Solar Energy Could Power U.S. Many Times Over

 

If the U.S. moved aggressively to start harnessing the solar power it receives daily, it could generate enough clean energy to meet the country’s needs many times over,

 

http://ecolocalizer.com/2008/05/10/solar-energy-could-power-us-many-times-over

 

Toyota and SunPower Complete Largest Single-Roof Soar Installation in North America

 

ONTARIO, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
Toyota and SunPower Corporation (Nasdaq: SPWR), a manufacturer of
high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced
the completion of the largest single-roof solar power installation in North

America………

 

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS118909+24-Sep-2008+PRN20080924

 

WorldWater Builds Largest Solar Installation of Any Airport in the U.S.

On July 16, in conjunction with Fresno Airport a dedication was held celebrating the opening of the largest solar airport installation in the U.S. The solar system will provide 40% of the power supply required to run the airport. The 2-megawatt, ground-mounted solar system spans 9.5 acres, or the equivalent of seven football fields. The project is expected to save the airport about $13 million dollars over the next 20 years.

 

http://www.worldwater.com/pages-news/1-News-FresnoAirport-7-18-08.html

 

Constellation Wines U.S. Announces World's Largest Winery Solar Installation

 

Last update: 4:58 p.m. EDT Oct. 7, 2008

GONZALES, Calif., Oct 07, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Winery Solar Power Energy System to be installed at Gonzales Winery in Monterey County

Constellation Wines U.S. (CWUS) today announced that it has begun installation of the largest winery solar power energy system in the world at its Gonzales Winery, located in Monterey County, Calif. The one megawatt solar system will cover approximately 170,000 square feet of the main winery warehouse roof and will produce more than 1,700,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year, providing approximately 50 percent of the winery's total energy requirements. The installation is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

 

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/constellation-wines-us-announces-worlds/story.aspx?guid=%7BAC7ABCAE-4A99-456B-AD62-6E50C0364567%7D&dist=hppr

Google Plans Largest US Corporate Solar Installation

I Solutions, the systems integration arm of Energy Innovations, will begin constructing a solar electricity system for Google’s Mountain View, California, headquarters campus. With a total capacity of 1.6 megawatts -? enough to supply 1,000 average California homes -? the Google system will be the largest solar installation on any corporate campus in the United States and one of the largest on any corporate site in the world.

Google will save more than $393,000 annually in energy costs - or close to $15 million over the 30-year lifespan of its solar system. At this rate, the system will pay for itself in approximately 7.5 years.

 

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2006/10/16/google-plans-largest-us-corporate-solar-installation/

 

ASU to deploy largest university solar installation

ASU has awarded energy contracts to Honeywell Building Systems, Independent Energy Group and SolEquity to install 2 megawatts of solar electric modules on about 135,000 square feet of building rooftop space and some parking structures on its Tempe campus.

http://asunews.asu.edu/20080617_solar

 

The beauty of "largest" records is that they just keep on growing. Florida Power & Light Company announces the selection of SunPower to build the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in the United States, a 25-megawatt power plant in DeSoto County, Florida, expected to go on-line in 2009,

Governor Schwarzenegger joins Southern California Edison Officials on the rooftop of ProLogis in Fontana, CA, to announce the nation's largest rooftop solar installation project ever proposed by a utility company. It will place 250 megawatts of advanced photovoltaic generating technology on 65 million square feet of unused commercial buildings' rooftops in Southern California--that's enough clean power to serve 162,000 average Southern California homes.  Click on it and see the roof top and hear  him announce the project

http://video.energypolicytv.com/displaypage.php?channel=Solar&vkey=dd1572a8e2b96bfede7b

 

Just some of the headlines:

 

Allentown PA.  /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Renewable Energy on Monday (5/12) announced plans to design, construct and operate a 1.7-megawatt solar system for Schering-Plough Corporation in Summit, N.J. When completed, the green energy project will be the largest rooftop solar installation in the United States.

http://money.aol.com/news/articles/qp/pr/_a/ppl-schering-plough-developing-the/rfid102335345

 

 

Phoenix Suns Team with EI Solutions and Tioga Energy on Solar Energy System

 

KNOXVILLE: 2008 SOLAR AMERICA

 

The Department of Energy

has installed a solar power system made by SunPower Corp. atop the roof of its headquarters in Washington, D.C.

 

Solar Installation planned  For Trenton AMTRAK/NJ Transit Station

 

Southern California Edison Launches Largest Solar Panel Installation In The USA

 

General Motors  to Add 1.2 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Installation at Baltimore Powertrain Plant

 

Atlantic City center begins installation of largest solar roof system in U.S.

 

USA: Hoku Solar and Suntech Power Complete Solar Installation for One of Hawaii's Largest Beverage Distributors

 

US Army plans to build 500 MW solar thermal plant solar thermal plant at Fort Irwin, in California.

San Francisco becoming Sun Francisco, thanks to solar energy initiative

 

NEW ENGLAND'S LARGEST SOLAR POWER INSTALLATION UNVEILED AT STAPLES DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN KILLINGLY, CONN.

 

Solar America have a look

http://www.mwcog.org/uploads/committee-documents/aV5fWlhX20080306082543.ppt

 

The list goes on too numerous to mention . The American Genius  and entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well.

The rest of the world is catching on , more on that later.

 

No Nuclear Waste, no contamination of our air and water and the “Fuel” is free

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