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Power crises to propel Africa Off Grid Solar Lighting Market: Kenya to dominate the regional landscape over 2016-2024 - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Solar Home News - March 27, 2017 - 4:53am

Power crises to propel Africa Off Grid Solar Lighting Market: Kenya to dominate the regional landscape over 2016-2024
AltEnergyMag (press release)
Large Solar Home Systems, Solar Lanterns, and Solar Home Systems are the major products of Africa Off Grid Solar Lighting Industry. Solar Lanterns, which dominated the product landscape in 2015, are predicted to favor Africa Off Grid Solar Lighting ...

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KPUB makes solar selection - Community journal

Solar Home News - March 26, 2017 - 9:06pm

KPUB makes solar selection
Community journal
On March 14, Kerrville Public Utility Board announced its selection by the Department of Energy SunShot Initiative's “Solar in Your Community Challenge” to participate in a $5 million prize competition aimed to expand solar electricity access. The U.S ...

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Maine business equips sheds with solar panels for better energy return - Press Herald

Solar Home News - March 26, 2017 - 5:45pm

Press Herald

Maine business equips sheds with solar panels for better energy return
Press Herald
After a solar shed is bought, Insource Renewables gives the buyer directions and offers advice on where to place the shed for sun exposure. After it's placed, an electrician from Insource Renewables can connect the solar power to the house or a local ...

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91 percent of New Orleans buildings are solar power 'viable ... - NOLA.com

Solar Home News - March 26, 2017 - 5:33pm

NOLA.com

91 percent of New Orleans buildings are solar power 'viable ...
NOLA.com
Jefferson Parish yields even higher results: the app figures 92 percent of all buildings are potentially solar-viable.

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Solar sheds provide solution for getting the most out of your solar panels - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Solar Home News - March 26, 2017 - 1:51pm

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Solar sheds provide solution for getting the most out of your solar panels
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
After a solar shed is bought, Insource Renewables gives the buyer directions and offers advice on where to place the shed for the most sun exposure. After it's placed, an electrician from Insource Renewables can connect the solar power to the house or ...

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Babcock Ranch | Lennar | Home Building - The Real Deal - The Real Deal Magazine

Solar Home News - March 26, 2017 - 8:00am

The Real Deal Magazine

Babcock Ranch | Lennar | Home Building - The Real Deal
The Real Deal Magazine
Miami-based Lennar will build 180 homes at Babcock Ranch, a master-planned development near Fort Myers that will run mainly on solar power.

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Construction to begin next month on Shoreham solar power project - Newsday

Solar Home News - March 26, 2017 - 2:46am

Newsday

Construction to begin next month on Shoreham solar power project
Newsday
A megawatt of solar in New York powers around 175 homes, according to the Solar Energy Industry Association. Invenergy had bigger ambitions. Last year it bid on a project to build a 100-megawatt array at the EPCAL industrial park in Calverton, but ...

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Petaluma's Enphase Energy strives to survive as solar industry transforms - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Solar Home News - March 25, 2017 - 11:18pm

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Petaluma's Enphase Energy strives to survive as solar industry transforms
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
And one of its recent products, an encased home battery system, is making its U.S. debut just as the rules governing solar energy rates are changing in California, home to half the nation's solar production. Due to the rate change, new rooftop solar ...

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Home solar panels didn't raise cost, they lowered it: Letters - The Daily Breeze

Solar Home News - March 24, 2017 - 11:34pm

Home solar panels didn't raise cost, they lowered it: Letters
The Daily Breeze
Alternative fact alert! The editorial claimed that Democrats are trying to increase housing costs by introducing legislation to require solar panels on new housing. It was asserted that this proposed legislation by state Sen. Scott Wiener would “add ...

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Tesla to start taking orders for its solar roof in April, Musk says - Buffalo News

Solar Home News - March 24, 2017 - 2:25pm

Buffalo News

Tesla to start taking orders for its solar roof in April, Musk says
Buffalo News
Tesla's solar roof, using glass tiles that have solar cells inside, is intended to serve both as the home's roof and as a source of renewable energy. While Tesla has not revealed how much the solar roof will cost, Musk has said he expects it to cost ...
You can order Tesla's solar roof tiles in AprilCNET
Tesla's solar roof tiles will be available to order starting in AprilTechCrunch
Tesla To Start Taking Orders For Solar Roof Tiles In April, Elon Musk TweetsInternational Business Times
Tech Times
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Hughes: Solar system increases value of house - Daily Local News

Solar Home News - March 24, 2017 - 5:33am

Daily Local News

Hughes: Solar system increases value of house
Daily Local News
Solar energy is a hot topic and many people are considering their options to go solar. But, what if you move, rent a home or simply aren't sure how to afford installing solar panels? I have some solutions for you as you work through whether or not ...

