A news round-up of global hot topics
- Governor Brown to California’s Solar Industry: How Do You Beat the Regulators? – GreenTechSolar: California Governor Jerry Brown charged solar leaders with finding a way to install 12,000 megawatts of distributed solar by 2020. “Find the path through the thicket,” he told them. “On the other side, we will have our solar future.” (more)
- E-Cube: A DIY solar home from Belgium – SmartPlanet: One of the most highly anticipated and closely watched entries for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 is a self-assembled kit for sustainable living from Team Belgium… (more)
- Building Owners Get Help Staying Ahead of New Green Laws – GreenBiz: More than 50 cities, regional governments and nations have enacted rating and disclosure measures to regulate the energy performance of commercial buildings in the past 15 years… (more)
- How smart grid fought off U.S. heat wave – CNET:
The U.S. electricity grid powered through a record-setting heat wave last week with an assist from demand response, an efficiency technique poised for broader use… (more)
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