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Australian home builder offers solar plus batteries as standard ... - Treehugger

April 13, 2017 - 2:54am

Australian home builder offers solar plus batteries as standard ...
Treehugger
Not so long ago, we thought it was a big deal when home builders started offering solar as a standard option. Now Australian builder Arden Homes is going one ...

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Fire chief proposes new safety measures for solar panels - Effingham Daily News

April 12, 2017 - 5:24pm

Effingham Daily News

Fire chief proposes new safety measures for solar panels
Effingham Daily News
“We started driving around in the residential areas and found several and we've worked with Ameren to find out what they had on their records as to which homes had solar panels,” said Holomy. “Those residences are now in our CAD system. So if someone ...

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Thunder Partner With Sunrun To Educate Fans On Home Solar Power - Pinstriped Prospects

April 12, 2017 - 2:49pm

Pinstriped Prospects

Thunder Partner With Sunrun To Educate Fans On Home Solar Power
Pinstriped Prospects
The Thunder today announced they will be one of 16 teams featured in Minor League Baseball's a multi-year partnership between Minor League Baseball and Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States.

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Thunder Partner With Sunrun To Educate Fans On Home Solar Power - Pinstriped Prospects

April 12, 2017 - 2:49pm

Pinstriped Prospects

Thunder Partner With Sunrun To Educate Fans On Home Solar Power
Pinstriped Prospects
The Thunder today announced they will be one of 16 teams featured in Minor League Baseball's a multi-year partnership between Minor League Baseball and Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States.

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Tesla is Making its Mark with Home Energy With its New Solar Panels - TechDigg

April 12, 2017 - 10:33am

TechDigg

Tesla is Making its Mark with Home Energy With its New Solar Panels
TechDigg
Tesla has just made history with its new environmentally friendly product. The company has just added solar panels to pre-existing homes and buildings, which will give people the option to go off-grid.

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Solar increases values of Northeast homes considerably, study finds (with a Top 10 list) - pv magazine USA

April 12, 2017 - 10:11am

pv magazine USA

Solar increases values of Northeast homes considerably, study finds (with a Top 10 list)
pv magazine USA
The study, conducted by Redfin, a national realty company, and Sun Number, which has developed an automated system to determine the solar potential of homes, teamed up to study how installing solar panels on homes in the northeastern United States ...

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Solar + Tesla Battery Storage Offered In New-Build Queensland ... - CleanTechnica

April 12, 2017 - 3:36am

CleanTechnica

Solar + Tesla Battery Storage Offered In New-Build Queensland ...
CleanTechnica
Another of Australia's major housing developers, the Melbourne-Based group Metricon, will offer rooftop solar and storage as an optional extra in a range of its ...

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Indian power minister celebrates record low solar price - Climate Home

April 12, 2017 - 1:49am

Climate Home

Indian power minister celebrates record low solar price
Climate Home
India's power minister has hailed a new clean energy record, with a solar plant winning a contract to sell to the grid at the country's lowest price ever. The contract to build the 250MW plant in the city of Kadapah, Andhra Pradesh, was won by French ...

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California's solar energy set power supply record in March - News On 6

April 11, 2017 - 8:53am

California's solar energy set power supply record in March
News On 6
Musician John Warren Geils Jr., founder of The J. Geils Band, has died in his Massachusetts home.More >>. Musician John Warren Geils Jr., founder of The J. Geils Band, has died in his Massachusetts home.More >> ...

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Low-income families in East Palo Alto receive no-cost solar panel systems - Palo Alto Online

April 11, 2017 - 7:52am

Palo Alto Online

Low-income families in East Palo Alto receive no-cost solar panel systems
Palo Alto Online
East Palo Alto resident Alicia Valadez has added solar panels to her one-story Glen Way home, which lies in between two solar-powered homes. Valadez's neighbors received these systems from for-profit companies, but Valadez couldn't afford it. Valadez ...

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Why Having Solar Power In The Home Is Easier Than You Think - Huffington Post UK

April 11, 2017 - 12:29am

Huffington Post UK

Why Having Solar Power In The Home Is Easier Than You Think
Huffington Post UK
There is a common misconception that installing and maintaining solar panels will drain both your time and bank balance. But a report carried out by the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London and the Carbon Tracker Initiative found that the cost ...

