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Tesla Launches Sales of 'Invisible' Solar Roof - Voice of America

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 2:08pm

Voice of America

Tesla Launches Sales of 'Invisible' Solar Roof
Voice of America
American technology company Tesla has launched sales of its new solar roof. The roof is made of glass tiles that can collect energy from the sun. The tiles were designed to make the roof look similar to those on traditional homes. Some of the tiles ...

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Tesla Launches Sales of 'Invisible' Solar Roof - Voice of America

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 2:08pm

Voice of America

Tesla Launches Sales of 'Invisible' Solar Roof
Voice of America
American technology company Tesla has launched sales of its new solar roof. The roof is made of glass tiles that can collect energy from the sun. The tiles were designed to make the roof look similar to those on traditional homes. Some of the tiles ...
Tesla to release in-car app for solar roof/Powerwall monitoring, says Elon MuskElectrek
Tesla's game-changing solar tiles will take you off the grid in styleAsia Property Report
Here's how much a Tesla solar roof will cost in AustraliaThe Australian Financial Review

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Local sustainability leader finds forecast sunny for solar - AdVantage News

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 1:20pm

AdVantage News

Local sustainability leader finds forecast sunny for solar
AdVantage News
Voss, vice president of education at the Missouri Botanical Garden, is adding solar panels to her home through the Solarize Madison County/Glen Carbon program. More than 200 individuals have signed up for more information from the program since it ...
TEP to Power 21000 Homes with New Solar Array for Historically Low PriceBusiness Wire (press release)
Why are we not focusing more on renewable energy?The Daily Star

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New solar rebate guidelines crack down on home-based companies, installers at co-working spaces - San Antonio Business Journal

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 9:20am

New solar rebate guidelines crack down on home-based companies, installers at co-working spaces
San Antonio Business Journal
San Antonio-based utility company CPS Energy released a new set of guidelines that will govern the next round of its popular rooftop solar rebate program and the definition of who is considered a local installer just got more strict.

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Major Solar Company Accused Of Manipulating Sales Data Before Initial Public Offering - The Daily Caller

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 7:04am

Major Solar Company Accused Of Manipulating Sales Data Before Initial Public Offering
The Daily Caller
... data showing hundreds of customers who canceled contracts during a roughly five-month period before the initial public offering. Solar companies usually give homeowners several days to rethink the contract before solar panels are installed in their ...

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Nigeria: Beside Power Plants, We Are Building 20,000 Solar Home ... - AllAfrica.com

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 3:45am

Nigeria: Beside Power Plants, We Are Building 20,000 Solar Home ...
AllAfrica.com
Interview - Mr. Chiedu Ugbo is the Managing Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC). In this interview, he speaks about the ongoing ...

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Passive solar home built of recycled natural materials “floats” in the Australian bush - Inhabitat

Solar Home News - May 22, 2017 - 2:02am

Inhabitat

Passive solar home built of recycled natural materials “floats” in the Australian bush
Inhabitat
At first glance, the delightfully sinuous roof that tops the Lauriston house makes the building look more like sculpture than a home in the Australian bush. But a closer look reveals that the building truly is a welcoming retreat meticulously detailed ...

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Beside power plants, we are building 20000 solar home units – NDPHC - Daily Trust

Solar Home News - May 21, 2017 - 7:49pm

Daily Trust

Beside power plants, we are building 20000 solar home units – NDPHC
Daily Trust
Beside power plants, we are building 20,000 solar home units – NDPHC. By Simon Echewofun Sunday | Publish Date: May 22 2017 2:00AMMr. Chiedu Ugbo is the Managing Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC). In this interview, he ...

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Home Batteries Aren't Economical—Yet - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Solar Home News - May 21, 2017 - 6:03pm

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Home Batteries Aren't Economical—Yet
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Thanks to a big push by solar vendors and battery providers such as Tesla Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., and Sunverge Energy Inc., homeowners in the U.S. now have a choice of off-the-shelf home batteries, or they can get them through pilot programs ...

