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Growing Number of Americans Think That Solar Electricity Should Be Offered on All New Homes

According to a recent Roper survey commissioned by Sharp Electronics Corporation, nearly 90 percent of Americans think that solar electricity should be an option for all new home construction, up significantly from one year ago (79 percent).


Building Sector Can Play Key Role in Combating Global Warming

The right mix of appropriate government regulation, greater use of energy saving technologies and behavioural change can substantially reduce global-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the building sector, which accounts for 30 to 40 per cent of total energy use, according to a United Nations reported released today.


Powerit Enables Industrial Customers to Participate in Utility Demand Response Incentive Programs

Powerit Solutions, LLC ("Powerit"), global leader in intelligent energy-demand management ("DM"), is helping industrial companies reap the rewards of utility company incentive programs aimed at curtailing demand for electricity at peak load times.


Largest Cookware Company in the U.S., Dedicates PowerLight Solar Power System

Meyer Corporation today dedicated the largest solar-electric power system in Solano County, California.


Canada's New Government Invests in Renewable Energy for New Homes

Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, announced today that the Government will provide funding of $40,000 over two years for a pilot project to incorporate renewable energy in new homes.


Harvard Communities Makes Solar the Standard in Stapleton

Harvard Communities, one of Colorado's most respected semi-custom homebuilders, announced that all Architect Collection homes in the Stapleton redevelopment will now come with photovoltaic (PV) solar power as a standard feature.


Lennar Homebuilding Introduces Solar Electric Systems in All New Homes in the Bay Area

Lennar Homebuilding, one of the largest residential developers in the country, has announced that, beginning immediately, all new communities constructed in the greater San Francisco Bay market will be equipped with a roof integrated solar electric system from PowerLight, a subsidiary of SunPower Corporation as a standard feature.


Solar City Draws on Magnetic Input

Magnetic Island residents will receive an information package on the Solar City project in the next few months.



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