(Updated with new photo) The 30-year-old Ronald McDonald House in San Diego, a 47-bedroom facility that serves as a shelter for families with seriously ill children in local hospitals, is the first of the non-profit’s facilities to invest in solar technology. The installation was undertaken to reduce electricity costs so that more of the charity’s…

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A Ronald McDonald House in San Diego, which supports families with seriously ill children at local hospitals, has plugged into the sun with a new solar photovoltaic array. July 1, 2010Ronald McDonald House Installs Solar Attachments Sunpluggers July 1, 2010

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Ronald McDonald House Charities, which supports families with seriously ill children at local hospitals, has installed a 116-kW roof-mounted photovoltaic solar electric system at its facility in San Diego to create a sustainable environment and to offset power costs. This is the first Ronald McDonald House in California to use solar power. July 1, 2010…

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The new Ronald McDonald House in San Diego is going green with a large solar panel array and the pursuit of a LEED certification. July 1, 2010 Ronald McDonald House goes green Attachments mothernaturenetwork7.1.10.pdf

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Upland resident Matthew Taylor looked into solar energy for his home last year in order to save on his mounting electricity bill. Months after installing solar panels his monthly bill is virtually nothing, he said. The company that helped him go solar is One Block Off the Grid, or 1BOG, which launched a campaign to…

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A San Francisco company plans to launch a campaign Monday to convince Inland Southern California homeowners that when it comes to going solar, they can find strength in numbers. The company, called One Block Off the Grid, says it has arranged a 15 percent group discount for those who sign up in the next three…

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Thin-film PV developer AQT has entered into partnerships with a module manufacturer and systems installer/developer to drive the delivery and deployment of AQT’s CIGS solar cells into commercial projects later this year. May 24, 2010 CIGS cell developer AQT partners with module maker Solar Enertech, systems integrator Helio Energy Solutions Attachment PV Tech AQT Helio…

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AQT, a developer of copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) thin-film solar cells, has signed new partnerships with Solar Enertech and Helio Energy Solutions. These agreements are designed to help drive the delivery and deployment of AQT’s solar cells into commercial projects this year, according to the company. May 24, 2010 AQT Enters Partnerships With Solar…

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