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Renting Energy Storage: Tesla's Powerwall Showing a Path for Batteries in the Home - Madison.com

Solar Home News - May 20, 2017 - 5:19am

Madison.com

Renting Energy Storage: Tesla's Powerwall Showing a Path for Batteries in the Home
Madison.com
Energy storage in the home has always been something of a holy grail for those who love renewable energy. Solar panels on your roof could power your home during the day, and any excess could be saved in a battery for later use. Heck, even an electric ...

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New Tool Could Ease Firefighter Risks, Delays at Homes With Solar Panels - NBC4 Washington

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 4:12pm

NBC4 Washington

New Tool Could Ease Firefighter Risks, Delays at Homes With Solar Panels
NBC4 Washington
Firefighters across the D.C. region say they're facing increased danger as more and more homeowners install solar panels. Risks include electrocution if the home can't be de-energized or a roof collapsing quicker under the weight of the heavy solar panels.

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Vivint Solar Teams up with Mercedes-Benz Energy for Battery Innovation - Utah Business

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 2:50pm

Utah Business

Vivint Solar Teams up with Mercedes-Benz Energy for Battery Innovation
Utah Business
Lehi and Sunnyvale, California—Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar announced Thursday an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the United States. The two companies will introduce ...

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10 home batteries that rival Tesla's Powerwall 2 - Business Insider

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 9:38am

Business Insider

10 home batteries that rival Tesla's Powerwall 2
Business Insider
At-home batteries are a necessary purchase for anyone looking to convert their home to solar power. The batteries store the electricity generated by solar panels, which can then be used at night or during peak grid times to save money on your ...

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Solar Innovations Mean We Can Bring Power To The 1 Billion Who Still Live Without It - Fast Company

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 7:50am

Fast Company

Solar Innovations Mean We Can Bring Power To The 1 Billion Who Still Live Without It
Fast Company
She says a 40 watt home solar system that five years ago would have powered a lightbulb and charged only a phone can today run three lightbulbs, a phone charger, a radio, a small TV, and a digital fan. The cost of a home solar panel system, plus ...

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Will Tesla's Tiles Finally Give Solar Shingles Their Day in the Sun? - Scientific American

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 7:00am

Scientific American

Will Tesla's Tiles Finally Give Solar Shingles Their Day in the Sun?
Scientific American
But the Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Tesla CEO could soon make a very real impact in a much-nearer future—and much closer to home—simply by helping U.S. homeowners harness the power of sunlight. This summer Tesla aims to begin installing solar ...

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Get Gephardt Investigates: Solar panels make it tough for some to refi their homes - KUTV 2News

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 5:09am

KUTV 2News

Get Gephardt Investigates: Solar panels make it tough for some to refi their homes
KUTV 2News
WEST VALLEY CITY, UT — Diana Morin is among the nearly 20,000 homeowners in Utah who have installed solar panels. She was convinced by a door-to-door salesman it would be a good investment. But the investment has led to a massive headache, ...

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BRIEF-Vivint Solar, Mercedes announce collaboration to bring home energy storage system to US - Reuters

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 4:15am

BRIEF-Vivint Solar, Mercedes announce collaboration to bring home energy storage system to US
Reuters
OTTAWA/SEATTLE, May 19 Boeing Co on Friday rushed to fix a gamble that looks to have gone wrong, with the defense unit of the U.S. plane maker seeking to fend off a Canadian threat to scrap the purchase of 18 Super Hornet jets, a source familiar with ...

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Mercedes-Benz and Vivint Solar partner to compete with Tesla in home energy - CNBC

Solar Home News - May 18, 2017 - 4:05am

CNBC

Mercedes-Benz and Vivint Solar partner to compete with Tesla in home energy
CNBC
Mercedes-Benz is partnering with U.S.-based Vivint Solar to compete with Tesla and similar companies in residential solar energy and storage. Mercedes-Benz Energy will combine its 2.5 kilowatt-hour energy storage batteries with a Vivint's rooftop to ...
Mercedes-Benz and Vivint want to power your solar homeEngadget
Daimler, Vivint Solar in exclusive deal on US home batteriesReuters
Vivint Solar brings Mercedes home batteries to USSFGate
The Verge -Electric Light & Power -Seeking Alpha -Mercedes-Benz
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