A New Hampshire pub, whose history dates back to the 1930s, is getting a 21st century overhaul, with the addition of a 126-panel solar array. Construction of the system for the Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille will be carried out by groSolar and get underway in the coming weeks.
Spanish solar panel manufacturer, Isofoton, has revealed plans to install solar power units at 300 schools in Rwanda, Africa. The project will cost the company around US$7.5 million.
Construction work on New Zealand’s largest off-grid solar power system is underway. The Motutapu Island project is being managed by the Department of Conservation and will generate at least 65,000kWh annually.
Schneider Electric’s off-grid 1.4kW facility has been providing the Madagascan town of Marovato, and its 120 residents, with a reliable electricity supply for the past year and a half.
In the closing months of 2008, IBC Solar, Liechtenstein Development Service and the VAF finished work a joint venture to install a solar power system at Peace House in Kabul, Afghanistan.