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Solar panels go in 62 Dubbo homes - Daily Liberal

June 5, 2017 - 12:14am

Daily Liberal

Solar panels go in 62 Dubbo homes
Daily Liberal
“With both a smart energy management system and solar panels already installed in 62 AHO homes we can now see the benefits of saving energy and costs for our tenants. We anticipate that over 150 AHO properties will benefit from the program when all the ...

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A Self-Sufficient Home With Solar Panels Installed Only On Its Facade - ECNmag.com

June 4, 2017 - 11:18pm

A Self-Sufficient Home With Solar Panels Installed Only On Its Facade
ECNmag.com
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 part in the 2017 international Solar Decathlon competition. Students have designed a house ...

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After two years, countywide solar campaign ends on sunny note - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

June 4, 2017 - 8:01pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After two years, countywide solar campaign ends on sunny note
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Randy Bondi stands in front of his Etna home, where he had 12 solar panels mounted on the roof as part of a program funded through the Heinz Endowments.

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The latest solar scam: “Investing” in “solar timeshares” aka “community solar gardens.” Only $100/month for 20 years - American Enterprise Institute

June 4, 2017 - 12:47pm

InsideEVs

The latest solar scam: “Investing” in “solar timeshares” aka “community solar gardens.” Only $100/month for 20 years
American Enterprise Institute
In addition to the 30% federal tax credit for the entire cost of an installed home solar system, you get additional savings from a Minnesota state energy rebate, state solar renewable energy credits, property tax exemptions in Minnesota that exclude ...
Mercedes-Benz Teams With Vivint For Solar/Energy Storage SystemsInsideEVs
Solar, solar, everywhere, so bright it makes you blinkGrand Junction Daily Sentinel

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Battery powered homes may be future of homebuilding - The Daily Courier

June 4, 2017 - 5:00am

The Daily Courier

Battery powered homes may be future of homebuilding
The Daily Courier
Using just enough solar panels to keep the battery charged during the day, the idea is that the home relies primarily on the battery to run all of its electric needs and almost never has to interact with the grid until the evening when the grid is ...

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11 ways to build a Paris climate change accord — in your own community - MarketWatch

June 3, 2017 - 7:39am

MarketWatch

11 ways to build a Paris climate change accord — in your own community
MarketWatch
So how do you recreate the Paris climate change accord at home? It's far from simple. With that in mind, MarketWatch provides some suggestions: 1. Solar-power your home with and without panels. This is one way to reduce your reliance on fossil fuels ...

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Cutting edge, cutting back: Eco-Solar Home Tour highlights latest energy-saving innovations - Edmonton Journal

June 3, 2017 - 4:32am

Edmonton Journal

Cutting edge, cutting back: Eco-Solar Home Tour highlights latest energy-saving innovations
Edmonton Journal
Landmark Homes will present site 12 of the Eco-Solar Home Tour, featuring a home in southeast Edmonton that includes solar panels and an inverter, as well as an air heat pump with a smart duct system, drain water heat recovery system, and triple-pane ...

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Solar on Every Rooftop - urbanmilwaukee

June 2, 2017 - 10:31am

urbanmilwaukee

Solar on Every Rooftop
urbanmilwaukee
As some homeowners associations debate whether solar panels should be allowed, at a new subdivision in New Berlin, they will be mandatory. Ground was broken in late May on Red Fox Crossing, a 34-home development where deed restrictions require ...

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At Home: KU students design, build passive solar house - Topeka Capital Journal

June 2, 2017 - 10:01am

Topeka Capital Journal

At Home: KU students design, build passive solar house
Topeka Capital Journal
University of Kansas students participating in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning's Studio 804 design-build program constructed a passive solar house on the east side of Lawrence. The home's steel exterior is reminiscent of the Lustron ...

