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News Archives - 2006

January

Walgreens to Install Solar Power on 112 Stores
California Approves $2.9 Billion Solar Energy Initiative
SEIA Guide to Federal Tax Credits

February

Solargenix Breaks Ground on Large Solar Power Plant in Nevada
President Bush Promotes the Advanced Energy Initiative

March

USDA Awards $8.6 Million to Clean Energy Projects
IRS Releases Guidance on Energy Efficiency Tax Credits
Clean Energy Markets to Quadruple by 2015, Says Report

April

Arizona Completes a One-Megawatt Solar Trough Plant

June

DOE Welcomes Your Digital Photos for Energy Star Mosaic Poster
EIA Forecasts Large Growth in World Energy Demand through 2030
Nanosolar to Build the World's Largest Solar Cell Plant

July

Solar-Powered Vehicles Take to the Racetrack and the Water

August

Keynote Speakers Announced for National Renewable Energy Conference
California Utility to Buy 500 Megawatts of Solar Thermal Power
Shuttle Astronauts to Boost Solar Power for the Space Station

September

New World Trade Center Complex to Pursue LEED Gold
Report Shows Rapid Growth in Solar Manufacturing in 2005