Recognition for Clean Energy, Energy Conservation and Sustainable Living

Solar Installations

Solar Power brings light to some Navajo homes | Navajo-Hopi ... - Navajo-Hopi Observer

Solar Home News - February 28, 2017 - 11:39am

Navajo-Hopi Observer

Solar Power brings light to some Navajo homes | Navajo-Hopi ...
Navajo-Hopi Observer
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority has installed solar systems at more than 200 homes on the reservation but thousands of homes on the Navajo Nation are still ...

and more »
Categories: Solar Installations

Should you put solar panels on the roof? It's complicated - Stuff.co.nz

Solar Home News - February 28, 2017 - 10:01am

Stuff.co.nz

Should you put solar panels on the roof? It's complicated
Stuff.co.nz
In New Zealand, solar power for homes has to stand on its own feet. We haven't had the huge booms seen in other places like Australia and the UK where home owners put in as many panels as possible to get big guaranteed payments for contributing excess ...

and more »
Categories: Solar Installations

How Americans Are Embracing the Power of Their Homes - Earth911.com

Solar Home News - February 28, 2017 - 6:51am

Earth911.com

How Americans Are Embracing the Power of Their Homes
Earth911.com
Just a few years ago, living off the grid conjured up images of tiny cabins in the middle of nowhere. Today, the dream of average American homeowners powering their homes with alternative energies is coming true. Solar panels on your neighbor's roof ...
Solar panels joining the mainstream for South Hills housesObserver-Reporter
Solar energy systems ramp up in Tampa Bay Area83degreesmedia
Only powerful solar panels will match future electricity demand: LGEcoGeneration

all 13 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

DWM Invests $60.8 Million to Promote Solar and Climate Solutions ... - Justmeans (blog)

Solar Home News - February 28, 2017 - 5:31am

Justmeans (blog)

DWM Invests $60.8 Million to Promote Solar and Climate Solutions ...
Justmeans (blog)
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – To control climate change and to create a safe and clean environment, it is critical to make a global transition to a zero-carbon ...
Developing World Markets' Social Impact Note Lends $60.8 Million ...Yahoo Finance

all 2 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

Alberta announces $36M rebate program for solar panels on homes, businesses - CBC.ca

Solar Home News - February 27, 2017 - 7:09pm

CBC.ca

Alberta announces $36M rebate program for solar panels on homes, businesses
CBC.ca
The Alberta government is putting up $36 million over two years for a rebate program to encourage rooftop solar panels on homes and businesses. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says more details are to come and the rebates are to be available as ...
Province unveils $36-million solar rebate plan for homes and businessesEdmonton Sun
Notley NDP's “solar welfare program” doesn't add up: $36M handout costs jobsThe Rebel

all 38 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

Alberta announces $36M rebate program for solar panels on homes, businesses - rdnewsnow.com

Solar Home News - February 27, 2017 - 5:14pm

rdnewsnow.com

Alberta announces $36M rebate program for solar panels on homes, businesses
rdnewsnow.com
EDMONTON - The Alberta government is putting up $36 million for a rebate program to encourage rooftop solar panels on homes and businesses. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips says more details are to come and the rebates are to be available as ...
Alberta's new rebate programme to create 10000 rooftop PV systems by 2020PV-Tech

all 9 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

Solar Jobs Census Offers Bright Outlook For A Growing PA Industry - 90.5 WESA

Solar Home News - February 27, 2017 - 2:28pm

90.5 WESA

Solar Jobs Census Offers Bright Outlook For A Growing PA Industry
90.5 WESA
Installing solar panels in a Pennsylvania home will cost between $25,000 and $30,000, according to Solar Power Authority, an online solar company-funded resource for information about the industry. The commonwealth offers the Solar Investment Tax ...
Bill in Legislature could extinguish state's solar incentive programMinnesota Daily

all 3 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

Solar Panel ROI Guide - Mother Earth News

Solar Home News - February 27, 2017 - 12:22pm

Mother Earth News

Solar Panel ROI Guide
Mother Earth News
Are solar panels a good investment, even if you may sell your home in the future? Research says yes! Buying a solar panel system is good investment not only in the wellness of the environment, but also the value of your home. A study conducted by the ...

Categories: Solar Installations

Warren Buffett and Solar Energy - ValueWalk

Solar Home News - February 27, 2017 - 8:52am

ValueWalk

Warren Buffett and Solar Energy
ValueWalk
We looked up the house on Google's Project Sunroof, which analyzes a home's rooftop for solar production potential and estimates savings based on utility costs in that area....ouch! The return on rooftop solar for Buffett is actually negative, which is ...

and more »
Categories: Solar Installations

Bill in Legislature could extinguish state's solar incentive program - Minnesota Daily

