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Statehouse bill throws shadow on solar energy incentives - The Rushville Republican

Solar Home News - March 14, 2017 - 3:12am

The Rushville Republican

Statehouse bill throws shadow on solar energy incentives
The Rushville Republican
Scott L. Miley | CNHI News ServiceHomeowner James Todd, right, discusses solar energy with the owner of Rectify Solar, Phil Teague. Todd is rushing to add solar panels and batteries to his home before an Indiana Statehouse bill could reduce incentives.

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Azuri's First Crowdfunding Raises €160k for PayGo Solar | Business ... - Business Wire (press release)

Solar Home News - March 14, 2017 - 2:00am

Azuri's First Crowdfunding Raises €160k for PayGo Solar | Business ...
Business Wire (press release)
Azuri Technologies is delighted to announce that a TRINE crowdfunding project to bring clean energy to an estimated six thousand people in Kenya has b.

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Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves ... - New York Times

Solar Home News - March 13, 2017 - 3:26pm

New York Times

Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves ...
New York Times
Dozens of homes and businesses in Brooklyn have been wired into a microgrid, which allows members to exchange excess-electricity credits.

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Solar energy pioneer has seen industry boom - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Solar Home News - March 13, 2017 - 10:31am

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Solar energy pioneer has seen industry boom
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Since Canough founded ETM Solar Works in 1988, it has installed solar energy panels for everything from municipalities, to businesses, nonprofits and privately owned homes across New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It is also expanding its horizons ...

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New Self-Consumption Law Expected to Spark France's Nascent Home Storage Market - Greentech Media

Solar Home News - March 13, 2017 - 5:38am

Greentech Media

New Self-Consumption Law Expected to Spark France's Nascent Home Storage Market
Greentech Media
Analysts are expecting an increase in residential battery sales in France following the approval of a solar self-consumption law last month. Samuel Portebos with Paris-based Clean Horizon Consulting said home battery sales may rise to a few hundred ...

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Alachua County leads the way in solar power - The South Florida Times

Solar Home News - March 13, 2017 - 5:16am

The South Florida Times

Alachua County leads the way in solar power
The South Florida Times
Alachua County leads the pack in Florida solar, producing 20,000 more kilowatts than DeSoto, the next leading county. Several solar companies are in Gainesville this weekend at the North Central Florida Home & Garden Show, an event The Sun helps ...

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Solar panels have residents at odds in historic districts - The Columbus Dispatch

Solar Home News - March 12, 2017 - 2:05am

Solar panels have residents at odds in historic districts
The Columbus Dispatch
In April, May and June, she generated more electricity than she consumed in her 1,554-square-foot home. Instead of prompting complaints, the solar panels have generated compliments and queries, Leussing said. A block away, Joanne Dole and Allen Eiger ...

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Consumer Reports: Easy ways to save money at home - Richmond.com

Solar Home News - March 11, 2017 - 6:36pm

Richmond.com

Consumer Reports: Easy ways to save money at home
Richmond.com
Integrated Power Sources of Virginia employees Sam Wing, bottom, hands over a solar panel to Lee Super as they install 3kw solar energy panels at the home of Joseph Metzler in Quinton on Thursday, July 3, 2014. prev. next. Don't let your cash go down ...

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Alachua County leads state in solar power - The News Herald

Solar Home News - March 11, 2017 - 2:53pm

The News Herald

Alachua County leads state in solar power
The News Herald
Wayne Irwin, president of Pure Energy Solar, said his company has been hiring more, keeping up with a steady increase in demand. While solar is usually something people get for their homes, he said there's also been more recent demand from businesses.
Opinion: Solar Power Is First in Class at California's K-12 SchoolsTimes of San Diego

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Statehouse bill throws shadow on solar energy incentives - The Herald Bulletin

Solar Home News - March 11, 2017 - 4:04am

The Herald Bulletin

Statehouse bill throws shadow on solar energy incentives
The Herald Bulletin
The practice of paying retail rates to home solar producers, called net metering, is an incentive to produce clean energy that feeds into the larger solar grid. Then, when it's dark or cloudy, solar customers purchase power back from the utility, like ...

