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GlaxoSmithKline to Build World’s Largest Solar Array

November 9, 2010 / 4 Comments

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world, has plans to incorporate eco-friendly energy to meet their power needs. The company is focusing on building a solar rooftop array at their distribution center in York, a city in the State of Pennsylvania, and construction is expected to be complete by December 2010.

Wal-Mart Installing Massive Solar Array in California

January 26, 2010 / No Comments

Wal-Mart have been contributing their fair shair of trouble to their environment, but that doesn't mean that they can't be nice every once in a while. Just now, they've installed about 5300 solar panels in California, where its Apple Valley distribution center is located. The panels will be used to provide energy to the distribution center, which has quite the ...

Solar Satellite to Beam Energy to Earth Via Infrared Laser: Will We Finally See It?

January 20, 2010 / 1 Comment

The idea of generating power from the sun with solar panels directly in space is certainly nothing new - in fact, it's over thirty years old, and perhaps that's why it doesn't really sparkle any interest when it's suggested anymore. However, Europe's biggest space company seems to be looking for partners to launch an actual demonstration solar power mission.

Canada’s Loyalty One Building Gets the Country’s Largest Rooftop Solar Panel Array

December 10, 2009 / 1 Comment

The Loyalty One building, from where the Air Miles rewards programs are managed, has just been equipped with the biggest rooftop solar panel system in the entire Canada. The system's capacity isn't that impressive compared to other installations around the world - just 165 kW, but it's perfectly enough for the entire building, thanks to the LEED silver and gold ...