Green building News for December 2011
The 5th annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 16-19 January at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
21 December, 2011
ESA Renewables (ESA) has begun construction on a 1.3 MW commercial rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the city of New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina.
20 December, 2011
JCM Capital has signed an agreement with Hay Solar Holdings ULC to provide development, construction, and long-term equity financing for a 30 MW portfolio of modular 100 kW farm building solar installations located throughout the Province of Ontario, Canada.
14 December, 2011
US-based FuelCell Energy has announced a partnership with Abengoa in Spain to develop localized stationary fuel cell power plants for markets in Europe and Latin America. The partners will also install a 300 kW pilot project at the Abengoa headquarters in Seville.
13 December, 2011
A 700 km2 smart grid project is planned for Cambridgeshire, UK, by UK Power Networks.
09 December, 2011
To meet EU demands for electricity distribution systems that can incorporate more renewable energy, 16 European partners from 10 countries are working on a €160 million smart grid project, EcoGrid EU.
08 December, 2011
SolarCity and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have agreed to terms on financing for SolarStrong, SolarCity’s five-year plan to build more than US$1 billion worth of solar power projects for privatised US military housing communities across the country.
02 December, 2011
The UK’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has now opened to applicants, providing payments for heat generated from renewable technologies including biomass boilers, solar thermal equipment and heat pumps installed since 15 July 2009.
02 December, 2011