines financing options for state and local governments to install PV systems. The presentation, which will

August 04, 2008

Using money derived from the State’s Clean Energy Development Fund, Central Vermont Public Service is proposing to allocate $500,000 to these projects: A 50-kilowatt solar station in Rutland Town with 275 15-foot solar panels A study to determine whether manure

August 04, 2008

The KidWind Project, a team of teachers, engineers and scientists committed to promoting the elegance of wind power through affordable tools and training programs, sponsored Wind Masters Training from July 7-11, 2008 in Morrisville, NY, an intensive training for a

 

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