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New US Residential Solar Capacity Down 17% Year-Over-Year for ... - Greentech Media

May 17, 2017 - 9:37am

Greentech Media

New US Residential Solar Capacity Down 17% Year-Over-Year for ...
Greentech Media
New data shows the home solar market contracted significantly in the first quarter of 2017, led by a lull in California.

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Solar-Powered Home Has Gardens On Every Floor - Builder Magazine

May 17, 2017 - 4:27am

Builder Magazine

Solar-Powered Home Has Gardens On Every Floor
Builder Magazine
CURBED's Jenny Xie takes a look at a solar-powered home in Buenos Aires, Argentina that is punctuated with vegetable gardens on every level. Designed by Bam! Arquitectura, the eco-friendly abode features an open floorplan with living, dining, and ...

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Amazing solar house generates enough energy to share with its neighbors - Inhabitat

May 17, 2017 - 4:07am

Inhabitat

Amazing solar house generates enough energy to share with its neighbors
Inhabitat
Although the Netherlands may seem like a tranquil place to live, its climate can be quite volatile. Frigid winters and searing summer heat make energy efficient home design a must – local architects such as Joris Verhoeven Architectuur are creating ...

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The business of solar and the next 'long tail' - GreenBiz

May 17, 2017 - 3:03am

GreenBiz

The business of solar and the next 'long tail'
GreenBiz
In the last couple of months, Sungevity filed for Chapter 11, NRG completely disbanded its NRG Home Solar subsidiary, a variety of solar module manufacturers file for bankruptcy and Solar City walked away from the door-to-door sales model. Then, it was ...

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Solar-powered modern home has gardens on every floor - Curbed

May 16, 2017 - 8:30am

Curbed

Solar-powered modern home has gardens on every floor
Curbed
Stellar eco-friendly homes topped with vegetation and solar panels are always fun to see, but this project in Buenos Aires, Argentina gets particularly creative with it. Sustainability-minded at every step, starting with selecting a site in a walkable ...

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Here's How Much Tesla's Solar Roof Will Really Cost You - Forbes

May 16, 2017 - 4:25am

Forbes

Here's How Much Tesla's Solar Roof Will Really Cost You
Forbes
Solar Roof complements your home's architecture while turning sunlight into electricity. With an integrated Powerwall battery, energy collected during the day is stored and made available any time, effectively turning your home into a personal utility ...
Are Tesla Solar Tiles Worth The Money?Lifehacker Australia
Tesla Rebuffed Uber Partnership on Self-Driving Cars in 2016Bloomberg

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Bristol Home Builder Proposes Solar Subdivision - Bacon's Rebellion

May 16, 2017 - 3:54am

Bacon's Rebellion

Bristol Home Builder Proposes Solar Subdivision
Bacon's Rebellion
Developer Aaron Lilly is seeking Bristol planning commission approval to construct 30 upscale townhouses using solar power to offset electric bills. He envisions the project as the first solar-powered subdivision east of the Mississippi, reports the ...
Developer plans solar-powered townhousesBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

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Solar-powered smart home in Hither Hills listed for $6.495M - Newsday

May 16, 2017 - 2:04am

Newsday

Solar-powered smart home in Hither Hills listed for $6.495M
Newsday
This solar-powered smart home in Montauk's Hither Hills was designed to maximize ocean views in principal living spaces, its owner says. The five-bedroom, four-bath shingle-style home is listed for $6.495 million. “When you have a standard home where ...

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Gorgeous solar-powered Colorado home produces almost all its own energy - Inhabitat

May 16, 2017 - 2:03am

Inhabitat

Gorgeous solar-powered Colorado home produces almost all its own energy
Inhabitat
Sustainability and a love for nature inspired Colorado-based CCY Architects' design of the gorgeous Starwood Residence. Set on a ridge line, this luxury mountain home with floor-to-ceiling glazing overlooks the Roaring Fork Valley and Elk Mountains ...

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Developer plans solar-powered townhouses - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

May 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Developer plans solar-powered townhouses
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
“After seeing solar was at least possible, we've been working on this for over a year. It is more affordable than ever before and the price of electricity goes up every year,” Lilly said. “There would be two meters on the house – one telling how much ...

