A Proposal for Expanded International Collaboration

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A Proposal for Expanded International Collaboration

We can all benefit from the sharing of knowledge across the construction industries and among countries

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Analysis of hourly metered data collected from 19 residential grid-tied PV systems in California helps to answer questions about actual system power output. [continue reading]


Solar Water Heating Up

May 01, 2002

A wide range of options exist for ready-to-install, readily certified solar water heating systems. To further heat things up, government and utility incentives are expanding. [continue reading]


Solar Power Rising to a Million Roofs in the Millennium

Author: Jeanne Byrne
July 01, 1999

In an effort to spark a sustained solar renaissance and cut U.S. emissions of global warming gases, President Clinton in June of 1997 announced an initiative to put solar energy systems on a million U.S. rooftops by the year 2010. [continue reading]


Making Solar Hot Water Affordable

January 01, 1999

In 1995, a group of agencies in Florida teamed up to bring low-cost solar systems to low-income households so they could save money on their utility bills. [continue reading]


PV Roof Tiles Heat Up in New York

July 01, 1998

The first residential grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) system in New York State has been installed on Long Island. [continue reading]


Promoting Profitable Home Power

January 01, 1998

Renewable energy advocates struggle daily to introduce practical applications for solar and wind power. [continue reading]

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