Posts Tagged ‘ solar ’

Mercury Solar Launches multi-state solar energy educational initiative

Apr 24th, 2011 | By

Mercury Solar Systems has announced a multi-state initiative to educate kids about the benefits of solar energy. The company said it will be presenting to over 1,000 elementary, middle and high school students throughout Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania over the next several weeks in celebration of Earth Day.



Business, solar and events from BuildingCTGreen

Jan 31st, 2011 | By

Oakleaf moves into new green digs Windsor, Conn. – Last week, Oakleaf, a nationally recognized leader in waste management, celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by guided tours. The new location at 415 Day Hill Road, in Windsor will better serve clients, employees and create more jobs

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Green Developer Seeks To Build Colchester Solar Farm

Jan 9th, 2011 | By

The owner of a slow-selling environmentally friendly community in Colchester wants to build a solar farm for the nearby high school.



Cromwell town hall sets up solar energy demo

Jan 6th, 2011 | By

It may look like an awning, but the installation along the east side of Town Hall is really a solar energy demonstration project.



Towns looking to lower costs for electricity with solar energy

Dec 17th, 2010 | By

Six communities in New London and Windham counties have partnered with Glastonbury-based DCS Energy to install photovoltaic solar panels on buildings.



White House Sending Right Signal On Energy

Dec 5th, 2010 | By

President Barack Obama’s decision to go solar should provide an additional boost for our modern-era solar energy technologies and the U.S. solar industry.



Opel to turn brownfields bright

Sep 28th, 2010 | By

Leon Pierhal, chief executive officer of Shelton-based Opel Solar Inc., had to ask himself whether his latest plan to turn polluted industrial sites into solar-energy parks was a foolish pursuit. The federal program that’s supposed to subsidize such projects virtually has been inactive for the decade of its existence. “No one knows how to fill

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Pro Sports Leagues Go Renewable; Jets Training Facility Solarized

Sep 28th, 2010 | By

MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL all call for teams to encourage solar power to help combat climate change.



Kohl’s activates 100th solar location, will expand into PA

Sep 16th, 2010 | By

Kohl’s, which has solar panels at some of its stores in Connecticut, has activated the solar panels at its 100th solar location in Mays Landing, N.J. The company plans to expand its solar program into Pennsylvania.



Sundoor Solar seeks full-time Connecticut Solar Energy (PV) Sales Professional

Sep 14th, 2010 | By

Sundoor Solar seeks full-time Connecticut Solar Energy (PV) Sales Professional.  Applicant will sell residential and Commercial PV energy systems in all of CT. Sundoor Solar is a licensed designer and installer of photovoltaic (Solar Panel) power systems in Connecticut. 3 years solar experience necessary. Sundoor Solar is based headquartered at 125 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT 06450.

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A Symbolic Solar Road Trip To Reignite a Climate Movement by Bill McKibben, via Yale Environment 360

Sep 9th, 2010 | By

An activist caravan to bring one of Jimmy Carter’s solar panels back to the White House symbolizes not only the time the U.S. has lost in developing new energy technologies – but also the urgent need for taking action on climate. via A Symbolic Solar Road Trip To Reignite a Climate Movement by Bill McKibben:

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W. Hartford trying out solar-powered compactors

Sep 6th, 2010 | By

Three high-tech trash can/compactors made by BigBelly Solar of Newton, Mass. have been set out in West Hartford.



Salem is turning to sun to power town buildings

Sep 6th, 2010 | By

Salem, Conn. — As workers stretched across the roof of the Salem Free Public Library on Thursday, installing rails that will support the town’s first inroad into solar power, First Selectman Kevin Lyden paced the grounds in anticipation. In July, Salem became the first community in Connecticut to partner with Glastonbury-based DCS Energy through a

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Solar panels going up on 3 structures in Elm City

Sep 6th, 2010 | By

The Fair Haven Library, the caretaker’s cottage at Lighthouse Point Park and Long Wharf pier building are slated to receive energy-saving solar panel systems in the near future with the help of the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund’s Clean Energy Options program.



Priam Vineyards taps sun for cost savings

Sep 2nd, 2010 | By

Colchester, Conn. — The power of the sun gives Priam Vineyards plentiful grapes. Sunlight and technology work together to lower the winery’s electric bill. The vineyard on 40 acres off Shailor Hill Road has started using solar panels to completely power the winery. It’s the first solar-powered winery in New England, according to owners Gary

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Sunlight Solar announces new Philadelphia office

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

PHILADELPHIA — Sunlight Solar Energy, which has offices in Connecticut and Massachusetts, a photovoltaic (PV) design and installation contractor, will service the Greater Philadelphia Area of Pennsylvania. via Sunlight Solar announces new Philadelphia office – The Times Herald.



Connecticut marina installs solar energy system

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

Brewer Pilots Point Marina in Westbrook, Conn., has completed an 8,500-square-foot solar photovoltaic system funded, in part, by a grant from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund. The electricity that the new system generates will supply power to three work sheds at the marina and a portion of its 900 customer slips. via Connecticut marina installs

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Weston Celebrates Solar Array

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

A dedication ceremony was held in Weston, Conn., to celebrate the installation of a 7-kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the Weston Board of Education building. The town earned part of this system, 4 kW, through the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund’s Connecticut Clean Energy Communities Program and opted to increase the size of the

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