Commercial

Solar in Middle East: Dubai eases approval requirements to boost rooftop solar

The Dubai authorities will ease approval requirements for the installation of rooftop solar panels, potentially trimming construction time by up to a month and stoking demand from clients. Approved contractors received an emailed notification from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on Thursday that certain requirements were no longer necessary for the no objection […]

Onyx Solar Receives Contract for World’s Largest PV Skylight

Onyx Solar won a contract to supply 60,000 square feet of semi-transparent photovoltaic glass for Somerset Development’s Bell Works Complex in Holmdel, New Jersey. The project is part of the complete revitalization of the two-million-square-foot former Bell Labs facility into a mixed-use “metroburb” community. Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, the building’s existing glass will be replaced […]

Latest look: Apple is covering its $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus with solar panels

New videos by drone pilot Matthew Roberts and journalist Duncan Sinfield shows Apple’s $5 billion campus project in Cupertino, California, starting to really take shape. The clip shows that much of the exterior glass has been attached to the building, and that the company has installed a huge number of solar panels on its roof. Apple is expecting to […]