Cox Communications and Manheim solar arrays annually reduce more than 1,700 tons of carbon
Las Vegas, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – At a dedication event held today, Cox Enterprises announced the completion of solar projects at its Cox Communications facility in Las Vegas and its Manheim Nevada facility in North Las Vegas. Combined, the solar installations annually prevent more than 1,700 tons of carbon from entering the environment. The installations produce 1,523 kW of clean energy, equivalent to the amount needed to power 238 homes.
National Geographic convened a group of travel industry leaders at its Washington, D.C. headquarters for "The Transformation of Travel," an afternoon dedicated to the future of global travel and the ways the industry is embracing sustainability. The June 9 event featured the owners of some of the properties selected for National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World program, a collection of lodges in locations around the world committed to operating sustainably, delivering unparalleled service and preserving the natural and cultural heritage of their local communities.
The Solar and Smart Home technologies are quickly converging, opening up watershed growth opportunities for companies in these sectors.
The global solar industry, expected to reach $345 billion by 2020, and the global smart home market, expected to reach $59 billion by 2020, are two of the building industry’s hottest growth sectors.
One of the main drivers for this meteoric growth is the unprecedented transition from a high-consumption and low automation market to low-consumption & high automation market. This transition is fundamentally altering the performance of our built environment and the way that we interact with it.
SunPower exists to help change the way our world is powered and leave the planet better off for future generations. That’s our purpose. It’s why we’re here. So when you choose SunPower, every day is Earth Day and not just because your home or business is making clean renewable energy using our solar panels. It’s because as a company, we go above and beyond what’s required of us when it comes to sustainable business practices, holding ourselves to higher standards for environmental stewardship and social responsibility.
Meet Eloise, the star of a video made in partnership with Ford and the Sierra Club to encourage more people to “drive green” by powering their electric vehicles (EVs) with clean, efficient SunPower® solar energy.
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Head on over to the SunPower Blog and meet Eloise, the star of a video SunPower made in partnership with Ford and the Sierra Club to encourage more people to “drive green” by powering their electric vehicles (EVs) with clean, efficient SunPower® solar energy.
New Achievements Reinforce SunPower as One of the World's Most Sustainable Solar Companies
March 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - With environmental sustainability and social responsibility at its core, SunPower demonstrates continued industry leadership by manufacturing 100 percent of its direct current E-Series and X-Series solar panels to meet
The 2017 Decathlon promises to be the most sophisticated and timely yet.
March 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - At an event today in Denver, Colorado, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Dr. Franklin Orr, joined Mayor Michael Hancock to announce Denver as the host city for the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition in the fall of 2017.
“SolarWisRhode Island” will simplify and speed solar energy development
PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rhode Island electric customers of National Grid will soon have a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. Thanks to action taken by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission, National Grid will be the first electric utility company in the country to offer its customers a simplified process to research and purchase photovoltaic equipment and earn bonus solar incentives based on their energy reductions.