Panasonic Corp. and Tesla Motors have recently signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the U.S., known as the Gigafactory.
Rocky Mountain Institute recently released a report with Georgia Tech Research Institute entitled “Lessons from Australia: Reducing Solar PV Costs Through Installation Labor Efficiency,” which identifies on-the-ground opportunities for the U.S. market to reduce solar photovoltaic system costs and accelerate residential and commercial customer adoption.
It’s the dream of flea market aficionados everywhere—to find something of value in what otherwise might just get thrown away. Similarly, cars, airplanes and industrial processes throw away waste heat every day, and researchers are working to harness that energy in order to produce electricity.
Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that it will enable the avoidance of as much as six times the AGC Group’s own annual CO2 emissions in 2020 through its energy-saving and energy-creating products.
The high-volume facility that manufactures dynamically tintable SageGlass®, a product of Saint-Gobain, has achieved Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) rating system.