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A joint development project involving Solarmer Energy and Joel Berman Glass Studios aims to generate solar energy from modular glass panels that are attractive from a design standpoint.
Solarmer Energy develops transparent, flexible solar panels for applications not addressable by conventional solar energy technology. Joel Berman Glass Studios designs and manufactures decorative glass for architecture and design. Together, Solarmer and Joel Berman Glass Studios have jointly developed an attra... [more]
The 138-room Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island opened in January 2010, the first new hotel to be built on the island in 35 years.
New Castle Hotels & Resorts and co-developers Jekyll Ocean Oaks, LLC followed an extensive set of guidelines, adopted by the Jekyll Island Authority, that require development respect and preserve the unique natural environment and historic character of the island.
Developers applied a range of conservation practices throughout the building process, and incorp... [more]
Evergreen Solar, Inc. has announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009.
Key accomplishments during the quarter were:
* Shipped 31.9 MW from Devens facility at an average selling price of $2.32 per watt;
* Improved product gross margins to 11.9% from 7.1% for the third quarter of 2009;
* Reduced total manufacturing cost to $2.05 per watt, down 8.5% from $2.24 per watt for the third quarter of 2009;
* Reduced wafer manufacturing cost to approxim... [more]
KT Tunstall has unplugged her Hungerford studio from the National Grid and intends to use the power of the sun to record her next album. Solar installation specialist Joju Ltd has announced the go live of the array at the Berkshire home of rock sensation and eco-warrior KT Tunstall.
Joju Ltd’s training and use of workers from City and Hackney Mind, a local association of England’s foremost mental health charity, played a big part in Tunstall’s decision to appoint them to the project. Throug... [more]
Jacoby Development, Inc. and Suniva will collaborate on incorporating solar technology into Aerotropolis Atlanta, the redevelopment of the former Hapeville Ford Plant adjacent to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
The initial phase of the partnership includes the planned installation of up to 10 MW of solar power in the main parking structure of the redevelopment.
“Partnering with Suniva at Aerotropolis Atlanta promises to deliver environmental sustainability and economic de... [more]
J&L Wines’ warehouse has announced the completion of a 46.4 kilowatt solar electric system, installed by REC Solar, Inc. The temperature controlled wine storage and distribution facility is the first of its kind to utilize renewable energy from the sun.
The REC Solar electric system will dramatically lower energy costs for the 28,000 sq. ft. warehouse, which uses extensive electricity for temperature control, electronic surveillance, and its computerized inventory management system.
“J&L ... [more]