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Striving for sustainability: City looks to meet renewable energy goals - Columbia Missourian

May 13, 2017 - 6:06pm

Columbia Missourian

Striving for sustainability: City looks to meet renewable energy goals
Columbia Missourian
Allie Gassmann's house has solar panels facing west to maximize the amount of sunlight they receive. According to a certificate provided by the solar company, the panels should reduce about 158 tons of carbon emissions over their 30-year lifespan.

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Solar power is getting cheaper; here are some smart options for your home - USA TODAY

May 13, 2017 - 8:26am

USA TODAY

Solar power is getting cheaper; here are some smart options for your home
USA TODAY
Finding ways to save energy and money in your home isn't a new concept, but there are many more options available today – led by improvements in solar power. And falling costs help the cause, too: according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, ...

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Solar power is getting cheaper; here are some panel and battery ... - AZCentral.com

May 13, 2017 - 8:11am

AZCentral.com

Solar power is getting cheaper; here are some panel and battery ...
AZCentral.com
Columnist Marc Saltzman takes a look at one solar panel provider, Vivint Solar, and how their offerings work. Marc Saltzman, Special for USA Today.

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New rates available for home energy improvement loans - Danbury News Times

May 13, 2017 - 7:09am

New rates available for home energy improvement loans
Danbury News Times
“Switching to solar just makes good economic sense and Connecticut homeowners are taking advantage of this trend,” said Kerry O'Neill, Vice President, Residential Programs, for Connecticut Green Bank. “Nearly 80% of the homes in this state that have ...

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These Solar Panel Blinds Will Power Your Home and Reduce Your Electric Bill By 70% - Observer

May 12, 2017 - 11:05am

Observer

These Solar Panel Blinds Will Power Your Home and Reduce Your Electric Bill By 70%
Observer
A new startup called SolarGaps has created smart solar panel blinds that can reduce your electricity bill by up to 70 percent. They function by automatically tracking the sun throughout the day, adjusting position to the optimal angles to generate ...

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Henrico officials approve 10-home development, solar panel grid - RichmondBizSense

May 12, 2017 - 8:47am

Henrico officials approve 10-home development, solar panel grid
RichmondBizSense
A new section of a housing development and a solar energy facility in Henrico were given the green light by the county's Board of Supervisors this week. Welford Properties won approval from supervisors Tuesday to add up to 10 detached homes on a ...

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These solar panel window blinds generate energy while blocking rays - Curbed

May 12, 2017 - 5:30am

Curbed

These solar panel window blinds generate energy while blocking rays
Curbed
The angle and positioning of the blinds is controlled through an app that also displays energy generation numbers. There's a setting for the blinds to automatically optimize their angle according to the sun. You can also integrate the controls with ...

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Tesla's rechargeable battery can power your home with solar energy — here's how it works - Business Insider

May 12, 2017 - 5:11am

ConsumerReports.org

Tesla's rechargeable battery can power your home with solar energy — here's how it works
Business Insider
To experience those savings, however, customers would need an at-home battery. Otherwise, there's no way to store and use the electricity generated by the panels. Tesla isn't the only company that sells at-home batteries — but interested Solar Roof ...
Doing the Math on Tesla's Solar Roof (Again)ConsumerReports.org
Tesla Begins Taking Orders for Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems ...KQED
The Tesla Solar Roof Is Here: This Is What We Know So FarMotley Fool
Tesla -Tesla -Bloomberg -Twitter
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Tesla starts selling solar roof tiles; says savings to cover costs - The Columbian

May 12, 2017 - 5:07am

The Columbian

Tesla starts selling solar roof tiles; says savings to cover costs
The Columbian
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 ...
Tesla's rechargeable battery can power your home with solar energy — here's how it worksBusiness Insider
Can Tesla's Solar Roof Smash The Competition?Nasdaq
Tesla's solar roof sets Elon Musk's grand clean-energy ambitions ...The Sydney Morning Herald
Tech Times -www.businessgreen.com -Newsy -Tesla
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SunPower by Stellar Solar Launches "Solar Cribs" YouTube Series - PR Newswire (press release)

May 12, 2017 - 4:33am

PR Newswire (press release)

SunPower by Stellar Solar Launches "Solar Cribs" YouTube Series
PR Newswire (press release)
The series will tell the stories of the people who made the decision to power their homes and businesses with solar and the unique attributes that make their story worth telling. It will cover a wide demographic range of home and business owners to ...

