Solar power, photovoltaics and photocells are words that are starting to appear everywhere. Newspapers and trade publications are full of information about solar technology. Funding is available to help offset some of the costs of installation and the use of photocells. With technological advances and potential funding sources to make it more attractive, now may be the time to consider the sun as a source to supply energy for your business.
In the 1970s, locals from the small idyllic village of Wyhl in Baden, Germany, campaigned against the powerful nuclear lobby and successfully halted construction of a nuclear power plant. Along with that opposition was a man named Rolf Disch, who has become one of the most famous solar pioneers in Germany. And his story throws light on the power of solar architecture to transform lives.
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The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) is hosting the Green Business Expo on Wednesday, August 25 from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The interactive expo will focus on the economic realities of green building and environmental quality of life improvements. The expo’s exhibits will display cost saving opportunities for public and private enterprises that provide environmental returns for the citizens of Louisiana.
Joule Energy will be 1 of 9 featured presenters at the expo. Joule’s, Julian Thomas will give an over view of PV Technology and will explain how homeowner’s can use tax credits to significantly lower the cost of the system. Julian will also break down the savings created by going solar.