Posts Tagged ‘Solar Power’

Philippine diocese becomes first to switch to solar power Comments 0

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

The Vatican has praised a Philippine diocese for becoming the first in the entire Catholic Church to adopt renewable energy. Vatican officials have released a document offering a guide for Catholics on how to take care of the earth as God’s creation and man’s “common home,” citing the diocese’s response to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Read more

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