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Solar panels installed on the wrong roof - KUTV 2News

April 10, 2017 - 8:55pm

Solar panels installed on the wrong roof
KUTV 2News
You can still see signs of the solar panels that were installed and then removed from Janice Masters' home. The roofing tiles don't perfectly match from where a roofer replaced them and there are holes in her siding where an electrical box once hung.

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Snow storm from long ago holds up solar installs today - Redding Record Searchlight

April 10, 2017 - 4:45pm

Redding Record Searchlight

Snow storm from long ago holds up solar installs today
Redding Record Searchlight
Solar power installation companies say Redding's highly restrictive code on how much snow a roof can bear can delay and add thousands of dollars to installing solar panels on older homes. The requirement says that roofs — no matter whether they're ...

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Legislature approves bill curtailing solar panel incentives - Sacramento Bee

April 10, 2017 - 2:46pm

Legislature approves bill curtailing solar panel incentives
Sacramento Bee
The measure also comes as utilities across the U.S. are looking to carve out their own share of the solar market. They are promoting an alternative to installing home solar panels called "community solar" that involves customers agreeing to buy or ...

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Legislature Approves Bill Curtailing Solar Panel Incentives - U.S. News & World Report

April 10, 2017 - 12:00pm

Legislature Approves Bill Curtailing Solar Panel Incentives
U.S. News & World Report
The measure also comes as utilities across the U.S. are looking to carve out their own share of the solar market. They are promoting an alternative to installing home solar panels called "community solar" that involves customers agreeing to buy or ...

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Tesla designed its new rooftop solar panels to be barely visible - Quartz

April 10, 2017 - 11:20am

HousingWire (blog)

Tesla designed its new rooftop solar panels to be barely visible
Quartz
Although Tesla likes to show off, its newest solar roofs are designed to be almost invisible. The new panels are designed to go on existing homes with no visible mounting equipment and sit flush with the roof. Tesla claims its low-profile panels will ...
The Next Solar Energy Revolution Is Hiding in Plain SightNBCNews.com
Tesla takes next step in solar energy revolution, unveils new solar panelsHousingWire (blog)
Want solar panels but hate their look? Tesla announces low-profile panelsDigital Trends
Greentech Media -KnowTechie -Mashable -Tesla
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College trains Maine students for solar job market that's hotter elsewhere - Press Herald

April 10, 2017 - 7:14am

Press Herald

College trains Maine students for solar job market that's hotter elsewhere
Press Herald
Whether it's a 26,000-panel municipal solar array or just a few panels on the roof of a home, someone has to install solar systems for the lights to come on, and Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield is ramping up efforts to train workers to ...

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The Next Solar Energy Revolution Is Hiding in Plain Sight - NBCNews.com

April 10, 2017 - 6:56am

Engadget

The Next Solar Energy Revolution Is Hiding in Plain Sight
NBCNews.com
"Rather than an eyesore on the roof, it becomes actually a feature of the home," says Christopher Klinga, technical director of the Architectural Solar Association. "People are going to start wanting to put it on the front side of their home to show ...
Tesla designed its new rooftop solar panels to be barely visibleQuartz
Tesla's sleek solar panels are easier to install on your roofEngadget
Tesla partners with Panasonic to release solar panels for home useKnowTechie
Teslarati -Treehugger -Inhabitat
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Solar powered homes worth up to $15000 more – 10+ northeast USA cities under focus - Electrek

April 10, 2017 - 6:24am

Electrek

Solar powered homes worth up to $15000 more – 10+ northeast USA cities under focus
Electrek
As early as 2015, a multi-institutional research led by U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkley Laboratory (Berkley Lab) concluded that home buyers have consistently been willing to pay more for homes with host-owned solar photovoltaic (PV) energy ...

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Solar powered homes worth up to $15000 more – 10+ northeast USA cities under focus - Electrek

April 10, 2017 - 6:24am

Electrek

Solar powered homes worth up to $15000 more – 10+ northeast USA cities under focus
Electrek
Sun Number is a U.S. Department of Energy SunShot-funded startup that has developed a patented automatic process for helping homeowners/buyers understand the solar energy potential of their homes or future homes, using a Sun Number Scale that runs ...

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