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Report: Flat school roofs could bring 5.4 gigawatts of solar energy



Installing solar energy systems on flat school roofs across the country could add 5.4 gigawatts to the national solar capacity, states a report from the Department of Energy and the Solar Foundation. … Read More

Toyota hydrogen-powered sedan makes its debut


  • Manufacturer (U.K.), The

Toyota has introduced its first hydrogen-power sedan for general sale. The automaker says several years of refinement in the car's fuel-cell technology give it a 435-mile range, similar to that of con… Read More

Concrete lining installation up next for Twin Tunnels' westbound lanes in Colo.


  • Summit Daily News (Frisco, Colo.)
  • KXRM-TV/KXTU-TV (Pueblo, Colo.)

Blasting of Colorado's Twin Tunnels project is finished. Next is installation of the tunnels' concrete linings, which will require between 10,000 to 12,000 cubic yards of concrete, according to the Co… Read More