Robert Allen: Solar Energy is Here to Stay -With Video

Last December, the city of Rochester installed a solar roof on its fire station. Two months later, the owners of the Rochester Hills-based company that fabricated the roof found themselves sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union Address. “It looks like we touched a nerve,” said Robert Allen, who owns Luma Resources and Allen Brothers Roofing along with his brother Gary. “If I could have captured the amount of interest … it would have been off the charts. We didn’t … [Read more...]

Department of Energy Labor & Economic Growth and City of Rochester Announce Installation of Solar Roofing System

December 15, 2010 – The Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth officials and the City of Rochester Mayor Jeffrey Cuthbertson announce installation of a solar roofing system to the city’s firehouse – making it the first in Michigan. The announcement will be made today at 3:00 p.m. at Fire Station #1 located at 227 East Second Street in Rochester. The City of Rochester awarded the contract to New Energy Solutions, LLC of Milford for installation of a 9200 Watt Integrated … [Read more...]