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Only a few weeks after the major Conergy project at numerous Hawaiian schools, the Hamburg system supplier has now secured another order in the area of green education. Conergy will be equipping fourteen schools and municipal buildings with solar plants with a total capacity of some 700 kW, realising one of the largest Conergy solar project in Slovakia to date. The solar experts are in the process of installing all fourteen solar plants on the building roofs in parallel. According to the schedul... [more]
There has been more than 300 percent in the past decade in U.S. production of renewable energy, but the United States still lags far behind Europe and Indonesia and is only slightly ahead of Mexico in the percentage of electricity it gets from renewable sources, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.
European countries, led by Germany, get more of their electricity from wind, solar, geothermal and other renewable sources than any other region in the world, NRDC’... [more]
National Energy Management Exhibition (NEMEX) opens at the NEC Birmingham in May 2012, featuring a new second conference theatre to mark its 30th anniversary with a host of top-level keynote speakers who will be expanding the ideas and available advice for energy professionals.
One of the country’s leading environmentalists, Tony Juniper, will be spearheading the NEMEX seminar programme, alongside a number of influential MPs, including Barry Gardiner MP, Ed Milliband’s Special Envoy on Clima... [more]
To date, the North American Development Bank (NADB) is providing approximately US$1.31 billion in loans and grants for 150 projects that are benefiting an estimated 13 million people in the U.S.-Mexico border region.
NADB has now signed a US$77.4 million loan agreement with Imperial Valley Solar Company 1, LLC, for the construction of a 23-megawatt (MW) solar energy generation plant in Niland, California.
The project, which will generate enough energy to power approximately 14,000 homes, c... [more]
Nottingham already provides 11 per cent of its own energy and a new scheme will enhance the city's position as the UK's most energy self-sufficient city: Nottingham City Council is working in partnership with E.ON and Nottingham City Homes to install solar panels on around 600 homes in the area.
This project is one of the largest domestic photovoltaic (PV) schemes in the UK and builds on Nottingham's excellent track record for successfully delivering large scale energy infrastructure projects... [more]
Thanks to a E.ON / Nottingham City Council partnership, hundreds of families in Nottingham will soon be feeling the benefits of solar power, as Nottingham City Council continues to tackle fuel poverty through creating a Super Warm Zone.
E.ON has been selected by the Council to fit the solar panels to 600 homes in Aspley, which will help reduce energy bills for people in some of the most deprived areas of the city. The work is planned to start this month and will be completed by July.
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