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Panasonic Donates a Total of 1584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho - Business Wire (press release)

Solar Home News - March 24, 2017 - 3:06am

Business Wire (press release)

Panasonic Donates a Total of 1584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho
Business Wire (press release)
JOHANNESBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, a project that aims to donate a total of 100 thousand solar lanterns to the world's non-electrified areas by 2018, which ...

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The new Oncor is going after a new target: Texas homeowners with solar panels - Dallas News (blog)

Solar Home News - March 24, 2017 - 3:00am

Dallas News (blog)

The new Oncor is going after a new target: Texas homeowners with solar panels
Dallas News (blog)
The fee would discourage investment, solar advocates said, and enable Oncor to establish a separate channel for future revenue. Residential solar accounts for a tiny fraction of power generation in the state. But the number of home installations in ...

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Why should a solar home in Bundanoon receive less than a solar home in Ballarat? - RenewEconomy

Solar Home News - March 23, 2017 - 4:58pm

RenewEconomy

Why should a solar home in Bundanoon receive less than a solar home in Ballarat?
RenewEconomy
As a result, many are left with a less than fair and reasonable FiT. An examination in each state and territory of the value of solar energy and best structure of a FiT is the first step in developing supportive regulation. Even if some components of ...

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Ask Renee: SB 309 still looks to shut down solar in Indiana - NUVO Newsweekly

Solar Home News - March 23, 2017 - 11:41am

NUVO Newsweekly

Ask Renee: SB 309 still looks to shut down solar in Indiana
NUVO Newsweekly
Yesterday, the Indiana House made three amendments to SB 309, only improving it slightly. One amendment changed the bill to say that when someone buys a house with solar panels, they can inherit the net metering benefits. As someone who owns a ...
Are Florida voters getting burned by lawmakers on last year's solar amendment?Tampabay.com (blog)
Solar bill continues to generate reactionsIndiana Daily Student
National Development, Altus Power America and Borrego Solar Systems Complete One of the Largest Roof-Top Solar ...PR Web (press release)

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Regional home and business owners driving Australia's solar - ABC - ABC Online

Solar Home News - March 22, 2017 - 11:03pm

ABC Online

Regional home and business owners driving Australia's solar - ABC
ABC Online
When you think of solar, you probably think of vast fields of black panels on large-scale farms, producing enormous quantities of power. But the real engine of ...

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Arkansas Couple Transforms School Bus Into Solar-Powered Mobile Home - Builder Magazine

Solar Home News - March 22, 2017 - 4:40am

Builder Magazine

Arkansas Couple Transforms School Bus Into Solar-Powered Mobile Home
Builder Magazine
The pair purchased the bus for just $9,000 and lived with their parents while they set about selling their house and turning "Stormy" into a sleek, cleverly-designed home on wheels. The bus' interior is fitted with white-painted ceiling slats that are ...

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d.light's solar home system sells 120,000 units within six months ... - PV-Tech

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 5:41pm

PV-Tech

d.light's solar home system sells 120,000 units within six months ...
PV-Tech
Sales of the D30 home system have grown exponentially across the world, as the company has registered 800 new households a day. Image: d.light.

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Competition Heats Up in Kenya's Off-Grid, Mobile Pay-Go Solar Market - Microgrid Media

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 2:44pm

Microgrid Media

Competition Heats Up in Kenya's Off-Grid, Mobile Pay-Go Solar Market
Microgrid Media
Home to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Kenya is a hive of activity and a magnet for sustainable development-minded off-grid solar and energy storage startups. Having raised $40 million of capital over the course of the last four months ...

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Home projects for spring at Five Town Adult Ed - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 11:54am

Home projects for spring at Five Town Adult Ed
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Instructor Mike Shunney, who has installed solar panels on his 1845 barn, will show a working 10kw photovoltaic array and all its component parts, with explanations of the current options, costs, financing and tax credit issues involved; a passive ...

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