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Tesla Selling Solar Tiles, Says They Look Like Traditional Roof - Voice of America

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 5:31pm

Voice of America

Tesla Selling Solar Tiles, Says They Look Like Traditional Roof
Voice of America
The solar tiles contain photovoltaic cells that are invisible from the street. Guaranteed for life of home. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said one of the drawbacks to home solar installations has been the solar panels themselves: They're often awkward, shiny and ...

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Here's how you can order Tesla's new Solar Roof (TSLA) - Markets Insider

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 2:40pm

Markets Insider

Here's how you can order Tesla's new Solar Roof (TSLA)
Markets Insider
To help people figure out how much it will cost to install a Tesla Solar Roof on their home, the company rolled out a Solar Roof calculator. The calculator uses information like the size of the roof, the average local price of electricity, and how much ...

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Solar energy coming to St. Peter - Mankato Free Press

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 1:40pm

Mankato Free Press

Solar energy coming to St. Peter
Mankato Free Press
PETER — Pending approval from the St. Peter City Council, the city will start rolling out options this summer for residents to power their homes with solar energy thanks to a potential partnership with Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency. The ...

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Solar energy subscriptions come to St. Peter - Mankato Free Press

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 1:40pm

Mankato Free Press

Solar energy subscriptions come to St. Peter
Mankato Free Press
The average home in St. Peter uses about 677 kilowatt hours of electricity each month. It would take about 8.5 solar panels to produce 50 percent of that energy, City Administrator Todd Prafke said at a solar energy workshop in March. A 20-year ...

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Tesla is releasing a solar roof calculator to show if your home will make money from the sun - Quartz

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 11:51am

NPR

Tesla is releasing a solar roof calculator to show if your home will make money from the sun
Quartz
Tesla is now accepting orders for its new solar roofs that it estimates will earn money for customers over the lifetime of their house. How much? The company's new calculator uses Google Project Sunroof to estimate the value of each home's potential ...
Tesla Begins Taking Orders For Its Solar Energy Roof Tile SystemsNPR
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Tesla starts taking orders for solar roof tiles on homesPress Herald
Business Insider -CNBC -CBS Los Angeles -Tesla
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Tesla To Sell Solar Roof Tiles That Can Power A Home - CBS Los Angeles

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 10:59am

CBS Los Angeles

Tesla To Sell Solar Roof Tiles That Can Power A Home
CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Tesla will soon begin selling solar roof tiles that are designed to look like a traditional roof and have the potential to power a home. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted early Wednesday that ordering would begin later in the day.
Tesla's Solar Roof gets a priceCNET
You can officially order Tesla's solar roof — here's everything you need to knowBusiness Insider
Tesla releases details of its solar roof tiles: cheaper than regular roof with 'infinity warranty' and 30 yrs of ...Electrek
USA TODAY -Midland Daily News -The Verge -Tesla
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Tesla just opened up orders for its Solar Roof — here's how much it will cost you - Business Insider

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 10:44am

Business Insider

Tesla just opened up orders for its Solar Roof — here's how much it will cost you
Business Insider
Tesla's Solar Roof uses both solar and non-solar tiles. This allows consumers to choose how many solar tiles they need based on their home's electricity consumption, the company said. Tesla's estimate of $21.85 per square foot for its Solar Roof is ...
Tesla's Solar Roof gets a priceCNET
Tesla releases details of its solar roof tiles: cheaper than regular roof with 'infinity warranty'Electrek
Tesla to start taking solar roof orders today, Musk saysBuffalo News
USA TODAY -Greentech Media -Reuters
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The power of thinking small and solar - The Daily Star

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 10:22am

The Daily Star

The power of thinking small and solar
The Daily Star
It is important to note here that Bangladesh has been a global role model, showing how an energy transformation is brought about through household-based solar infrastructure initiated in its rural areas. Selling solar home systems through microcredit ...

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Tidy Little Home, With Solar, Just Listed in Castro Valley: $675000 - Patch.com

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 10:00am

Patch.com

Tidy Little Home, With Solar, Just Listed in Castro Valley: $675000
Patch.com
Tidy Little Home, With Solar, Just Listed in Castro Valley: $675,000. WOW House: This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom has a lot to offer including beautiful hardwood floors and a fireplace. By Bea Karnes (Patch Staff) - May 10, 2017 1:45 pm ET. Tidy Little Home ...

