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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Solar CEOs to Congress: Don’t Ax Our Loans
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — CEOs of green energy companies including First Solar(FSLR_)and SunPower(SPWRA_) petitioned Congress on Tuesday to spare two key Department of Energy loan guarantee programs from the Congressional budget ax.
The deficit hawks in Congress have taken aim at [...]

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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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