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Inside one of Austin's Cool Houses - MyStatesman.com

June 1, 2017 - 9:02pm

MyStatesman.com

Inside one of Austin's Cool Houses
MyStatesman.com
The home was featured in the American Institute of Architects Austin tour in October and will be part of Austin Energy and Texas Solar Energy Society's Cool House Tour on June 11. The tour features seven homes, a multifamily development and a ...

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Global Solar Home Light Equipment Market Report 2017 - MilTech

June 1, 2017 - 8:19pm

MilTech

Global Solar Home Light Equipment Market Report 2017
MilTech
This report studies Solar Home Lighting Equipment in Global market, especially in North America, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and India, with production, revenue, consumption, import and export in these regions, from 2012 to 2016, and forecast ...

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More Fredericksburg-area homeowners are switching to solar energy - Fredericksburg.com

June 1, 2017 - 5:03pm

Fredericksburg.com

More Fredericksburg-area homeowners are switching to solar energy
Fredericksburg.com
Roberts and her husband Steve began thinking about using the sun to help power their Argyle Hills subdivision home when Dominion Virginia Power, now Dominion Energy Virginia, was working on a plan for a third nuclear reactor at its North Anna Power ...

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Coming soon: Your first solar home - Pamplin Media Group

June 1, 2017 - 11:41am

Pamplin Media Group

Coming soon: Your first solar home
Pamplin Media Group
HASSON COMPANY REALTORS - Mike Hall Enough solar energy hits Earth in one hour to power all of humanity for a year. That's an impressive factoid, and it's just a matter of time until the technology and economics of solar bring it to every home.

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Coming soon: Your first solar home - Pamplin Media Group

June 1, 2017 - 11:08am

Pamplin Media Group

Coming soon: Your first solar home
Pamplin Media Group
HASSON COMPANY REALTORS - Mike Hall Enough solar energy hits Earth in one hour to power all of humanity for a year. That's an impressive factoid, and it's just a matter of time until the technology and economics of solar bring it to every home.

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My Home Group, IIT-H-incubated firm venture into solar market - Hindu Business Line

June 1, 2017 - 10:36am

My Home Group, IIT-H-incubated firm venture into solar market
Hindu Business Line
My Home Group, a conglomerate with interests in cement, real estate, power and education, has diversified into solar energy. A group company, ABJA Power, has signed up with PuREnergy, a solar energy solutions company incubated at IIT-Hyderabad.

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Should I Sell My Mutual Fund to Go Solar? - Greentech Media

June 1, 2017 - 6:47am

Greentech Media

Should I Sell My Mutual Fund to Go Solar?
Greentech Media
The economics of home solar vary widely depending on local and state incentives, future local electricity prices, installation cost, local climate and the angle and degree of shading of your roof. In my experience, a reputable local installer is likely ...

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New Wisconsin subdivision to require solar on every rooftop - Midwest Energy News

June 1, 2017 - 3:02am

Midwest Energy News

New Wisconsin subdivision to require solar on every rooftop
Midwest Energy News
As some homeowners associations debate whether solar panels should be allowed, at a new Milwaukee-area subdivision, they will be mandatory. Ground was broken in late May on Red Fox Crossing, a 34-home development where deed restrictions require ...

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New Wisconsin subdivision to require solar on every rooftop - Midwest Energy News

June 1, 2017 - 3:02am

Midwest Energy News

New Wisconsin subdivision to require solar on every rooftop
Midwest Energy News
As some homeowners associations debate whether solar panels should be allowed, at a new Milwaukee-area subdivision, they will be mandatory. Ground was broken in late May on Red Fox Crossing, a 34-home development where deed restrictions require ...

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Companies offering more aesthetically pleasing solar panels - The Fayette Tribune

June 1, 2017 - 2:20am

The Fayette Tribune

Companies offering more aesthetically pleasing solar panels
The Fayette Tribune
Dear EarthTalk: Why do rooftop solar panels have to be so big and unsightly? Are there any better-looking alternatives out there? — Maise Lipscomb, Helena, Mont. If aesthetics is the reason you've been holding off on converting your home to solar ...

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