Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016

Owens Corning Continues ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ Declares Significant Emissions Reductions in 2016

Owens Corning operates a lot of furnaces around the world that use a lot of energy. It is focused on energy reduction and on its greenhouse gas impact. And by the fall of each year, it identifies those projects where it can make such a … Read more…

Owens Corning Increases Solar Footprint

Owens Corning Increases Solar Footprint

Owens Corning and Constellation have completed a new 2.4-megawatt (DC) solar generation project at Owens Corning’s headquarters in Toledo, Ohio. The new system is expected to generate 3 million kWh of electricity per year, based on the first year production. Located above 935 parking canopy … Read more…

3 NY Businesses Install CHP Turbines from GEM Energy

3 NY Businesses Install CHP Turbines from GEM Energy

Three New York-area businesses are installing Capstone combined heating and power (CHP) turbine systems from GEM Energy: Syracuse VA Medical Center; Owens Corning’s Delmar insulation plant in Feura Bush; and Harbec’s plastics manufacturing facility in Ontario. The Syracuse VA Medical Center is installing eight natural gas-fueled … Read more…

Owens Corning Building Solar Carport at Toledo HQ

Owens Corning Building Solar Carport at Toledo HQ

Owens Corning is seeking a permit to deploy a 2.4 MW solar canopy system in the parking lot of its Toledo, Ohio, headquarters, the Toledo Blade reports. The panels will generate about 3 million kWh per year — close to 30 percent of the facility’s … Read more…

Controversial Ohio Energy Efficiency Bill Gets Rewritten

Controversial Ohio Energy Efficiency Bill Gets Rewritten

Ohio legislators were supposed to vote this week on Senate Bill 58 to change energy efficiency mandates and renewable energy requirements, but Ohio Republican Sen. William Seitz, chairman of the Senate Public Utilities Committee and lead sponsor of the bill, abruptly cancelled the committee’s scheduled … Read more…

Ohio Industrial Customers Split Over Efficiency Bill

Ohio Industrial Customers Split Over Efficiency Bill

A utility backed energy efficiency and renewable energy bill before the Ohio Senate has divided the business community, with some endorsing changes in the programs and others opting for the status quo. As reported by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, a corporate letter-writing campaign over the … Read more…

Solar Update: Architectural Grille, Owens Corning, Rio Rancho Schools

Solar Update: Architectural Grille, Owens Corning, Rio Rancho Schools

Architectural Grille, a Brooklyn, NY-based firm that makes metalwork for use in HVAC, hired Solar Energy Systems to construct a roof-mounted 312 kW solar system on its factory (pictured). Designed to produce 365,000 kWh annually, the array will offset a majority of the company’s electric … Read more…

Solar: Owens Corning Builds 2.6 MW On-Site, Suniva Expands Module Operations, Walmart Celebrates Mass. Solar

Solar: Owens Corning Builds 2.6 MW On-Site, Suniva Expands Module Operations, Walmart Celebrates Mass. Solar

Building materials manufacturer Owens Corning is building a 2.6 MW (DC) solar generation project at its thermal and acoustical insulation plant in Delmar, NY. Scheduled for completion in late 2013, the solar project is designed to supply more than 6 percent of the plant’s annual … Read more…

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