SUNPO SOLAR POWER
The solarCity is an integrated solar village for 1300 households on the outskirts of Linz. Construction will be completed by 2005 and will include other infrastructure, including shops, schools, and a 7-km tram rail line to the city center.
How do you measure industry impact? When it comes to the Energy Department’s investment in solar research, the ways — and the impacts — are numerous. In 2012, solar energy technologies have continued to advance at a record pace.
On October 13, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 wrapped up. Even though the sun has set at the Solar Decathlon village and students have gone home, their hard work is having a lasting effect on sustainable design and our nation’s clean energy leaders.
During the 1950’s there was a fuel supply shortage in Israel and restrictions were placed on when people could heat their water. Many Israelis started to purchase solar water heaters.