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Thursday, March 14, 2002
Tata BP Solar
, a joint venture of the Tata Power Co. and BP Solar, have developed building integrated photovoltaic
(BIPV) modules that provide heat and sound insulation to buildings as well as solar electricity. Testing on the the BIPV modules in the United States should be completed in about a month. In addition to BIPV, the company plans to introduce wind-PV hybrid devices for road safety, disaster management and other uses, plus a new solar cooker and efficient lighting kits. They have opened a chain of retail stores in India, as well as an export operation. 12:25:04 AM
Mass Megawatts Power
has an array design for wind turbines that they claim will cut wind power from 4 to 2.5 cents per kwh, thanks to cheap mass produced components and easier maintenance. According to SolarAccess.com, GE Plastics is working with Mass Megawatts to research injection molding for the mass production of plastic blades. 12:19:39 AM
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