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    News Archives - 2004

    January

    New Solar Power Systems in California and Nevada Break Records
    Zero Energy Home Displayed at International Builder's Show

    February

    Audubon Center Uses Only Solar Energy, Earns Greenest Rating
    Two Large Solar Power Systems On Order in California
    Arizona Corporation Commission and PV
    Zero-Energy Homes

    March

    Solar Power Companies Reach New Heights in Efficiency
    New York's Solaire: High-rise Solar
    Massachusetts to Build a 500-Kilowatt Solar Power Plant

    April

    WorldWater in Iraq
    California County to Add 1.11 Megawatts of Solar Power
    Western Governors Call for More Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
    Four Companies Launch New Mexico Solar Energy Project

    May

    United States and United Kingdom Team Up on Clean Energy
    DOE and Alliance to Save Energy Launch New Energy-Saving Campaign

    June

    Long Island Power to Negotiate with FPL Energy for Offshore Wind Plant
    Energy Star Expands to Include Commercial Building Design
    Navajo Utility Installs 63 Solar and Wind Power Systems
    BP Releases "Statistical Review of World Energy 2004"
    New York Olympics Bid Includes Wind- and Solar-Powered Stadium
    Innovative Solar Manufacturing Plant Opens in Canada

    July

    USDA Awards Grants for Wind and Solar Energy Projects
    Political Conventions to Use Clean Power and Mass Transit
    DOE Breaks Ground on New Energy Research Building
    Water Treatment Plant Meets Daytime Needs with Solar Power

    August

    New High-Efficiency High-Rise Breaks Ground in Manhattan
    Solar Sails Pass NASA Tests

    September

    Arizona Utilities Expand Solar Energy Incentives
    After 20 Years, California Solar Project Reaches 3.2 Megawatts
    Solar Car Sets Record Distance, but Tragedy Mars Related Tour
    Energy-Efficient Solar Homes Sprouting Up Nationwide
    DOE's Reorganization of its EERE Office Earns Praise
    Rhode Island Solar
    National Solar Tour Kicks Off on October 2nd

    October

    USDA Requests Public Comment on Renewable, Efficiency Program Rules
    Connecticut Offers $1.8 Million in Solar Power Rebates
    California Postal Facility Installs Largest Federal Solar Array
    USDA Awards $2.1 Million to 16 Renewable Energy Projects
    BP Solar to Boost U.S. Production of Solar Cells and Modules

    November

    DOE Support of CSP
    California, Solar Electric for Homes
    Sandia and SES to Build Solar Dish Engine Systems

    December

    State Technologies Advancement Collaborative Launches New Site
    Sam Bodman Nominated as Secretary of Energy
    Bay-Area Postal Facilities to Combine Efficiency, Fuel Cell, and Solar Power
    Major Corporations Buy 62 Megawatts of Green Power in 2004