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Sistine Creates Custom Solar Panels to Mimic Home Facades and ... - AZoCleantech

Solar Home News - February 23, 2017 - 2:02am

AZoCleantech

Sistine Creates Custom Solar Panels to Mimic Home Facades and ...
AZoCleantech
Residential solar power is on a sharp rise in the United States as photovoltaic systems become cheaper and more powerful for homeowners. A 2012 study by ...

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SolarCity's Ties to Foreclosure Cases Raise Questions on Vetting Policies - New York Times

Solar Home News - February 22, 2017 - 2:37pm

New York Times

SolarCity's Ties to Foreclosure Cases Raise Questions on Vetting Policies
New York Times
The installation of solar panels on a house in San Leandro, Calif. Once SolarCity customers sign up to lease a system, they will make payments to the company month after month for at least 20 years. Credit Thor Swift for The New York Times. SolarCity ...

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Home solar installations on LI decline in 2016 - Newsday

Solar Home News - February 22, 2017 - 1:17pm

Newsday

Home solar installations on LI decline in 2016
Newsday
Home solar installations on Long Island declined about three percent in 2016 after four years of explosive growth, as another top company in the region exited the business. Last year, according to figures from PSEG, 10,776 residential customers opted ...

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NASA Announces a Single Star Is Home to At Least 7 Earthlike Planets - TIME

Solar Home News - February 22, 2017 - 10:01am

TIME

NASA Announces a Single Star Is Home to At Least 7 Earthlike Planets
TIME
By no means is life anything like a sure thing in the Trappist-1 system. For one thing, the planets are so close to their sun that they are almost certainly tidally locked, which means that they keep one side forever facing toward the solar fires and ...
Nasa announces discovery of entire solar system which could be home to alien lifeformsThe Sun
7 Earth-Size Planets Orbit Dwarf Star, NASA and European Astronomers SayNew York Times
As Nasa scientists announce the discovery of a new solar system that has at least three Earth-like planets - is this ...Daily Mail
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TECHNOLOGY: Solar startup sheds light on political donors ... - E&E News

Solar Home News - February 22, 2017 - 6:38am

E&E News

TECHNOLOGY: Solar startup sheds light on political donors ...
E&E News
A California company used satellite and donor data to find out how rooftop panels break down among Democrats and Republicans. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

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9 Tips to Make Installing Solar Panels at Home Easier - Greener Ideal (blog)

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 12:18pm

Greener Ideal (blog)

9 Tips to Make Installing Solar Panels at Home Easier
Greener Ideal (blog)
Installing solar panels for your home is a relatively new and popular kind of home improvement that's taking North America by storm. Solar panels boost the value of your home, and provide enough savings over time to pay for themselves –and yet so many ...

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UK energy storage startup takes on Tesla Powerwall 2 in home battery market - Teslarati

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 11:23am

Teslarati

UK energy storage startup takes on Tesla Powerwall 2 in home battery market
Teslarati
Energy storage is an essential link needed to make intermittent solar energy reliable. Batteries installed inside homes can store excess energy produced by panels during peak hours of operation. When combined with smart meters and digital technologies, ...
Tesla christens Buffalo solar factory 'Gigafactory 2', will finalize locations of Gigafactory 3, 4 and possibly 5 ...Electrek
Tesla's Model 3 and new solar roof are on track to arrive this yearYahoo Finance

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Francis Kere is the First African architect of Serpentine Pavilion - Ventures Africa

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 10:41am

Ventures Africa

Francis Kere is the First African architect of Serpentine Pavilion
Ventures Africa
Off-grid communities in Nigeria have relied on kerosene lanterns or candles for their energy needs, with many unable to purchase solar power systems outright owing to the high costs. Solar Home Systems offer an affordable and environmentally friendly ...

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Senator looks at renewable energy in home tour - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 10:02am

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Senator looks at renewable energy in home tour
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
Telena Nelson, the legislative chairwoman on utilities, toured a solar-powered home on Guam capable of sustaining itself apart from the islandwide power grid. The tour was part of the senator's efforts to understand the technology and potentially use ...

