Fida Hossain's Blog Posts Tagged 'photovoltaic' (4)

Solar Power Plants an Alternative to Nuclear Power Plants

Upon the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan on Thursday, March 14, 2011, nuclear power plants have shown to not have the capacity to withstand extremely powerful natural disasters. The earthquake and tsunami led to problems at three of the country's nuclear power plants, one of which remained a serious concern Monday as crews continued a seesaw battle to control a damaged nuclear reactor complex.



In Fukushima Prefecture, an explosion in a building housing the No. 3 reactor at the… Continue

Added by Fida Hossain on March 17, 2011 at 11:52pm — No Comments

How to Become a Solar PV Installer

A 448-kilowatt commercial solar system was powered up last Tuesday at the San Bernardino Corporate Center near Mill Street and Toppecanoe Avenue. The project came out of a partnership of the Novato-based SPG Solar Inc., the nonprofit for Sustainable Communities Reinvestment Partnership, known as SCRIP Inc, and the Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA), the regional joint powers authority overseeing redevelopment in and around the former Norton Air Force Base.



The commercial…

Continue

Added by Fida Hossain on February 27, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Arizona Corporation Commission Approves SolarReserve's Crossroads Solar Energy Project

SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of utility-scale solar power projects, announced today that it has received its final Certificates of Environmental Compatibility (CEC) by unanimous decision (5-0) from the Arizona Corporation Commission for its 150 megawatt (MW) Crossroads Solar Energy Project. The approval includes the associated transmission line connecting the project to Arizona Public Service's transmission grid. This final approval follows this past December's unanimous decision (11-0) from… Continue

Added by Fida Hossain on February 15, 2011 at 1:31am — No Comments

The Executive Roundtable Meets for a Renewable Energy Market Update

The Executive Roundtable, made up of renewable energy industry leaders, met in order to discuss the future of the renewable energy industry. Due to the recent recession and talk on Capitol Hill to reduce or cut incentives, the renewable energy industry faces a defining moment that could lead it in different directions. However, the industry remains one of the U.S. economy's most consistent job creators and experiences much support among politicians and the public.



Chief Editor David… Continue

Added by Fida Hossain on February 7, 2011 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.

Latest Activity

Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"I think it would be best to keep the questions and answers on this open forum for all to see. Cali…"
41 minutes ago
Susan E. Buchan posted an event

Houses That Work in Grand Rapids, MI at Watermark Country Club

March 26, 2015 from 8am to 4:30pm
The premier building science education event for professionals is coming to Grand Rapids MI next…See More
2 hours ago
John Meniatis replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"I have also posted 2 videos that you may want to watch regarding Ygrene Energy Fund. "
13 hours ago
John Meniatis replied to Hal Skinner's discussion 'YGRENE' super fund for energy upgrade financing
"Hello Everyone! Hal, thank you for the great overview on Ygrene Energy Fund. Ygrene Energy…"
13 hours ago
Mary Desilva posted a blog post

How People in San Diego Are Facing The Energy Crisis

One of the biggest issues with living in large cities like San Diego is the sheer amount of energy…See More
yesterday
Jan Stensland replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"You might consider installing Roxul's acoustic batts, which are not for thermal insulation and…"
yesterday
Jan Stensland joined David Eggleton's group
Thumbnail

1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding…See More
yesterday
Lauren McFeeley posted events
Tuesday

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service