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Solar panels raise concerns for firefighters - The Sentinel

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 7:33am

The Sentinel

Solar panels raise concerns for firefighters
The Sentinel
Among the concerns are the risk of electric shock when navigating a rooftop equipped with solar panels, and the fear that panels on a burning roof could slide off and hurt someone on the ground, or collapse into the home, crushing or trapping a person ...

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Open house for Studio 804's new passive solar home May 13 - KU Today

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 6:18am

KU Today

Open house for Studio 804's new passive solar home May 13
KU Today
LAWRENCE — University of Kansas students in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning's Studio 804 design-build program have completed their latest project, a passive solar house in east Lawrence. It will be open to the public 9 a.m.-2 p.m ...

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Open house for Studio 804's new passive solar home May 13 - KU Today

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 6:18am

KU Today

Open house for Studio 804's new passive solar home May 13
KU Today
LAWRENCE — University of Kansas students in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning's Studio 804 design-build program have completed their latest project, a passive solar house in east Lawrence. It will be open to the public 9 a.m.-2 p.m ...

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Open house for Studio 804's new passive solar home May 13 - KU Today

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 6:18am

KU Today

Open house for Studio 804's new passive solar home May 13
KU Today
LAWRENCE — University of Kansas students in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning's Studio 804 design-build program have completed their latest project, a passive solar house in east Lawrence. It will be open to the public 9 a.m.-2 p.m ...

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Tesla to start taking solar roof orders today, Musk says - Buffalo News

Solar Home News - May 10, 2017 - 5:45am

Buffalo News

Tesla to start taking solar roof orders today, Musk says
Buffalo News
Musk views Tesla's solar roof as a revolutionary product that is designed to replace the clunky solar panel arrays now mounted on homeowners' roofs. Tesla's solar roof, using glass tiles that have solar cells inside, is intended to serve both as the ...
Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Opening Orders for the Solar Roof. Will We Learn More About Pricing?Greentech Media
Tesla begins taking orders for solar roofsNew York Post
Tesla Starts Taking Orders for Solar RoofsU.S. News & World Report
Daily Mail -USA TODAY -Inverse
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Solar panels raise concerns for firefighters - ABC27

Solar Home News - May 9, 2017 - 11:39pm

ABC27

Solar panels raise concerns for firefighters
ABC27
Among the concerns are the risk of electric shock when navigating a rooftop equipped with solar panels, and the fear that panels on a burning roof could slide off and hurt someone on the ground, or collapse into the home, crushing or trapping a person ...

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Sunlight Financial gets $500 million for home solar loans - Reuters

Solar Home News - May 9, 2017 - 11:27pm

Sunlight Financial gets $500 million for home solar loans
Reuters
Sunlight Financial, a startup that provides loans for home solar systems, on Wednesday said it received a $500 million commitment from Technology Credit Union that will finance about 20,000 new rooftop installations. The announcement, Sunlight's ...

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Sunlight Financial gets $500 million for home solar loans - Reuters

Solar Home News - May 9, 2017 - 11:09pm

Sunlight Financial gets $500 million for home solar loans
Reuters
Sunlight Financial, a startup that provides loans for home solar systems, on Wednesday said it received a $500 million commitment from Technology Credit Union that will finance about 20,000 new rooftop installations. The announcement, Sunlight's ...

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Juliet Cuming: Renewable energy proud - vtdigger.org

Solar Home News - May 9, 2017 - 5:20pm

Juliet Cuming: Renewable energy proud
vtdigger.org
We had bought a parcel of land which was too expensive for our modest budget, but was perfect for the solar and wind powered home we planned on building. Located at the top of a hill, in a class 7 wind site, with south facing solar exposure and an open ...

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Solar farm outside Winchester to begin producing power this fall - Lexington Herald Leader

Solar Home News - May 9, 2017 - 1:03pm

Lexington Herald Leader

Solar farm outside Winchester to begin producing power this fall
Lexington Herald Leader
“Like the song says, 'The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home.' Pretty soon, every time the sun is shining bright, we'll be making electricity,” said Tony Campbell, CEO of East Kentucky Power Cooperative, which will own and operate the solar farm ...
New record low for solar power bids baffles industry, financiersBusiness Standard

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SolarGaps blinds generate solar electricity while shading your windows - Treehugger

Solar Home News - May 9, 2017 - 10:18am

Treehugger

SolarGaps blinds generate solar electricity while shading your windows
Treehugger
These plug-and-play solar smart blinds track the sun's angle in the sky throughout the day and produce clean electricity for home or office. For those who can't, or don't want to, install solar on their rooftop, or who just want to offset some of their ...
SolarGaps blinds protect your home from the sun and draw from its powerDigital Trends

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