TITLE

Solar Energy

PUB. DATE
June 2015
SOURCE
Solar Energy -- SW;Jun2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Report
ABSTRACT
Businesses today are focusing on energy efficiency as a low-risk method of cutting costs. By exploring alternative energy options, many are finding that in addition to saving money, they can improve facilities and work environment, reduce their carbon footprint and improve the company's image among employees and communities. Solar energy is quickly becoming the most attractive option due to growing federal and state support and incentives, new innovations and the falling costs of installation.
ACCESSION #
60656355

 

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