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Australia's untapped 'solar goldmines' – closer to home than you'd think - One Step Off The Grid (blog)

May 15, 2017 - 7:07pm

One Step Off The Grid (blog)

Australia's untapped 'solar goldmines' – closer to home than you'd think
One Step Off The Grid (blog)
Australia might be a world leader in rooftop solar penetration, but according to a new Sydney focused study, we are only just scratching the surface of our true small-scale solar potential, particularly in the nation's major cities. The Australia ...

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Bay Area Suburb Mandates Solar Panels on New Homes - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

May 15, 2017 - 12:52pm

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

Bay Area Suburb Mandates Solar Panels on New Homes
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Fremont, a suburb of San Francisco, is making a strong move to become the regional clean energy leader by mandating solar panels on all new home and business developments, as part of its goal to be a net-zero-energy city by 2020 – an ambitious goal ...

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SolarCity To Erect Netting To Protect Solar Panels From Home Runs - Hartford Courant

May 15, 2017 - 11:41am

Hartford Courant

SolarCity To Erect Netting To Protect Solar Panels From Home Runs
Hartford Courant
While that is exciting for a call at Yankee Stadium, home runs don't garner much excitement for SolarCity and its solar array behind town hall — just past the outfield fence of the town's recreational softball field. Since the 1,118 panels were ...

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Local sustainability leader finds forecast sunny for solar - RiverBender.com

May 15, 2017 - 8:54am

RiverBender.com

Local sustainability leader finds forecast sunny for solar
RiverBender.com
GLEN CARBON – Sheila Voss makes a smoothie in her blender this morning, and the small appliance she's using will soon be powered by the sun. Voss, Vice President of Education at the Missouri Botanical Garden, is adding solar panels to her home ...

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Why do rooftop solar panels have to be so big and unsightly? - Santa Monica Daily Press

May 15, 2017 - 6:16am

Tech Times

Why do rooftop solar panels have to be so big and unsightly?
Santa Monica Daily Press
The Solar Roof tiles can withstand upwards of three times the storm force of other traditional roof tiles—and as such come with a warranty lasting the lifetime of the home or infinity, whichever comes first. While the Solar Roof system still costs ...
Can Elon Musk's SolarRoof Really Save the World?Paste Magazine
Tesla Now Taking Orders For Its Solar Roof: How It Could Possibly Be The Company's Best Offering YetTech Times
Tesla Inc (TSLA) to Help You Finance Your Solar Roof TilesSmаrt Stоck Nеws

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Azuri Home Solar Power Solution Named Edison Winner - Solar Novus Today

May 15, 2017 - 5:46am

Solar Novus Today

Azuri Home Solar Power Solution Named Edison Winner
Solar Novus Today
The Edison Awards has named Azuri's HomeSmart home solar power solution its Gold Winner in Energy & Sustainability/Solar Solutions. Celebrating 30 years of honouring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and ...

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Solar Boosts Home Values But Selling Can Be a Trial - Speaking of Real Estate (blog)

May 15, 2017 - 5:42am

Speaking of Real Estate (blog)

Solar Boosts Home Values But Selling Can Be a Trial
Speaking of Real Estate (blog)
Homes with solar panels tend to sell for higher prices than comparable homes with conventional energy, studies show. One study, released two years ago by ...

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Tesla starts selling solar roof; says savings to cover costs - UpNorthLive.com

May 14, 2017 - 12:05pm

UpNorthLive.com

Tesla starts selling solar roof; says savings to cover costs
UpNorthLive.com
Tesla's web site includes a calculator where potential buyers can estimate the cost of a solar roof based on the size of their home, the amount of sunlight their neighborhood receives and federal tax credits. They can also put down a refundable $1,000 ...

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Cape House Hunt: West Yarmouth home features loft area, solar ... - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

May 13, 2017 - 11:14pm

Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Cape House Hunt: West Yarmouth home features loft area, solar ...
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
WEST YARMOUTH — Simply put, this house is unique, with solar panels, a large backyard, a loft bedroom and more. The house is surrounded by trees, ...

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West Yarmouth home features loft area, solar panels - Cape Cod Times (subscription)

May 13, 2017 - 11:14pm

Cape Cod Times (subscription)

West Yarmouth home features loft area, solar panels
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
WEST YARMOUTH — Simply put, this house is unique, with solar panels, a large backyard, a loft bedroom and more. The house is surrounded by trees, providing privacy and tranquility. The spacious living room has a gas fireplace and skylights, which ...

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