Category Archives: solar panels on roof

What Is a Living Roof? – ENGINEERING.com
24 Apr
9:49

What Is a Living Roof? – ENGINEERING.com

Whether you’re a homeowner in need of a new roof or an intrepid architect seeking out unique roofing details, you’ll have your choice of materials. The standard for most homes in the U.S. is asphalt shingles, followed by clay tiles, wood shakes and metal roofing. One medium often not considered […]

MV board considers solar power | News – Dyersville Commercial
24 Apr
6:31

MV board considers solar power | News – Dyersville Commercial

With a sunny summer not far away, the Maquoketa Valley School Board was asked to consider adding solar panels during a work session at its regularly scheduled April 22 meeting. Ed Wulfekuhle, owner of Wulfekuhle Electric in Delhi, recommended the addition of approximately 1,600 solar panels to […]

Ashley Furniture will install solar on 10 of its largest US stores and manufacturing facilities – Solar Power World
24 Apr
4:48

Ashley Furniture will install solar on 10 of its largest US stores and manufacturing facilities – Solar Power World

Ashley Furniture Industries has committed to a multi-phase effort to reduce the company’s energy footprint. Ashley has selected 10 of its largest U.S. facilities to receive solar installations this year as part of the first phase of the initiative. Construction on the first solar array in Romeoville, Illinois, begins this […]

Ashley Furniture installs solar power at 10 US facilities – Furniture Today
24 Apr
3:16

Ashley Furniture installs solar power at 10 US facilities – Furniture Today

Ashley Furniture Industries is installing 2,640 roof-mounted solar panels at its facility in Romeoville, Illinois. ARCADIA, Wis. – Ashley Furniture Inds. has committed to a multi-phase effort to reduce the company’s energy footprint by placing solar installations in ten of its largest U.S. facilities. Construction on the first solar array […]

Meet the cooperative selling certified clean energy in Madrid – EL PAIS
24 Apr
1:38

Meet the cooperative selling certified clean energy in Madrid – EL PAIS

With its vegetable garden and solar panels, Mari Luz Sandino’s two-story stone house on the outskirts of San AgustĂ­n de Guadalix in the Madrid region is the embodiment of a carbon-free future. Beyond the pine trees and bougainvillea is an electric car while the house itself is heated with a […]

EGEB: China flexes its solar muscles in Argentina, MTA rooftop solar in NYC, and more – Electrek
24 Apr
1:37

EGEB: China flexes its solar muscles in Argentina, MTA rooftop solar in NYC, and more – Electrek

In today’s EGEB: A solar farm in Argentina demonstrates the dominance of Chinese solar. NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announces a rooftop solar initiative. Tanzania aims to ramp up renewable energy in a big way. Johns Hopkins will fulfill about two-thirds of its electricity needs through solar power. Electrek Green Energy […]

YOUR VIEW: Good news from The Pinehills – News – Wicked Local
24 Apr
11:11

YOUR VIEW: Good news from The Pinehills – News – Wicked Local

We, the people, have only a few years to reduce the catastrophic climate change which was proven by many scientific studies. Happy Easter and Passover, but also Happy Earth Day! Remember that we, the people, have only a few years to reduce the catastrophic climate change which was proven by […]

Metro-North Launching Solar Initiative At Cortlandt – Peekskill, NY Patch
24 Apr
9:35

Metro-North Launching Solar Initiative At Cortlandt – Peekskill, NY Patch

CORTLANDT, NY — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on Earth Day that it is launching a new initiative that will generate clean, emission free, solar electricity as well as begin to open up a new frontier of previously untapped revenue: the leasing of potentially millions of square feet of industrial […]

The Best Tilt For Solar Panels By Australian Capital: It’s Not Equal To Latitude – Solar Quotes
24 Apr
7:34

The Best Tilt For Solar Panels By Australian Capital: It’s Not Equal To Latitude – Solar Quotes

This article is about the best angle to tilt solar panels for the maximum possible energy yield over a year.  It’s a common belief that panel tilt from horizontal should equal a location’s latitude, but this is not quite correct. In 7 of Australia’s 8 capitals the best angle is […]

A decade in the sun: CSU marks anniversary of first solar installation – SOURCE – Source
24 Apr
6:00

A decade in the sun: CSU marks anniversary of first solar installation – SOURCE – Source

Solar panels on top of Edwards Hall Colorado State University installed its first array of photovoltaic solar panels a decade ago, on the roof of the Engineering Building. The campus has come a long way since then. That first array generated 18.9 kilowatts of electricity; today the campus has a […]