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Earth Day Fair Saturday includes electric cars and solar information - Woburn Daily Times

Solar Home News - April 19, 2017 - 2:35pm

Woburn Daily Times

Earth Day Fair Saturday includes electric cars and solar information
Woburn Daily Times
The fair has a larger selection than ever of energy saving products for the home and gasoline savings for autos. Also solar panels for the home, electric heat pumps for efficiently heating and cooling will be on display. Many local town committees ...

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Encinitas Educational Foundation partners with solar provider - Seaside Courier

Solar Home News - April 19, 2017 - 8:17am

Seaside Courier

Encinitas Educational Foundation partners with solar provider
Seaside Courier
The Encinitas Educational Foundation and Sullivan Solar Power are partnering to implement a solar program that will positively impact the Encinitas and Carlsbad communities through education, financial support and the expansion of renewable energy ...

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Florida House bill would make solar installations a pain | R Street ... - R Street

Solar Home News - April 19, 2017 - 5:43am

Florida House bill would make solar installations a pain | R Street ...
R Street
If you think getting home improvements approved and ultimately completed in Florida is a hassle now, if monopoly power companies get their way, just wait until ...

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School bus retrofitted into solar-powered tiny home is just 25k - Inhabitat

Solar Home News - April 19, 2017 - 3:00am

Inhabitat

School bus retrofitted into solar-powered tiny home is just 25k
Inhabitat
If you're in the market for a unique, mobile tiny house to call home, check out this quirky 1997 Thomas Built school-bus-to-mobile-home conversion. The 203 square foot cozy cabin on wheels is topped with solar panels, and it can be yours for a cool 24,900.

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Shopping around for solar installers could reap biggest rewards ... - The Denver Post

Solar Home News - April 18, 2017 - 3:04am

The Denver Post

Shopping around for solar installers could reap biggest rewards ...
The Denver Post
Custom Solar's Houston Sherer works to install solar panels on a home on May 10 , 2016 in Boulder. By Aldo Svaldi | asvaldi@denverpost.com | The Denver ...

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The Best Way To Get Cheap Solar: Shop Around - Fast Company

Solar Home News - April 17, 2017 - 12:05pm

Fast Company

The Best Way To Get Cheap Solar: Shop Around
Fast Company
It's possible that household solar isn't yet a well-functioning market–with transparent prices and companies that compete vigorously for your business. [Chart: National Renewable Energy Laboratory ] The results are intriguing because you'd normally ...
Tuesday's Editorial: Debt is a growing issue in federal budgetFlorida Times-Union

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Solar finds a home in Millvale as Ecodistrict grows - NEXTpittsburgh - NEXTpittsburgh

Solar Home News - April 17, 2017 - 8:03am

NEXTpittsburgh

Solar finds a home in Millvale as Ecodistrict grows - NEXTpittsburgh
NEXTpittsburgh
After devastating floods in 2004, Millvale is close to establishing a long-term goal of an independent, solar-powered energy hub.

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Let's enact tax deductions for all solar-energy installations - Athens NEWS

Solar Home News - April 16, 2017 - 6:38pm

Let's enact tax deductions for all solar-energy installations
Athens NEWS
However it appears that affordable home battery storage systems are becoming available that could also reduce or eliminate transmission lines. Other benefits will be that the new home solar generation will encourage every homeowner to be more aware of ...

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Concerns heard over Dryden solar installations - Ithaca Journal

Solar Home News - April 16, 2017 - 11:37am

Ithaca Journal

Concerns heard over Dryden solar installations
Ithaca Journal
The next public hearing regarding this proposal will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Town Hall. Information about the project is available at www.dryden.ny.us. See the link “Information on Large Scale Solar Facilities” on the home page. For ...

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Tesla API Tapped To Display Tesla & Solar Home Energy Data – Video - InsideEVs

Solar Home News - April 15, 2017 - 12:17pm

InsideEVs

Tesla API Tapped To Display Tesla & Solar Home Energy Data – Video
InsideEVs
Splunk is a program that manages machine data. It takes inputted data and makes it more easy to access, organize, and understand. DeRage went to great lengths to use Splunk to create a dashboard that combines and displays his Tesla Model S data with ...

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Cumberland County solar farm providing power to 25,000 homes ... - Greensboro News & Record

Solar Home News - April 15, 2017 - 9:43am

Greensboro News & Record

Cumberland County solar farm providing power to 25,000 homes ...
Greensboro News & Record
FAYETTEVILLE —A massive solar farm near Hope Mills is turning the sun's rays into enough electricity to power about 25000 homes.

