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U.S. and Abu Dhabi Work on World's First Zero-Emission City

March 3, 2011 Posted by

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In what seems one of the most unlikely collaborations in recent history, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it was working with Abu Dhabi to test the effectiveness of specialty solar photovoltaic (PV) coatings designed to prevent moisture and dry dust adhesion, which leads to cementation.

The DOE currently runs 21 national laboratories dedicated to any number of renewable energy and …continue reading U.S. and Abu Dhabi Work on World's First Zero-Emission City

Solar-Powered Schools for Small Town America

October 26, 2010 Posted by

Granville is your typical small American town. When college is in session, the population tops 5,000. Otherwise, the population is 3,200, with two schools – an elementary and an intermediate – besides the middle and high schools. granville school solarGo solar like Granville and save money. Find out exactly how much with free estimates! Recently, a school board cleared the path for …continue reading Solar-Powered Schools for Small Town America

Brea, California to Save Big with Solar Energy

July 30, 2010 Posted by

The city of Brea and Chevron Energy Solutions, the renewable arm of the oil and gas conglomerate, are partnering to install 1.8 megawatts of municipal solar power. The solar energy is expected to cut Brea’s conventional energy consumption by 40 percent and save the city $13 million over the 25- to 30-year lifespan of the system. chevron solar energychevron energy solutionsUpon installation, Brea will be the largest municipal user of …continue reading Brea, California to Save Big with Solar Energy