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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