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Historic Dutch nursery transformed into stunning solar-powered home - Inhabitat

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 6:18am

Historic Dutch nursery transformed into stunning solar-powered home
Inhabitat
A stunning solar-powered home has emerged from the bones of a former school for infants in Leiden, the Netherlands. Design firm ATELIER SPACE completed the beautiful adaptive reuse project, taking care to preserve historic elements while imbuing fresh ...

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d.light's D30 Pay-Go Solar Home System Becomes Fastest Pay-Go Off-Grid Solar Product to Reach Scale - PR Newswire (press release)

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 3:04am

PR Newswire (press release)

d.light's D30 Pay-Go Solar Home System Becomes Fastest Pay-Go Off-Grid Solar Product to Reach Scale
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO and NAIROBI, Kenya and NEW DELHI, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With 120,000 units sold, almost all within the first six months of its October 2016 global launch, d.light's D30 Pay-Go solar home system is proving to be the fastest ...

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d.light's D30 Pay-Go Solar Home System Becomes Fastest Pay-Go Off-Grid Solar Product to Reach Scale - Yahoo Finance

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 2:14am

Yahoo Finance

d.light's D30 Pay-Go Solar Home System Becomes Fastest Pay-Go Off-Grid Solar Product to Reach Scale
Yahoo Finance
SAN FRANCISCO and NAIROBI, Kenya and NEW DELHI, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With 120,000 units sold, almost all within the first six months of its October 2016 global launch, d.light's D30 Pay-Go solar home system is proving to be the fastest ...

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d.light's D30 Pay-Go Solar Home System Becomes Fastest Pay-Go ... - MarketWatch

Solar Home News - March 21, 2017 - 2:03am

d.light's D30 Pay-Go Solar Home System Becomes Fastest Pay-Go ...
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO and NAIROBI, Kenya and NEW DELHI, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With 120,000 units sold, almost all within the first six months of its ...

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Sarasota business powers home using Tesla solar battery - WTSP.com

Solar Home News - March 20, 2017 - 2:05pm

WTSP.com

Sarasota business powers home using Tesla solar battery
WTSP.com
Sarasota, Florida-The same company known for its energy-saving electric cars is now using its technology to help power homes. A solar panel energy company in Sarasota is using Tesla's battery that stores solar energy as a backup for solar panels and or ...

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Elon Musk's Tesla Solar Roof is Coming to Your Neighborhood Later this Year - Paste Magazine

Solar Home News - March 20, 2017 - 9:52am

Paste Magazine

Elon Musk's Tesla Solar Roof is Coming to Your Neighborhood Later this Year
Paste Magazine
Anyone who has ever spotted a home fitted with large solar roof panels knows that on first impression, the panels look out of place: They appear bulky and metallic, despite the many advantages they provide. One common complaint is that modules are ...

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Local solar installer is one of the first to bring Tesla's battery product to Florida homes - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Solar Home News - March 20, 2017 - 3:03am

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Local solar installer is one of the first to bring Tesla's battery product to Florida homes
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The Powerwall is a backup power supply for solar-powered buildings at night or in the event of a grid outage when solar power is blocked from coming into the house so technicians working on power lines won't be injured. Unlike a generator, it doesn't ...

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Google's 'Project Sunroof' map shows what US city has the most solar potential - Mashable

Solar Home News - March 20, 2017 - 2:31am

Mashable

Google's 'Project Sunroof' map shows what US city has the most solar potential
Mashable
In 2015, Google launched Project Sunroof, a map that shows which houses have enough sun exposure for solar panels to be a viable energy source. However, the original map was very limited, covering only the San Francisco Bay Area, Fresno, California ...
New Google tool shows you how much money you'll save by going solarDeseret News
Almost 90 per cent of US rooftops suitable for solar power, Google findswww.businessgreen.com

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Tesla's new solar roof will cost less and keep your house off the Grid all day. - Buffalo Rising

Solar Home News - March 19, 2017 - 8:00pm

Buffalo Rising

Tesla's new solar roof will cost less and keep your house off the Grid all day.
Buffalo Rising
Your home can capture this free, abundant energy source through rooftop solar tiles, turning sunlight into electricity for immediate use or storage in a Powerwall battery.” Sounds like a win-win for me and the environment. Of course, I doubt we'll be ...

