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Climate Weekly: Indian solar's house of cards - Climate Home

June 9, 2017 - 7:52am

Climate Home

Climate Weekly: Indian solar's house of cards
Climate Home
India's solar revolution has been held up as a beacon of hope by those who think the south Asian giant can bring power to its vast unserviced population using clean rather than coal. Record breaking low prices have triggered gushing headlines.
India's Simpa Networks Launches Off-Grid, Pay-Go Home Solar-Satellite TV Service BundleMicrogrid Media
Return of net metering expected to boost rooftop solar industry in NevadaLas Vegas Sun
Solar Firms Plan To Return To Nevada After New Law Restores IncentivesWABE 90.1 FM

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Couple builds custom home to capture upcoming solar eclipse ... - KPNX 12 News TV

June 8, 2017 - 2:42pm

KPNX 12 News TV

Couple builds custom home to capture upcoming solar eclipse ...
KPNX 12 News TV
Oregon couple builds custom home and rooftop observatory to capture perfect view of upcoming solar eclipse.

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Solarize program offers solar energy savings to Linn County residents - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

June 8, 2017 - 12:39pm

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Solarize program offers solar energy savings to Linn County residents
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County residents who've pondered the idea of installing solar panels on their home or business soon could find the idea much more appealing. That's thanks to a recently announced partnership between Cedar Rapids, Linn County, ...

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India's tumbling solar prices 'a race to extinction' | Climate Home ... - Climate Home

June 8, 2017 - 3:09am

Climate Home

India's tumbling solar prices 'a race to extinction' | Climate Home ...
Climate Home
India's record-breaking solar prices are driven by a distorted market, in thrall to cheap Chinese imports, say analysts.

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Vivint Solar expands residential PV in Colorado - pv magazine USA

June 8, 2017 - 3:03am

pv magazine USA

Vivint Solar expands residential PV in Colorado
pv magazine USA
Vivint offers basic solar systems, as well as monitoring, home security and other smart home services. In May, Best Buy and Vivint Smart Home announced a strategic partnership to provide customers with Best Buy Smart Home powered by Vivint, a home ...

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Breaking: American Solar Direct Files for Bankruptcy - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

June 8, 2017 - 1:33am

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Breaking: American Solar Direct Files for Bankruptcy
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
The growth of home solar has been unstoppable in recent years. According to the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA), solar sales nearly doubled in 2016, with more than 14 GW installed. For many, the projections for stellar growth in rooftop solar ...

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In Germany, solar panels are transforming home life and offering ... - CNBC

June 8, 2017 - 12:56am

CNBC

In Germany, solar panels are transforming home life and offering ...
CNBC
In Germany, something of an energy transition is taking place. In 2016, renewables made up 29 percent of gross electricity generation, with wind power, biomass ...

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Monmouth couple spends decades preparing home for solar eclipse viewing - KVAL

June 7, 2017 - 6:11pm

Monmouth couple spends decades preparing home for solar eclipse viewing
KVAL
Back in 1979, during the last total solar eclipse visible in Oregon, overcast skies blocked the view for many in Portland. Since then, the Brewsters have been planning for nearly a lifetime to get the best view possible for the August event. “We built ...

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Orleans Parish man claims solar panels damaged his home - The Louisiana Record

June 7, 2017 - 12:19pm

The Louisiana Record

Orleans Parish man claims solar panels damaged his home
The Louisiana Record
NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish man claims that solar panels caused damages to his home. Brian Williams filed a lawsuit May 15 against Posigen LLC, doing business as Posigen Solar Solutions, and Rebirth Energy Solutions LLC, in Orleans Parish ...

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Utah's Vivint Solar expands into Colorado - Denver Business Journal

June 7, 2017 - 4:06am

Denver Business Journal

Utah's Vivint Solar expands into Colorado
Denver Business Journal
Vivint Solar Inc., a publicly traded solar power installer based in Utah, is expanding into Colorado. The company (NYSE: VSLR) says its installed solar power systems on more than 100,000 homes since it was founded in 2011 as an offshoot of Vivint Inc., ...

