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carport (or car porch)

An open-air roofed structure used to house vehicles at a residence. Contrast with a garage, which must be completely enclosed.

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10 letter from Helen and Jerry Hudson about their and their four neighbors' illegal carports in Springfield.
ENVISION Solar will, in turn, offer the industry's only complete "turn-key" solution for Solar Grove carports -- providing a "Single Point of Contract" that includes feasibility studies, design and engineering, contract management, entitlement/permit process guidance, construction, installation, financing options, system monitoring, and site maintenance.
The solar carport will be used to recharge electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
"I didn't think (my carport) hurt anybody," said Gary Huffman of Bonnie Lane in northeast Springfield, who dismantled and moved his side-yard structure after receiving notice.
But Mrs Howe said Mrs Blowers was unreasonable and had removed guttering from the carport because it pushed the width of the roof slightly over her boundary.
The Vallecitos Water District (VWD) in San Marcos, Calif., yesterday dedicated its solar photovoltaic (PV) carport system designed and installed by SPG Solar Inc.
To cut costs, the owners did much of the finish work, building the bookcases, counters, cabinets, and carport; installing the wood floor; and painting.
BMW AG (Xetra: BMW), a Germany-based automaker, is displaying its solar carport concept in Los Angeles.
AGENT: Jackson Rose PRICE: pounds 244,950 KEY FEATURES: Central heating Double glazing Lounge Dining/sitting room Fitted kitchen Three bedrooms Extended bathroom Carport Garage Neat rear garden
The company said that this initial container of battery product coincides with the construction of solar and battery powered carports being fabricated with parts manufactured by another Powin Corporation subsidiary, Quality Bending and Fabrication.
Washington Ave., a carport and Suburban SUV in the carport all on fire.