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3 Ways to Power Your Home with Renewable Energy - Care2.com

Solar Home News - March 19, 2017 - 10:04am

Care2.com

3 Ways to Power Your Home with Renewable Energy
Care2.com
Solar typically costs $7-9 per watt. So, a 5 kilowatt system would cost around $25,000. This guide by Solar Power Authority will give you a good picture of the potential. What should I be prepared for? Get a specialist to determine whether or not your ...
Local electric cooperative goes solarBellefontaine Examiner
Proof we can chew gum, share solar and cut costs at the same timeOne Step Off The Grid (blog)
Electrek green energy brief: Offshore wind survives 70mph, Australia needs 6X Musk's offer, India's 15 month ...Electrek

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Lynn Youngblood: House bill targets solar energy users - News ... - Devil's Lake Daily Journal

Solar Home News - March 19, 2017 - 3:37am

Devil's Lake Daily Journal

Lynn Youngblood: House bill targets solar energy users - News ...
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
There are very few things that we need in today's world that are free. Right now, I can think of two, the air we breathe and using the sun's warmth, or energy; not ...

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Lynn Youngblood: House bill targets solar energy users - Waynesville Daily Guide

Solar Home News - March 19, 2017 - 12:56am

Waynesville Daily Guide

Lynn Youngblood: House bill targets solar energy users
Waynesville Daily Guide
Right now, this week, there is a bill (HB340) that has passed out of the Missouri House of Representatives House Utilities Committee that would charge solar customers more. Representative Fitzwater (R-Holts Summit) proposed this bill that would allow ...

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Hyrum places moratorium on new solar power installation to re-examine fee structure - The Herald Journal

Solar Home News - March 18, 2017 - 7:09pm

The Herald Journal

Hyrum places moratorium on new solar power installation to re-examine fee structure
The Herald Journal
Hyrum City Administrator Ron Salvesen said Hyrum's staff had received several new applications for alternate power sources in private homes, particularly solar power. Originally, the city allowed homes to direct their energy output to the city's ...
3 Ways to Power Your Home with Renewable EnergyCare2.com
Local electric cooperative goes solarBellefontaine Examiner
Electrek green energy brief: Offshore wind survives 70mph, Australia needs 6X Musk's offer, India's 15 month ...Electrek

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Smartflower Solar Power is Putting a Twist on 'Petal' Power - Organic Authority

Solar Home News - March 17, 2017 - 11:14pm

Organic Authority

Smartflower Solar Power is Putting a Twist on 'Petal' Power
Organic Authority
Think solar power for your home isn't an option? It just may be with Smartflower. For those who are renting or don't have enough sun exposure on the roof, there just might be a solar solution for powering your home after all. Enter Smartflower POP ...

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Statehouse bill throws shadow on solar energy incentives - Greensburg Daily News

Solar Home News - March 17, 2017 - 5:43pm

Greensburg Daily News

Statehouse bill throws shadow on solar energy incentives
Greensburg Daily News
Scott L. Miley | CNHI News ServiceJames Todd inspects a battery array that will store energy produced by solar panels he's installing at his Indianapolis home. The batteries will help Todd remain energy independent and reduce his reliance on coal- and ...

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Crius sees gains in new Norwalk home - Thehour.com

Solar Home News - March 17, 2017 - 11:50am

Thehour.com

Crius sees gains in new Norwalk home
Thehour.com
Sungevity installers at work in San Francisco, Calif., with the company filing for bankruptcy protection from creditors in March 2017. Sungevity installs and finances solar energy systems, including through a pre-existing partnership with Norwalk, Conn ...

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Spring-breakers go solar - San Diego Reader

Solar Home News - March 17, 2017 - 10:35am

San Diego Reader

Spring-breakers go solar
San Diego Reader
We're standing in the dirt driveway of a house nestled deep in a canyon on the La Jolla Indian Reservation, about 15 miles northeast of Escondido, where a handful of college students scurry up and down ladders, preparing the home for a new solar panel ...

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Solar-powered school bus home makes a modern mobile home - Curbed

Solar Home News - March 17, 2017 - 6:00am

Curbed

Solar-powered school bus home makes a modern mobile home
Curbed
After buying their used bus for just $9,000, the couple lived with Zach's parents while they set about selling their house and DIYing the bus into a nomadic dream home. They mostly used online construction tutorials and bus conversion videos to build ...

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General Motors sustainability director to visit Penn State solar home ... - Penn State News

Solar Home News - March 16, 2017 - 7:17am

General Motors sustainability director to visit Penn State solar home ...
Penn State News
The MorningStar Solar Home, a 100-percent renewable-energy-powered home on Penn State's University Park campus that produces all the energy needed for ...

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