April 5, 2011

Schools win with Solar

Putting solar panels on school roofs is a winner
We all know Tucson is a solar city. Maybe soon our schools will be solar power producers.
As the Star’s Alexis Huicochea reported last week, Tucson Electric Power Co. is looking to lease school rooftops for solar [...]

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March 31, 2011

Solar Gains Traction

Solar Gains Traction—Thanks to Subsidies
GLENDALE, Ariz.—Falling solar-panel prices, generous government subsidies and rising power costs are creating a new breed of solar enthusiasts: people who are installing panels on their roof because they see it as a good investment, not because they are out [...]

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3M Introduces New 3M™ Ultra Barrier Solar Film
Moisture resistant front-side film to support scale-up of flexible CIGS, CdTe, and OPV
Solar Power International 2010
ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–3M today introduced its 3M Ultra Barrier Solar Film for flexible Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS), Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), [...]

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March 28, 2011

Starter Homes Boast Solar

Now, Starter Homes Boast Solar Arrays
Among the standard features offered for new homes at Manzanita at Paseo del Sol, a KB Home development in a desert suburb southeast of Los Angeles, are nine-foot ceilings, six-panel doors and a 1.4-kilowatt solar array.
While KB Home has offered [...]

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