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Tesla starts selling solar roof; says savings to cover costs - WSBT-TV

May 12, 2017 - 2:52am

WSBT-TV

Tesla starts selling solar roof; says savings to cover costs
WSBT-TV
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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Henrico officials approve 10-home development, solar panel grid - RichmondBizSense

May 12, 2017 - 2:12am

RichmondBizSense

Henrico officials approve 10-home development, solar panel grid
RichmondBizSense
A new section of a housing development and a solar energy facility in Henrico were given the green light by the county's Board of Supervisors this week. Welford Properties won approval from supervisors Tuesday to add up to 10 detached homes on a ...

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Deepwater Wind Outlines Solar Farm Proposed In Simsbury - Hartford Courant

May 11, 2017 - 6:07pm

Hartford Courant

Deepwater Wind Outlines Solar Farm Proposed In Simsbury
Hartford Courant
Stephen Sutton hopes that's the case behind his Berkshire Way home, which has a backyard facing two different parcels of the proposed solar farm. One of them is a wooded area that Sutton would prefer not to see cleared, at least to the extent Deepwater ...

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Tesla just opened up orders for its Solar Roof — here's how much it will cost you - AOL

May 11, 2017 - 11:28am

AOL

Tesla just opened up orders for its Solar Roof — here's how much it will cost you
AOL
Tesla's estimate of $21.85 per square foot for its Solar Roof is based on 35% of the tiles being solar. Musk said that most roofs would likely have about 40% solar tiles. However, he added that depending on the home, some roofs could be made up of 70% ...

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Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems - NPR

May 11, 2017 - 7:51am

NPR

Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile Systems
NPR
Resembling normal roofing shingles, the solar tiles will be offered in a variety of styles, from slate and terra cotta to smooth or textured dark gray. On its website, Tesla is taking $1,000 deposits toward work that includes removing a house's ...
Tesla is releasing a solar roof calculator to show if your home will make money from the sunQuartz
Tesla solar roof prices come in cheaper than some had expectedCNBC
Tesla To Sell Solar Roof Tiles That Can Power A HomeCBS Los Angeles
Press Herald -Greentech Media -Tesla -Tesla
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d.light partners with microfinance institution Musoni for off-grid solar in Kenya - PV-Tech

May 11, 2017 - 3:29am

PV-Tech

d.light partners with microfinance institution Musoni for off-grid solar in Kenya
PV-Tech
Under the terms of the partnership Musoni Kenya will absorb the upfront cost of d.light's solar home system (which features a solar panel, mobile phone charger, solar lights, light switches, a torch and an FM radio) with customers servicing the loan ...

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FIRST LOOK: Tesla's solar roofs are here - WHIO

May 11, 2017 - 2:38am

WHIO

FIRST LOOK: Tesla's solar roofs are here
WHIO
Jim Humphrey looks over the damage after a fire Wednesday night, May 10, at his home on Ludlow Street in Hamilton. He says in the four months he has lived at the home, he has often had to run vandals off the property. (NICK GRAHAM/STAFF).

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Solar phone finds a home at Motlow - Murfreesboro Post

May 11, 2017 - 2:06am

Murfreesboro Post

Solar phone finds a home at Motlow
Murfreesboro Post
Mechatronics students created the outdoor solar-powered phone as part of their capstone project this spring. The phone sits between the two campus buildings, and will be available to the students and faculty. "Now, anyone on the Smyrna campus can use ...

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