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URC installs solar panels in ASEAN facilities

Manila Bulletin 20 Jan 2022
The solar panels can generate an estimate of 6 megawatts of power ... The said solar panel system covering 18,500 square meters of roof area can potentially supply 21 percent of actual consumption of the plant and can also reduce temperature around 4 to 5 degrees Celsius as thermal insulation effect on the factory roof.
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Kelson Group installs solar panels at two older apartment buildings, aims to reduce carbon footprint (Kamloops)

Castanet 20 Jan 2022
New solar panels have been installed on the roof of two of the Kelson Group's Kamloops apartment buildings with the hopes of reducing the company’s carbon footprint ... Columbia Manor and Valleyview Manor are the first Kelson Group buildings to see solar panels powering common areas, but Fawcett said they might just be the beginning.
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A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate crisis

GreenBiz 20 Jan 2022
Integrating solar panels with farming can provide partial shade for plants ... Community solar gardens, for example, allow homeowners to purchase locally produced solar electricity even if their own roofs are not suitable for solar panels ... Bishop Richard Howell stands near some of the 630 solar panels on the roof of his Minneapolis church.
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Power of the solar industry

The Recorder 20 Jan 2022
I am writing to applaud Genevieve Fraser’s very fine letter [“So-called solar farms,” Jan ... Solar panels can be put in many places like abandoned landfills, parking lots and the roofs of commercial buildings. Solar companies and their advocates complain that using such venues is more expensive for them.
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Cornerstone Healthcare secures Virgin Money loan for Bristol care home

The Care Home Environment 20 Jan 2022
Solar panels will be installed on the roof to supply electricity and use eco-friendly air source heat pumps to heat or cool the building. In addition, the facility’s roof garden will benefit local wildlife ...
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Radical overhaul of construction industry needed if UK to have any chance of net zero ...

The Conversation 20 Jan 2022
The search for the air leak took us to the attic space, where we found that heating pipes running from the solar hot water system on the roof into the house were routed through unnecessarily large and unsealed holes ... Modern houses with solar panels on the roof for alternative energy.
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‘Solar tax’ divides local environmental community

San Francisco Examiner 19 Jan 2022
Nearly 1.3 million California roofs now boast sun-soaking panels, thanks to programs like the Million Solar Roofs Initiative, which set aside $3.3 billion dollars to help build a self-sustaining solar market through the adoption of long-term rebates, net metering and incorporating solar into new homes.
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UNDP’s solar hybrid solutions result in more robust health response in Seiyun [EN/AR]

Reliefweb 19 Jan 2022
New solar panel at the roof of the center © UNDP Yemen/2022. Seiyun, Yemen – Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners inaugurated a solar hybrid system that will provide an uninterrupted power supply to the central COVID-19 Isolation Unit in Seiyun, Hadramout.
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Reinvented electric grid could fight climate crisis

Finance & Commerce 19 Jan 2022
Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets ... Community solar gardens, for example, allow homeowners to purchase locally produced solar electricity even if their own roofs are not suitable for solar panels.
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From bees to bins: how a London hotel aims to become truly net-zero

The Guardian 19 Jan 2022
... a typical UK hotel and has a host of sustainable measures, from solar panels to recycled furniture, zero food waste and a wildflower roof.
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Rite-Hite to open first phase of solar-powered Milwaukee campus by summer

Business Journal 19 Jan 2022
Rite-Hite said construction on its new campus in Walker’s Point is on schedule with the first phase to open in late spring or early summer and recently included mounting 900 solar panels on the roof of a new tech building ... .
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Tesla shareholders urge judge to find Musk coerced board to buy SolarCity

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jan 2022
... shareholders allege was a "bailout" of the failing solar company of which Musk was the top shareholder ... The CEO has said that combining SolarCity and Tesla was the key to his vision of combining Tesla's battery storage product, Powerwall, with its solar roof panels.
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‘Develop sports edu hub at Palika Stadium’

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022
Divisional commissioner Raj Shekhar, who visited the construction site of Mega Sports Indoor Infra of UP at the Palika Stadium on Wednesday, instructed the chief executive officer (CEO) of Kanpur Smart City Limited to make a proposal for installation of solar panels on the roof ...
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‘Ireland’s most sustainable hotel’, and four other eco-inns

The Irish Times 19 Jan 2022
We’ve all seen that sign in hotels where we are encouraged to reuse our towels for the sake of the planet. Often it’s just lip service ... It’s forecast to be 89 per cent more energy efficient than a typical UK hotel and has a host of sustainable measures, from solar panels to recycled furniture, zero food waste and a wildflower roof ... .
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McGrory Glass Partners with Forster to Offer Exceptional Steel Fire-Rated Framing Systems

Victoria Advocate 19 Jan 2022
"As a solar-powered company, we're also strongly committed to protecting the environment, and admire ... The 2.2-acre solar-paneled roof of the main warehouse brought McGrory recognition as one of the first major glass fabrication companies to hit net-zero energy consumption.
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