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Solar Energy Rent to Own 'Pay as You Go' Program to Launch in ... - Yahoo Finance

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 5:28am

Yahoo Finance

Solar Energy Rent to Own 'Pay as You Go' Program to Launch in ...
Yahoo Finance
The New Program will Allow Millions of People to Finally have an Affordable and Reliable Form of Power LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 21, ...

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Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar - ABC News

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 3:56am

Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar
ABC News
In Nigeria, for the cost of powering a small generator for two hours they offer enough solar power to light a house, cool a room with a fan and charge cell phones for about eight hours. Customers can even watch TV for a few hours. For Nigerian ...

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Solar power lights up lives in Nigeria - News & Observer

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 2:59am

Solar power lights up lives in Nigeria
News & Observer
The founders of Dutch company Lumos knew they could do better: In Nigeria, for the cost of powering a small generator for two hours they offer enough solar power to light a house, cool a room with a fan and charge cell phones for about eight hours.

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Solar power lights up lives in Nigeria - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 2:51am

Solar power lights up lives in Nigeria
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The founders of Dutch company Lumos knew they could do better: In Nigeria, for the cost of powering a small generator for two hours they offer enough solar power to light a house, cool a room with a fan and charge cell phones for about eight hours.

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Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD), Macy's Inc ... - Stock Market Daily

Solar Home News - February 21, 2017 - 12:05am

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD), Macy's Inc ...
Stock Market Daily
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) will disclose its three-month performance after the bell. Market expects the company to deliver earnings of 40 cents a share. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) is scheduled to disclose its financial results before the market ...

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Phoenix Solar Pumps Renewable Energy Into IKEA Store - Business Wire (press release)

Solar Home News - February 20, 2017 - 11:33pm

Business Wire (press release)

Phoenix Solar Pumps Renewable Energy Into IKEA Store
Business Wire (press release)
SINGAPORE & SULZEMOOS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Singapore's Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd has been awarded a contract by IKEA Southeast Asia to design and build a 1 MWp solar system on the roof of IKEA Tampines. The system is expected to generate 1.3 million ...

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Lancaster, Calif. Requires Newly Built Houses to Fully Power Themselves with Solar - Greentech Media

Solar Home News - February 20, 2017 - 4:34pm

Greentech Media

Lancaster, Calif. Requires Newly Built Houses to Fully Power Themselves with Solar
Greentech Media
Lancaster, California has moved beyond requiring solar panels on the rooftops of new houses. A newly passed city ordinance stipulates that those rooftop arrays meet the energy needs of those homes. The city started requiring solar on new homes back in ...
INTERVIEW- Solar-powered Africa “never more possible and less expensive” – energy chiefThomson Reuters Foundation

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Energy firm provides solar power to Quezon sitio - Business Mirror

Solar Home News - February 20, 2017 - 4:02am

Energy firm provides solar power to Quezon sitio
Business Mirror
PAGBILAO, QUEZON—A coal-fired power plant here is providing electricity to poor residents through solar power. Around 145 individuals in Sitio Daungang Pari, a small and secluded community, are the beneficiaries of the 10 watt-peak solar home-lighting ...

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Rwanda Sets Record Again - Largest Solar Project in East Africa ... - AllAfrica.com

Solar Home News - February 20, 2017 - 2:18am

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda Sets Record Again - Largest Solar Project in East Africa ...
AllAfrica.com
Rwanda has done it again; Ignite Power is the largest solar financing company in Rwanda. Rwanda citizens now have the most Affordable Solar Home Systems ...

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Solar-powered Africa “never more possible and less expensive”: energy chief - Yahoo News

Solar Home News - February 20, 2017 - 2:18am

Yahoo News

Solar-powered Africa “never more possible and less expensive”: energy chief
Yahoo News
“The rapid rise of pay-as-you-go solar home systems and integration with mobile payment technology is an example of the speed of innovation that is taking place. In East Africa alone, over 450,000 such systems have been deployed,” he said.
Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energyBaltimore Sun

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