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Tesla Optimizing Solar Roof Tiles For Rapid Installation, & Other Tesla Energy Updates (#ElonTalks) - CleanTechnica

June 7, 2017 - 2:30am

Tesla Optimizing Solar Roof Tiles For Rapid Installation, & Other Tesla Energy Updates (#ElonTalks)
CleanTechnica
On top of that, traditional solar panels are way cheaper and less complex to install making them a great option for property owners looking for the most affordable solar option. A solar roof for my house in Ventura, California was estimated at over $50 ...

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GreenSpaces celebrates 10 years with home solar panel raffle - Nooga.com

June 6, 2017 - 4:20am

Nooga.com

GreenSpaces celebrates 10 years with home solar panel raffle
Nooga.com
GreenSpaces and Tennessee Solar Solutions have partnered to raffle off a home solar installation valued at $20,000 to celebrate both companies' 10-year anniversaries this year. Tennessee Solar Solutions is donating the solar installation that will be ...

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China is now home to the world's largest floating solar energy farm - Shanghaiist

June 6, 2017 - 4:18am

The Independent

China is now home to the world's largest floating solar energy farm
Shanghaiist
Just as the United States was pulling out of the Paris climate agreement last week, China was flicking the switch on the world's largest floating solar energy plant, cementing its status as the top producer of solar energy on planet Earth. Located in ...
Solar Energy Boom Turns to Bust for Indian ManufacturersNew York Times

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Renault EVs Bringing Second-Life Battery Solar Energy Storage to UK - Hybrid Cars News

June 5, 2017 - 8:51pm

Hybrid Cars News

Renault EVs Bringing Second-Life Battery Solar Energy Storage to UK
Hybrid Cars News
Renault is partnering with the UK's Powervault to give a second life to its electric vehicle batteries for solar energy storage. Fifty trial units will be placed in UK homes powered by solar panels with second-life batteries from used Renault EVs. The ...

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China Looks to Capitalize on Clean Energy as US Retreats - New York Times

June 5, 2017 - 4:38pm

New York Times

China Looks to Capitalize on Clean Energy as US Retreats
New York Times
China has already started an expensive campaign at home and abroad to solidify its considerable hold on solar, wind and other energy-saving businesses. If successful, China would win the economic and diplomatic spoils that the United States and some ...

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'Solar Comet' to drive home importance of clean energy - The Hindu

June 5, 2017 - 12:49pm

The Hindu

'Solar Comet' to drive home importance of clean energy
The Hindu
The 'house on wheels' will tour the city for the next 20 days and activists will interact with RWAs on the the benefits of rooftop solar panels. “The Delhi government came up with a solar policy last year. But despite the benefits it offers, Delhiites ...
House on wheels sets off to tell India solar power has arrivedTimes of India

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Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It's The Energy Source of the ... - Futurism

June 5, 2017 - 12:42pm

Futurism

Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It's The Energy Source of the ...
Futurism
Futurism only supports companies that we trust. Understand Solar is one of those companies. We may collect a share of the sales from the items featured on this ...

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Home furnishings giant prepares for another solar project | Chain ... - Chain Store Age

June 5, 2017 - 7:03am

Chain Store Age

Home furnishings giant prepares for another solar project | Chain ...
Chain Store Age
The home furnishings giant's future Jacksonville, Florida store, slated to open in the fall, will be the newest location to feature a solar power system.

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A self-sufficient home with solar panels installed only on its facade - Phys.Org

June 5, 2017 - 4:46am

Phys.Org

A self-sufficient home with solar panels installed only on its facade
Phys.Org
EPFL, in association with the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, the Geneva School of Art and Design and the University of Fribourg, is taking ...

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Tanzania: 5,000 Homes Get Solar Power - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

June 5, 2017 - 3:03am

Tanzania: 5,000 Homes Get Solar Power - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
The number of Tanzanian households connected to Mobisol's solar systems has gone up by close to 10 per cent during the past two months as the German ...

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