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GE and Tesla to Outfit 50 Home Depot Stores With Solar Panels
GE and Tesla to Outfit 50 Home Depot Stores With Solar PanelsGeneral Electric Co.’s Current unit and Tesla Inc. will install solar systems on 50 Home Depot Inc. stores and sell the power output to the retailer. The solar rooftops will generate enough electricity to reduce each store’s demand from local utility ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:56:00 GMT
Ford Museum solar panels should cut energy costs
Ford Museum solar panels should cut energy costsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) ‚ÄĒ The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids has installed 720 new solar panel modules. The panels are on the roof of both the museum and the attached DeVos Learning Center. They started going in last month and ...read more
Source: WOOD
Published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:26:00 GMT
Ikea's new solar panels promise to knock £560 a year off your electricity bills - but there's a huge upfront catch
Ikea's new solar panels promise to knock £560 a year off your electricity bills - but there's a huge upfront catchThe flat pack furnishing chain has introduced solar power systems and home battery packs to its services, which it claims can save households £560 a year - and knock 70% off the average energy bill. It says that by installing supersized batteries onto ...read more
Source: Mirror on MSN.com
Published on Fri, 11 Aug 2017 06:33:00 GMT
Find Out Florida: What Incentives Are Available To Families Who Want To Install Solar Panels?
Find Out Florida: What Incentives Are Available To Families Who Want To Install Solar Panels?This story is part of Find Out Florida, a WUFT News series built from your questions. Fran Siegfried, an audience member, asked us, “If a family wants to get rooftop solar, what are the financial incentives from Florida, the federal government, or the ...read more
Source: Florida's Wuft-FM
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:52:00 GMT
Is my Home suitable for Solar Panels?
Is my Home suitable for Solar Panels?Solar power is almost a good idea for home owners interested in saving money on electricity costs and supporting a healthier environment. But there’s no denying that some homes are more well suited to solar power systems than others. Your sun exposure ...read more
Source: blog.zricks.com
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:06:00 GMT
Solar panels spring from Boxford's landfill
Solar panels spring from Boxford's landfillBOXFORD ‚ÄĒ The town's small, hilly and closed landfill will give Boxford a big boost when it comes to producing electricity and cutting greenhouse gases in the decades to come. That's thanks to a new, 1-megawatt solar field that was built on the capped ...read more
Source: Salem News
Published on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:09:00 GMT
Researchers use polystyrene to make next-generation of solar panels even cheaper
Researchers use polystyrene to make next-generation of solar panels even cheaperResearchers from The University of Manchester are using polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of solar cells, which are used to make solar panels, more stable and even cheaper. The move could significantly reduce ...read more
Source: Phys
Published on Tue, 15 Aug 2017 04:03:00 GMT
Solar panels innovation reduces the need for battery storage
Solar panels innovation reduces the need for battery storageEnergy from your solar panels could give you hot water around the clock without the need to buy an expensive battery storage unit. That concept is already a reality, with cost-cutting energy devices which leverage the power of ‚Äúbig data‚ÄĚ helping ...read more
Source: revolution-green.com
Published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:41:00 GMT
Cardston goes green with installation of 500 solar panels at civic centre and arena
Cardston goes green with installation of 500 solar panels at civic centre and arenaSolar energy is now keeping the lights on at the Charlie Cheeseman Memorial Ice Arena and Civic Centre in Cardston. The town, in partnership with ENMAX Energy Corp., has installed 546 solar modules, which cover nearly 13,000 square feet, onto the rooftops ...read more
Source: Global News
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:12:00 GMT
Solar panels: Nanotechnology gives green energy a green color
Solar panels: Nanotechnology gives green energy a green colorSolar panels have tremendous potential to provide affordable renewable energy, but many people see traditional black and blue panels as eyesores. Architects, homeowners and city planners may be more open to the technology if they could install colorful ...read more
Source: Science Daily
Published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:59:00 GMT