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RiverCentre Brings Clean Solar Thermal to St. Paul

March 22, 2011 Posted by

The St. Paul, Minnesota RiverCentre project is the first solar thermal project to connect to an established city network of hot-water heating pipes in North America. rivercentre solar thermal The connection, to District Energy St. Paul’s downtown loop, which heats 80 percent of St. Paul city buildings, will hopefully became a solar focal point, attracting the attention of other cities and towns across America to help …continue reading RiverCentre Brings Clean Solar Thermal to St. Paul

Massachusetts to Launch $1,000 Solar Thermal Rebates

February 4, 2011 Posted by

In an effort to make clean energy more affordable in the home, Massachusetts is launching a pilot rebate program this month for solar thermal hot water panels. massachusetts solar thermal water heater rebates The program, headed by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, would award $1,000, on average, for a two-panel system. For a typical household of 4-5 residents, the panels would cost about $8,000-$10,000. But residents could …continue reading Massachusetts to Launch $1,000 Solar Thermal Rebates

Massachusetts Fires up Solar Hot Water Rebates

January 10, 2011 Posted by

Massachusetts may seem like an unlikely state for solar power. When you look at its solar insolation value of only 4.0 kilowatt-hours (compared to California’s 6.0 and Florida’s 5.0), the New England state seems lacking in sunshine. massachusetts solar water rebates In spite of that, Massachusetts has shown a definite fondness for solar energy ever since passage of the …continue reading Massachusetts Fires up Solar Hot Water Rebates