June 2011: Green Building Special Report

 

The solar-power industry faces many challenges, and not all of them are of the financial variety.

With solar and wind energies maturing as recognized alternative-power sources, there are other alter


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June 2011
As the weather warms up, workers face many potential hazards, not all of which are directly work/task-related. READ MORE
June 2011
Discussions about the cost of photovoltaic (PV) systems generally focus on the obvious: the price of the panels that turn sunlight into electricity. READ MORE
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June 2011
Dominion Virginia Power, a utility for Virginia, is planning to convert three power stations from using coal to biomass, a renewable-energy source. READ MORE
June 2011
As I mentioned in last month’s column, energy conservation is one of the four pillars of the electrical contractor’s energy services business. READ MORE
June 2011
The city of Rock Port, Mo. holds the distinction of being the first community in the United States to be totally powered by wind energy. READ MORE

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