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Largest rooftop solar project underway in the U.K.


  • Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production online (U.K.)

The largest installation of a rooftop solar panel array in the U.K. is under construction. The system will encompass 900,000 square feet and is expected to produce 5,000 megawatt-hours of energy annua… Read More

Farmland mitigation planned as part of Calif. high-speed rail


  • Bakersfield Californian, The

The California Department of Conservation and the California High-Speed Rail Authority are working together to preserve farmland in the Central Valley that will be lost during the construction of a $6… Read More

Concrete spillway construction set to begin at Ala. dam


  • Cullman Times (Ala.)

Erosion control work is almost complete at the $110 million Duck River Dam in Alabama, and construction is about to begin on the concrete spillway. When complete, the reservoir will contain a 640-acre… Read More