Thin Film Solar Panels developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
This solar thermal system heats domestic water at the Jefferson County Jail by a glycol ethylene system which circulates through the parabolic trough collectors into a coil system in the 4000 gallon tank.
In his State of the Union speech, President Obama said "nowhere is the promise of innovation greater than in American-made energy." But how close are we to large-scale use of alternative energy sources?
Kansas Citians who replace major appliances with certain energy saving models later this month stand to get a double savings benefit. Once again, federal economic stimulus dollars come into play.
The Kansas City Council gets its facts from the city's Chief Environmental Officer, Dennis Murphy. First, between April 19th through 25th, there will be no Missouri sales tax on certain energy star rated appliances. Kansas City had to choose to opt in to the program.