The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced three new winners of Solar America Showcases awards in Richmond, California:
- Sequoia Foundation (Berkeley, CA)
- Forest City, Hawaii (Ohana and the Big Island, HI)
- National Community Builders (Columbus, OH)
The Solar America Showcases effort is run by DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Program and provides technical assistance to large solar energy installation projects that are highly visible, novel, and replicable throughout the nation.
All Solar America Showcases projects receive free DOE technical assistance utilizing experts from the national laboratories, universities, and a competitively selected engineering firm funded in fiscal year 2009. These competitions are part of DOE’s strategy to accelerate and advance solar energy technology adoption and integration.
Source: DOE EERE News Release
April 30, 2009