solar panels http://wwno.org en Solar Power Flourishing In Lower Ninth Ward http://wwno.org/post/solar-power-flourishing-lower-ninth-ward <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Lower Ninth Ward tops the list of city neighborhoods using solar power. Environmental groups say solar panels are going up on all sorts of homes.</span></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 39717 at http://wwno.org Solar Companies Team Up to Power Super Bowl Weekend http://wwno.org/post/solar-companies-team-power-super-bowl-weekend <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Solar Alternatives, a solar design and installation company based in New Orleans, and Stion, a solar manufacturer in&nbsp;Hattiesburg, are teaming up to install solar panels at New Orleans’ Kingswood Playground as part of the city’s&nbsp;<font color="red">Super</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Bowl</font>&nbsp;festivities this week.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:27:19 +0000 WWNO Staff 28185 at http://wwno.org Solar Panels Crop Up in New Orleans Development http://wwno.org/post/solar-panels-crop-new-orleans-development <p>A new development of affordable housing in Central City, a neighborhood plagued by blight and abandoned houses, is seeing a flourishing of solar panels.</p><p>The Times-Picayune reports that residents in the Harmony Neighborhood Development are putting solar panels on their homes.</p><p>The development, being built by a nonprofit, is being constructed using federal funding to convert blighted and vacant properties into the new affordable housing.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:33:47 +0000 The Associated Press 14541 at http://wwno.org