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Authorities: 14 dead after overloaded truck crashes in Texas. In a photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety the wreckage of a pickup truck is seen after it crahed into trees In Goliad County Texas Sunday July 22, 2012. The single vehicle crash in rural South Texas killed at least 11 people and injured 12 others, all passengers in the truck. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Public Safety) Investigation » Agents looking into human smuggling suspicions. McALLEN, Texas • A pickup truck overloaded with illegal immigrants veered off a highway and crashed into trees in rural South Texas, killing at least 14 people and leaving 9 injured, authorities said. U.S. ICE spokesman Greg Palmore said that among the 11 men and three females who died were citizens of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.

Gerald Bryant, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said at least 23 passengers were crammed inside the truck’s cab and bed, including at least two young children whom he saw among the dead. Abundant Energy Inc. Denver Alternative Energy. Astralux Solar Energy Team. WCP Solar Services Home page. South Coast Solar - Your Local Louisiana Solar Electric and Hot Water Contractor. Solar Man Company : Power To The People : Since 1978. Solar Power and Energy For Commercial and Residential Businesses. Southern California's Most Trusted Solar Panel Installer. Colorado Continental. Los Angeles solar Installers. Why Solar Installers Conduct Evaluations in the Winter. Solar Industry: Content / Products & Technology / Valentin Software Introduces Solar Design And Sales Tool.

Valentin Software Inc. has released PV*SOL basic, a new tool for the design and sales of residential and commercial photovoltaic systems.

Solar Industry: Content / Products & Technology / Valentin Software Introduces Solar Design And Sales Tool

According to the company, this tool allows solar contractors, sales representatives and engineers to design PV systems from digital photos of customers' homes and create professional proposals with detailed financial analysis and photo-quality graphics of proposed systems on their customers' roofs. PV*SOL basic, which was developed specifically for the U.S. market, can eliminate the need to perform site visits or reduce their time and increase their safety.

Contractors can save time that was traditionally spent on tracking solar incentives, electricity rates, product specifications and climate data, and on performing system design calculations, the company says. SOURCE: Valentin Software Inc. Sustainable Energy Jobs. Welcome to OpenSolar - Platform for the Solar Web. The most powerful states for solar - Jan. 13. By Shelley DuBois, writer-reporterJanuary 13, 2011: 7:47 AM ET FORTUNE -- It turns out that subsidies -- not the sun -- are what really drive solar projects.

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Photovoltaic plants simply aren't cost-efficient without tax breaks and other government carrots. California leads the country in photovoltaic projects, thanks to a 2006 act that offers rebates to homeowners and businesses that go green. But the Northeast is also, somewhat counterintuitively, a big solar player. In 2009, 10 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states formed an alliance that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions 10% by 2018. California outshines all others when it comes to photovoltaic capacity, with about 900 megawatts. An early adopter of solar energy, Colorado ranks No. 22 in population but No. 3 in installed photovoltaic capacity.

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