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Alachua County Leads the Way in Solar Power - U.S. News & World Report

Solar Home News - March 11, 2017 - 12:11am

U.S. News & World Report

Alachua County Leads the Way in Solar Power
U.S. News & World Report
... Management Company owns much of downtown, including the Sun City Center, home to Maude's Café, and Union Street Station, the bottom corner of which is taken up by Dragonfly. Every property the company manages is equipped with solar if it can be.
Opinion: Solar Power Is First in Class at California's K-12 SchoolsTimes of San Diego

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Alachua County leads the way in solar power - Sacramento Bee

Solar Home News - March 11, 2017 - 12:02am

Times of San Diego

Alachua County leads the way in solar power
Sacramento Bee
Alachua County leads the pack in Florida solar, producing 20,000 more kilowatts than DeSoto, the next leading county. Several solar companies are in Gainesville this weekend at the North Central Florida Home & Garden Show, an event The Sun helps ...
Solar Power Is First in Class at California's K-12 SchoolsTimes of San Diego

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Massachusetts is one of top 10 states for solar energy: Report - Metro.us

Solar Home News - March 10, 2017 - 11:50am

Metro.us

Massachusetts is one of top 10 states for solar energy: Report
Metro.us
“Net metering is basically a system where, if you put solar on your home and generate electricity from those solar panels, whatever you don't use, you put back on the grid, and you get reimbursed for that,” Hopper said. “That policy in Massachusetts ...

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O3 Energy Partners with RevoluSun Smart Home on Solar in the Hawaiian Islands - Yahoo Finance

Solar Home News - March 10, 2017 - 6:56am

O3 Energy Partners with RevoluSun Smart Home on Solar in the Hawaiian Islands
Yahoo Finance
OAHU, Hawaii, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- O3 Energy created its first residential solar fund that will act to provide financing for multiple projects on the Hawaiian Islands. The contractor RevoluSun Smart Home, based in Honolulu, is an ...

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South Florida Solar Power Plants, Home Installations Shine Light on State's Renewable Future - WUSF News

Solar Home News - March 10, 2017 - 5:34am

WUSF News

South Florida Solar Power Plants, Home Installations Shine Light on State's Renewable Future
WUSF News
Despite being known as the "Sunshine State," Florida lags behind others parts of the country when it comes to generating electricity through solar power. Florida is the third largest state by population in the U.S., but when it comes to harnessing the ...
What It Means That This Community of Color Is Going Solar ...ColorLines magazine

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The Solar Industry Beyond 2017 - Seeking Alpha

Solar Home News - March 9, 2017 - 10:58pm

Seeking Alpha

The Solar Industry Beyond 2017
Seeking Alpha
Almost any sunny state in the US that did away with net metering would be at or near solar + battery parity in the next 4 years. Indeed, it's happening in Germany already that "battery parity," meaning home solar plus a lithium-ion battery, makes ...

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10 questions to ask yourself about home solar - Murphy Monitor

Solar Home News - March 9, 2017 - 7:17am

Murphy Monitor

10 questions to ask yourself about home solar
Murphy Monitor
Solar panels are booming. According to the Solar Energies Industry Association, more than a million American homes now sport solar panels. Those million homeowners could agree that sporting solar panels gives their homes energy independence, more ...

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South Florida Solar Power Plants, Home Installations Shine Light on State's Renewable Future - WGCU News

Solar Home News - March 9, 2017 - 7:04am

WGCU News

South Florida Solar Power Plants, Home Installations Shine Light on State's Renewable Future
WGCU News
Despite being known as the "Sunshine State," Florida lags behind others parts of the country when it comes to generating electricity through solar power. Florida is the third largest state by population in the U.S., but when it comes to harnessing the ...
Infiniti Research: Solar Energy Rising in Popularity and Power for Consumer ElectronicsBusiness Wire (press release)
SA rooftop solar installs surge after statewide blackoutRenewEconomy
Touchstone Energy Coop offers 25 years of bill credits to licensees of panels in solar power farmThe Lane Report
PV-Tech -The Standard (press release)
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Tesla's Powerwall 2 can be installed in Australian homes by next month - NEWS.com.au

Solar Home News - March 9, 2017 - 12:27am

NEWS.com.au

Tesla's Powerwall 2 can be installed in Australian homes by next month
NEWS.com.au
The Tesla Powerwall 2 and its integrated Powerpack 2 system, which store solar energy, will be available for installation in Australian by next month and offers the chance for consumers to potentially save big money on their home power bills. The ...

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5th grader builds off-grid solar-powered tiny house shelter for just ... - Inhabitat

Solar Home News - March 8, 2017 - 11:05am

5th grader builds off-grid solar-powered tiny house shelter for just ...
Inhabitat
Callie Hilton, a 5th grader, designed Callie's Coop, a solar powered tiny house shelter. She showed off her $10 shelter in a video by Relaxshacks.com.

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