Posts Tagged ‘Solar Power’

Church to build 5,000-plus solar power panel array Comments 0

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

The largest independent social services agency in the District of Columbia (DC) region, Catholic Charities, is about to build DC’s biggest ground-based solar array. Once built, Catholic Charities says the 2-megawatt array will be the biggest project approved in DC. The project’s benefits look promising. Consisting of 5,000-plus panels, the array will provide enough renewable Read more

Church asks council for $500,000 loan to fund solar farm Comments 0

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Work on a multi-million dollar mega solar farm to power 400 low-income households in one of Hawke’s Bay’s poorest suburbs could begin as soon as December, the developer says. Power to the People, a charitable trust formed through St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Hastings, hopes to set up a solar farm in Flaxmere with a Read more

Philippine Catholic shrine to go 100 percent green Comments 0

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Tapping into greener power, a popular Catholic shrine in Manila is taking steps toward becoming the first church in the Philippine capital to be completely solar-powered. The National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, a shrine operated by the Redemptorists, will be installing solar panels in the coming months. Brother Ciriaco Santiago, head of Read more

Church in Guam installs solar panels on roof Comments 0

Friday, November 1st, 2013

188 solar panels are to be installed on the roof of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at Yona, in Guam. They will supply about 65% of the church’s electricity needs. This will be the second solar panel array installed on a church owned building at the Yona. Last December, St. Francis Catholic School turned Read more

Solar power lights up in Saint Mary’s in Gisborne Comments 0

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

As more and more New Zealanders consider alternative power supplies, a Gisborne church will be praying for sunshine. Saint Mary Star of the Sea has invested in five-watt solar panels on the roof of the parish building in Campion Road. Father Yvan Sergy says the panels will be installed in the second week of August, Read more