Posts tagged: Solar Energy Industries Association

Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas for Solar Power

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer     DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid vehicle. The […]

George Washington University plans bright future with solar energy

By Meghan Chapple In the heart of bustling Washington, D.C., land is at a premium. Here in Foggy Bottom, where the George Washington University (GW) sits just blocks from the White House, we would never have the land—or roof space—to build enough solar panels to sustainably power our institution and significantly reduce our carbon footprint. […]

2 DC Universities Make Deal To Buy Solar Power

By BRETT ZONGKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Two universities in the nation’s capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms that will be built in North Carolina, the schools announced Monday night. George Washington University, American University and the George Washington University Hospital […]

Chattanooga church becomes the first in the city to add solar panels

by Dave Flessner On the longest day of the year, with the sun shining brightly overhead, environmental, religious and utility leaders gathered Saturday at the first Chattanooga church to turn the power of the sun into electricity. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga installed a 3 kilowatt photovoltaic system on the roof of its Brainerd […]

A Lighter, Easier to Install, Solar Panel

(via Clean Technica) Originally Published on the ECOreport A lighter, easier to install, solar panel just made its debut on the market. Giga Solar may be an early stage company, but it deserves our attention. I had an opportunity to ask Chief Business Development Officer… Tweet