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New Jersey Resources Home Services' Solar Lease Program 'Is the Bright Choice' - The SandPaper

Solar Home News - April 14, 2017 - 5:08pm

The SandPaper

New Jersey Resources Home Services' Solar Lease Program 'Is the Bright Choice'
The SandPaper
Take advantage of New Jersey Resources Home Services' residential solar program and join the thousands of New Jersey homeowners who are harnessing the power of the sun. Through April 30, NJRHS is offering a solar lease with no down payment; ...

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This solar-powered device harvests water from dry air - CNET

Solar Home News - April 14, 2017 - 3:43pm

CNET

This solar-powered device harvests water from dry air
CNET
Professor Omar Yaghi, one of the senior scientists on the project, is calling the harvester "personalized water." He envisions a future where water is supplied "off-grid, where you have a device at home running on ambient solar for delivering water ...
Solar-powered device turns air into drinkable waterNew York Post
Researchers develop solar-powered device to harvest water in the desertInhabitat
Solar-Powered Dehumidifier Pulls Fresh Water Out of Thin AirMental Floss
Phys.Org -The Independent -Nature World News
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Sungevity's messy solar bankruptcy leaves customers on the hook - San Francisco Chronicle

Solar Home News - April 14, 2017 - 9:33am

San Francisco Chronicle

Sungevity's messy solar bankruptcy leaves customers on the hook
San Francisco Chronicle
Then on March 9, he and more than 300 of his colleagues were laid off. “I think everyone was pretty blindsided by it,” Moses said. He received a FedEx delivery at his home in Oakland that included a note telling him he was no longer employed at ...

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Forget solar panels, your home could one day be heated using hot sand - Wired.co.uk

Solar Home News - April 14, 2017 - 5:15am

Wired.co.uk

Forget solar panels, your home could one day be heated using hot sand
Wired.co.uk
Italian company Magaldi is exploiting that fact to harvest solar rays in a novel way. Its Solar Thermo Electric Magaldi (STEM) system, in Milazzo, Sicily, uses an array of 786 seven-square-metre heliostats to reflect sunlight on to a large mirror. This ...

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New Homes In California Community Feature Solar Panels As Standard Feature - CleanTechnica

Solar Home News - April 14, 2017 - 3:10am

New Homes In California Community Feature Solar Panels As Standard Feature
CleanTechnica
A new residential development by Lafferty Communities in Manteca, California, will come with a valuable perk. Every one of the 126 single-family homes in the new Oakwood Shores neighborhood will come with 8 solar panels from SolarWorld. Each 2.72 ...

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Australian home builder offers solar plus batteries as standard - Treehugger

Solar Home News - April 13, 2017 - 10:09pm

Treehugger

Australian home builder offers solar plus batteries as standard
Treehugger
Not so long ago, we thought it was a big deal when home builders started offering solar as a standard option. Now Australian builder Arden Homes is going one step further—they are offering solar and battery storage as standard. It's a little unclear ...

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Home solar panel installations at five-year highs in Australia - Xinhua

Solar Home News - April 13, 2017 - 7:04pm

ABC Online

Home solar panel installations at five-year highs in Australia
Xinhua
Johnston said there was no doubt recent crippling blackouts, in which up to 100,000 homes in South Australia were left without power during a searing heatwave earlier in the year, had caused a number of residents to consider installing their own solar ...
Solar panel installations 'skyrocket' in AustraliaABC Online

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Cumberland County solar farm providing power to 25000 homes - Fayetteville Observer

Solar Home News - April 13, 2017 - 2:11pm

Fayetteville Observer

Cumberland County solar farm providing power to 25000 homes
Fayetteville Observer
A massive solar farm near Hope Mills is turning the sun's rays into enough electricity to power about 25,000 homes. The 78.5 megawatt solar farm became fully operational Dec. 15 under a power purchase agreement between Duke Energy and Cypress ...

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Solar co-ops help homeowners harness the sun's energy - Newsworks.org

Solar Home News - April 13, 2017 - 9:22am

Solar co-ops help homeowners harness the sun's energy
Newsworks.org
The house is forward-looking in another sense. To see why, you only have to look up at the 34 shiny, brand new solar panels arrayed on the roof. When the mini power plant is connected, it should produce enough electricity to power everything in the ...

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