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IKEA Australia disrupts market by selling solar panels 'at cost'
IKEA Australia disrupts market by selling solar panels 'at cost'Swedish furniture giant IKEA is planning to sell solar panels “at cost” in its Australian stores - And the news has been met with mixed reviews, especially from the local solar industry. But IKEA wants only one thing - A bigger market share. IKEA has ...read more
Source: Digital Journal
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:27:00 GMT
SunPower tops estimates on healthy demand for solar panels
SunPower tops estimates on healthy demand for solar panels(Reuters) - SunPower Corp (SPWR.O), the No. 2 U.S. solar panel maker, on Wednesday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, adding it would take measures to mitigate the blow from tariffs placed on imported solar panels by the Trump ...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:46:00 GMT
US imports of Chinese solar panels skyrocketed late last year as companies sought to avoid Trump tariffs
US imports of Chinese solar panels skyrocketed late last year as companies sought to avoid Trump tariffsby Josh Siegel | Feb 16, 2018, 4:36 PM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Roughly 65 percent of all solar modules are made in China, and seven of the top 10 module manufacturers are Chinese.read more
Source: The Washington Examiner
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:24:00 GMT
Solar Panels Do Work On Cloudy Days
Solar Panels Do Work On Cloudy DaysThis article is part of our “CleanTechnica Answer Box” collection. In this collection of articles, we respond to dozens of common anti-cleantech myths. Myth: solar panels don’t work when it’s cloudy. Short answer: Solar panels do produce ...read more
Source: CleanTechnica
Published on Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
SunPower® Solar Panels Powering Three Solar Carports in Grenoble
SunPower® Solar Panels Powering Three Solar Carports in GrenobleLA-TOUR-DE-SALVAGNY, France, Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower (SPWR) announced today that 750 kilowatts of high efficiency SunPower® E-Series solar panels are powering three new carports in Grenoble. The project was led by regional utility GEG, in ...read more
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published on Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:14:00 GMT
Hanergy’s thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiency
Hanergy’s thin solar panels break multiple world records for efficiencyChina-based Hanergy just launched the highest efficiency single-junction solar panel ever created. Hanergy’s US-based subsidiary Alta Devices produced the module, which has a 25.1 percent conversion efficiency and is capable of powering drones, electric ...read more
Source: from Seed
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:41:00 GMT
Solar Panels Installed on Palm Springs Convention Center
Solar Panels Installed on Palm Springs Convention CenterFrom The City of Palm Springs:Palm Springs has partnered with SolarCity to install, operate, and maintain 1926 solar modules on the roof of the Palm Springs Convention Center. With the cost of electricity expected to double over the next 20 years due to ...read more
Source: Patch
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 04:08:00 GMT
New Incentive for NJ Homeowners, Businesses to Install Solar Panels
New Incentive for NJ Homeowners, Businesses to Install Solar PanelsStrong move to encourage greater use of ‘net metering’ as advocates push for state to overhaul energy policies and critics worry about cost to ratepayers The state is giving solar energy a boost by expanding a policy that encourages homeowners and ...read more
Source: NJ Spotlight
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Bloomberg: China flooded U.S. with solar panels before Trump's tariffs
Bloomberg: China flooded U.S. with solar panels before Trump's tariffsChinese suppliers flooded the U.S. solar market with panels during Q4 2017 at 11x more than in the preceding nine months, Bloomberg reports, as customers sought to avoid paying Pres. Trump’s 30% import tariff. The tariffs do not apply to the first 2.5 GW ...read more
Source: Seeking Alpha
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:27:00 GMT
Oregon is about to get a big, $48 million pile of solar panels.
Oregon is about to get a big, $48 million pile of solar panels.On Monday, the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) loaned Oregon money to build six new solar developments. The projects will power more than 11,000 homes and businesses and move the state one step closer to its goal of getting half of its ...read more
Source: Grist
Published on Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:09:00 GMT