Green building News for July 2010
The renewable energy industry in the UK is positive overall, to the announcements from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
28 July, 2010
Scatec Solar has signed a € 20 million agreement with the Solar Life Energy investment group to build a total of 7.2 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on 10 industrial warehouse roofs in the area of Milano, Italy.
27 July, 2010
Kyocera has supplied its KD210GH-2PU solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in France for a fully integrated 267 MWp solar roofing solution in conjunction with the MV3 integration system developed by Mecosun.
21 July, 2010
ENERQOS France SAS is constructing a 290 kWp building integrated photovoltaic system (BIPV) at the logistics hub of the French transport company SAS Satar and MERLE Transport SA, located in the Tarn-et-Garonne region of Southwest France.
20 July, 2010
Renewable energy topped fossil fuels and nuclear for the second year in a row in the USA and Europe in 2009, according to the Global Wind Energy Association (GWEC).
16 July, 2010
Conergy will build five solar installations with a total power output of 3.6 MW for the Italian hotel group, BluSerena.
15 July, 2010
SunPower Corp and partner MBG have installed a 29.7 kW SunPower solar system on the roof of the Friedrichstadt Palast, Berlin's historic landmark theatre building.
14 July, 2010
ABB will provide its KNW intelligent building control system to Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University in Saudi Arabia for Saudi Oger.
14 July, 2010
The UK Government will help communities become heat and power self-sufficient through the use of renewable microgeneration, amongst other things, says Climate Change Minister Greg Barker.
12 July, 2010
A ban on councils in the UK selling green electricity into the national grid is to be overturned, UK Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announces.
08 July, 2010
The "Renewable Energy Snapshots" report, published today by the EU Joint Research Centre's Institute for Energy (IE), shows that renewable energy sources accounted for 62% (17GW) of the new electricity generation capacity installed in the EU27 in 2009.
07 July, 2010