Konarka Technologies, Inc., an innovator in development and commercialization of Konarka Power PlasticÂ®, a lightweight, flexible organic solar film that converts light to electricity, and Dri-DesignÂ®, manufacturer of the patented Dri-Design Wall Panel System, today announced Konarkaâ€™s Power Plastic solar panels have been integrated into Dri-Designâ€™s metal rainscreen panels for building faÃ§ade applications.
May 14 2012 | Posted in Green Building
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WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Today, on the one year anniversary of the Obama Administrationâ€™s Startup America Initiative, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) is kicking off a second year of â€œAmericaâ€™s Next Top Energy Innovator,â€ a program that allows startup companies to license groundbreaking technologies developed by DOEâ€™s 17 national [...]
Canadian building owners can now undertake retrofits to improve their building’s energy efficiency knowing that energy savings are guaranteed, thanks to the introduction of an innovative new “Energy Savings Warranty” insurance product. The policy, when purchased jointly by engineering and contracting firms that are assisting buildings with energy retrofits, provides a financial backstop for building [...]