Elon Musk Unveils “Solar Roof”

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Solar Jobs and Healthy Communities Could Thrive in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. – Today, New York’s Department of Public Services staff delivered recommendations to state regulators as part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative. The report marks the first major milestone in Reforming the Energy Vision process, and depicts a promising opportunity for solar to deliver job growth, healthy communities and grid […]

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Winning Solar Racing Car Showcased at the IDTechEx Show

Solar racing champion debuts in North America; Event Also Features Presentations from Major Car Companies Including Ford, Nissan, Porsche and Toyota  A popular conception is that gas vehicles will eventually give way to plug in electric vehicles. IDTechEx Research sees a different end game. Electric vehicles will ultimately move towards being completely energy independent – harvesting […]

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PSEG Solar Source Acquires 16.8 MW Solar Project from Ecoplexus

Turkey Creek Facility is PSEG Solar Source’s Second in North Carolina PSEG Solar Source today announced it has acquired a 16.8 MW-dc solar energy facility from Ecoplexus Inc. The PSEG Turkey Creek Solar Energy Center is located in Northampton County, N.C. about 95 miles northeast of Raleigh. The PSEG Turkey Creek Solar Energy Center has […]

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Campaign Launches to Mobilize Florida Voters Against Amendment 1

Today, Latino political, community, and business leaders announced their efforts to mobilize voters in opposition to Amendment 1, a ballot initiative open to voters at Tuesday’s polls. The deceptively-marketed Amendment is backed by large utility companies in Florida in an effort to make solar energy more expensive and less competitive to consumers. Amendment 1 would […]

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The Con Edison Demand Management Program for Brooklyn & Queens

Introduction: When you pay your home or business’s electric bill, only roughly half of the money (in NYC) is paying for the generation of the electricity that you have consumed[1]; the coal or natural gas used as fuel to create your electricity, plus money for the investors who built the power plant in the first […]

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30.2 Percent Efficiency – New Record for Silicon-based Multi-junction Solar Cell

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE together with the Austrian company EV Group (EVG) have successfully manufactured a silicon-based multi-junction solar cell with two contacts and an efficiency exceeding the theoretical limit of silicon solar cells. For this achievement, the researchers used a “direct wafer bonding” process to transfer a few […]

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Ownership of Solar Panels Will Surpass Leasing in 2017

According to an article published by Green Tech Media, more and US home solar customers choose to purchase, rather than lease solar panels. That puts direct ownership on a direct path to overtake third-party/leasing modes of installation and reclaiming the top spot in solar financing models since 2011. According to GTM Research’s latest report, U.S. Residential Solar Financing […]

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Tesla acquisition of SolarCity Approved by Shareholders

Tech Crunch is reporting that Tesla and SolarCity have cleared the last important hurdle last Thursday. Shareholders signed off on the proposed acquisition of SolarCity. Respective shareholder votes at both companies gave a green light to Tesla’s takeover plan to of the solar energy technology provider, which Elon Musk first proposed in June.  Tesla shareholders voted 85 percent […]

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SUNation Solar, Donates System To Veteran’s Family In Oceanside, NY

Ronkonkoma-based SUNation Solar Systems’ not-for-profit organization, SUNation Cares, turned on a donated solar system at the home of a deceased Long Island veteran’s family.  The company donated a complete rooftop solar-electric generating system and the gift of electricity for decades to come to the family of the late Thomas Howell III of Oceanside, NY.  Eileen […]

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