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Curious About Solar? Visit The Neighbor by Susan DeFreitas, September 20th, 2010

It’s the National Solar Tour, and it’s coming soon to a community near you–unless you happen to live in North Dakota or West Virginia, the only two states in absentia. 648 tours over the coming months will highlight a solar-powered funeral home and a solar poultry farm, along with homes and businesses across the country using solar energy.

Sponsored by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), the 15th Annual National Solar Tour will feature open house tours of thousands of solar-powered homes, businesses, and public agencies.


The solar-powered spy plane that will be able to fly non-stop for FIVE years

Daily Mail - By Niall Firth - Boeing is developing a solar-powered unmanned aircraft that will be able to fly non-stop for more than five years. The SolarEagle is designed ...


Let the power of the sun shrink your energy


Simon Read reports The Prince of Wales is the latest to take the solar energy route for his home. Prince Charles – who has just completed two weeks of ...


California Licenses World's Biggest Solar
Thermal Plant

New York Times (blog)
-Many proposed solar power plants are planned for federal land, and the need to undergo federal environmental review has complicated the licensing process as ...


Despite Obama's Snub, Solar Energy More Accessible Than Ever ...

By admin
China for example, has successfully driven down the price of solar panels by almost half this past year. The Chinese government is heavily backing the effort to promote solar. Today we'll revisit the discussion around solar energy in ...

The World's First Directly Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Unit Unveiled in ...

PR Newswire (press release)
16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On September 16th, 2010, the 2010 World Solar-Powered Air Conditioning Development Forum was held in Dezhou, a municipality of ...

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