Solar heating and cooling News for March 2010

Solar heating and cooling News Archive

Regulator funds US279m for renewable energy projects

The New York State Public Service Commission has approved US$279 million over five years for renewable energy projects, part of the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).

Solar energy could provide 10% of US energy

Solar power could meet 10% of energy needs in the United States by 2030, and reduce the US$350 billion to import oil every year.

Solar cooling market ripe

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety BMU is promoting a widespread test for solar air-conditioning, also known as solar cooling systems.

Renewable energy in Australia is “largely undeveloped”

The Government of Australia has released its first national Energy Resource Assessment, concluding that wind energy and other renewable energy sources are expected to become increasingly significant.

Scotland should support off-grid renewable energy

Targets for climate change are ambitious but are achievable if the Scottish Government considers support for green heat and other non-traded energy.