Green building News for August 2010

Green building News Archive

Sheffield solar farm opened

University of Sheffield is now home to 70m² solar photovoltaic (PV) panels - expected to generate 8 MWh per annum.

Sunways BIPV project third in Solar Decathlon Sunways BIPV project third in Solar Decathlon

Stuttgart University’s ‘home+’ building project incorporating building integrated solar photovoltaics (BIPV) came third at the international architectural Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 in Madrid, Spain.

Renewable industry celebrates UK Green Deal

UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has declared a 'quiet green revolution' for households and businesses, maximising employment and business benefits in the renewable energy sector.

Ceramic Fuel Cells secures first US sale of BlueGen generator, to California utility

Australian-based Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd has announced its first BlueGen fuel cell product sale in the United States, to one of the country’s largest energy companies. Ceramic Fuel Cells will install a BlueGen solid oxide fuel cell generator at the unnamed energy utility’s engineering center in California in September.