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June 9, 1992
Utility Power Group in Chatsworth was among seven companies receiving three-year contracts from the U. S. Department of Energy to further develop photovoltaic technology used in solar energy. Utility Power, a privately held producer of solar panels, received a $7.2-million award to advance its manufacturing abilities. The Energy Department overall awarded $52.6 million to the seven companies, which also included a $10-million award to Siemens Solar Industries in Camarillo.
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BUSINESS
June 9, 1992
Utility Power Group in Chatsworth was among seven companies receiving three-year contracts from the U. S. Department of Energy to further develop photovoltaic technology used in solar energy. Utility Power, a privately held producer of solar panels, received a $7.2-million award to advance its manufacturing abilities. The Energy Department overall awarded $52.6 million to the seven companies, which also included a $10-million award to Siemens Solar Industries in Camarillo.
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BUSINESS
May 14, 1989
The Viewpoints page of April 30 had two well-written attempts to put the recent cold fusion excitement into perspective. However, when Michael Schrage ("It's a Big Leap From Lab to the Payoff") implied that photovoltaic technology (direct sunlight-to-electricity conversion) has failed to live up to its promise, he exposes a need for publishing the following facts: 1) Tens of thousands of photovoltaic systems are providing clean, safe and reliable electricity worldwide for a wide range of applications.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1989
The Viewpoints page of April 30 had two well-written attempts to put the recent cold fusion excitement into perspective. However, when Michael Schrage ("It's a Big Leap From Lab to the Payoff") implied that photovoltaic technology (direct sunlight-to-electricity conversion) has failed to live up to its promise, he exposes a need for publishing the following facts: 1) Tens of thousands of photovoltaic systems are providing clean, safe and reliable electricity worldwide for a wide range of applications.
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November 6, 1997 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The deregulation of the California electricity marketplace heated up as manufacturing giant TRW Inc. said Wednesday that it has signed a deal with an out-of-state utility to power its 44 facilities in California. The TRW move was spurred by a program announced Monday by the California Manufacturers Assn. to provide energy services to its 1,000 members through a contract with the same utility, Montana Power Group of Butte, Mont.
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