Posts tagged: $10 million

Apartments’ solar panels cut costs

The 641 solar panels installed atop Bonne Terre Village Apartments’ carports last year have generated more than 150,000 kilowatts of electricity, according to property managers. Houma’s two mixed-income apartment communities for the elderly were retrofitted with the photovoltaic solar panels in late 2011 as part a national property developer and managers’ renewable energy initiative. The […]

$10 Million in Prizes for America’s Next Top Model – Rooftop Solar Model, That Is

The Energy Department’s SunShot Grand Challenge Summit got off to a roaring start this week in Denver, as Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $10 million in prizes for the teams that can develop the most affordable rooftop solar power model for the U.S. market. Against the current trend in falling oil and gas prices, affordability […]