The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria. LEED was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and provides a suite of standards for… Continue reading LEED

Large scale solar power

Parabolic troughs in concentrating solar power plant

Large scale solar power produces large quantities of energy from commercial scale facilities using technologies such as: External links Wikipedia links

Million solar roofs initiative

The Million Solar Roofs Intiative (MSRI) is an initiative in the United States to install solar panels on roofs to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and nuclear power. Established in 1997 as a national global climate change initiative, the MSRI is steadily gathering momentum toward its goal of seeing that 1,000,000 new solar energy systems are installed… Continue reading Million solar roofs initiative