Solar Home News - February 27, 2017 - 5:47am

Minnesota Daily

Bill in Legislature could extinguish state's solar incentive program
Minnesota Daily
The legislation — which the House already passed — would end the Made in Minnesota solar incentive program, which helps homeowners and small businesses install state-built solar panels. Supporters of the bill say the program has grown ineffective, ...
Solar Jobs Census Offers Bright Outlook For A Growing PA Industry90.5 WESA
Unleash SC potential for solar potentialCharleston Post Courier
Conservation Comment: Warming to solar energy useNew Zealand Herald

all 52 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

Panasonic Eyes Storage Boost as Japan Solar Incentives Wane - Bloomberg

Solar Home News - February 26, 2017 - 8:14pm

Panasonic Eyes Storage Boost as Japan Solar Incentives Wane
Bloomberg
Japan's scaling back of a program encouraging residential solar has Panasonic Corp. hopeful the market for home energy storage systems is about to receive a boost. In 2019, a program designed to buy back solar power flowing from rooftop panels at ...

and more »
Categories: Solar Installations

Easy ways to save money at home - Youngstown Vindicator

Solar Home News - February 25, 2017 - 9:45pm

Easy ways to save money at home
Youngstown Vindicator
Installing rooftop solar panels will defray electricity costs while shrinking your home's carbon footprint. A federal tax credit will cover 30 percent of the installation (a savings of about $5,000 for most homeowners), but the incentive will start to ...

Categories: Solar Installations

Solar's bright future seen in financing options - STLtoday.com

Solar Home News - February 25, 2017 - 9:33pm

STLtoday.com

Solar's bright future seen in financing options
STLtoday.com
Indeed, whether it's mounting rooftop solar panels or buying a high-efficiency heating and cooling system, one paradox of eco-conscious home improvement is that it's usually only available to those who can afford hefty investments — and not the less ...

Categories: Solar Installations

Livingston couple builds solar home, featured on DIY Network TV show - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Solar Home News - February 25, 2017 - 2:03pm

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Livingston couple builds solar home, featured on DIY Network TV show
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Their two-story, 1,500-square-foot house — four beds and two baths, although one still needs to be finished — utilizes solar power with a generator for backup on cloudy days or during the winter solstice. “It's really a rewarding lifestyle to look at ...

Categories: Solar Installations

Interview: Is Solar Right For Your Home? - CBS Local

Solar Home News - February 24, 2017 - 8:01am

CBS Local

Interview: Is Solar Right For Your Home?
CBS Local
Interview: Is Solar Right For Your Home? With a lot of focus on clean energy, you may be thinking about going solar. Eric Pasi from Innovative Power Systems joins us now with tips on seeing if solar is right for your home. (3:21) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb.

and more »
Categories: Solar Installations

Net-zero solar powered tiny house could help ease city's affordable housing crisis (Video) - Treehugger

Solar Home News - February 24, 2017 - 4:57am

Treehugger

Net-zero solar powered tiny house could help ease city's affordable housing crisis (Video)
Treehugger
Aiming to suggest one possible solution to a growing affordable housing crisis in Oakland, California, students from Laney College built this net-zero, solar-powered tiny home as part of a competition organized by the Sacramento Municipal Utility ...

Categories: Solar Installations

How to Choose a Solar Energy Company - Yakima Herald-Republic

Solar Home News - February 23, 2017 - 8:22pm

Yakima Herald-Republic

How to Choose a Solar Energy Company
Yakima Herald-Republic
Solar panels can lower your home or business energy bills while helping the planet and adding value to your property. That's why more Americans are turning to solar power. As a result, more companies are offering to install solar panels. So it is ...
Is it really worth getting solar panels to reduce the cost of future bills?Domain News
Australian consortium launches world-first digital energy marketplace for rooftop solarThe Guardian

all 86 news articles »
Categories: Solar Installations

Livingston couple builds solar home, featured on DIY Network TV show - Billings Gazette

Solar Home News - February 23, 2017 - 5:29pm

Billings Gazette

Livingston couple builds solar home, featured on DIY Network TV show
Billings Gazette
“They made us hike to the top of our property four times” to get the shot they wanted from several angles, said Erica Lighthiser, whose family will be featured on a DIY Network show about homes built off the power grid. “My kids said, 'Not again!' “Now ...

Categories: Solar Installations

A lofty, passive solar home in Phinney Ridge - Curbed Seattle

Solar Home News - February 23, 2017 - 12:47pm

Curbed Seattle

A lofty, passive solar home in Phinney Ridge
Curbed Seattle
This three-bedroom Phinney Ridge home would already stand out for a gorgeous Northwest Contemporary inside wrapped in a Craftsman-inspired outside. But there's one more thing that kicks it over the top: a passive solar design. The house, designed by ...

Categories: Solar Installations

Couple builds dream solar-powered home on an awkward lot in Rotterdam - Inhabitat

Solar Home News - February 23, 2017 - 5:29am

Inhabitat

Couple builds dream solar-powered home on an awkward lot in Rotterdam
Inhabitat
When it came time for Dutch architects Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman to build their dream home, they chose an extremely narrow plot of land in the city of Rotterdam. The plot presented a few challenges, which the pair overcame with a minimalist ...

Categories: Solar Installations