Green building News for June 2010

Green building News Archive

Solar PV roofs could generate 40% of EU electricity demand

More than 1.5 TWp of solar photovoltaics (PV) could be installed on European roofs producing 1400 TWh, or 40% of EU’s electricity demand by 2020, according to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA).

APEC wants continued development of renewable energy

Renewable energy technologies are declining in cost but continued efforts are required to further reduce this, according to energy ministers from the 21-country Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Romag to provide rooftop solar PV for CES

Romag Holdings Plc will provide solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and roof mount kits for Community Energy Solutions (CES) in a contract worth up to £10.2 million.

ClearEdge Power deal with LSIS to distribute ClearEdge5 fuel cell CHP systems in Korea

US-based ClearEdge Power, a developer of micro CHP (combined heat and power) fuel cell systems, has announced an exclusive, three-year distribution agreement for the 5 kW ClearEdge5 PEM fuel cell system with LS Industrial Systems in Korea.

Solar water heating project in Scotland

The ScottishPower Energy People Trust has donated £90,000 to Lister Housing Co-operative in Scotland for the installation of solar water heating.