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City floating solar array project nearing completion | News – Sonoma West
05 Dec
3:03

City floating solar array project nearing completion | News – Sonoma West

Once completed project could supply up to 8% of city’s annual energy needs A city floating three-megawatt solar array project that will produce roughly 6.5 million kilo-watt hours — enough energy to supply 8% of Healdsburg’s annual energy needs — is nearing completion and will likely be up and running […]

Solar panel rebate boost in next week’s Victorian Budget as part of $797 million energy package – ABC News
05 Dec
3:03

Solar panel rebate boost in next week’s Victorian Budget as part of $797 million energy package – ABC News

Victoria’s solar power rebate scheme is getting a major boost in the State Budget next week, as part of a $797 million energy package. Key points: Concession card holders will get a $250 one-off rebate for their power bills More rebates will be available for the solar panel scheme, which […]

Aptera opens orders on 1,000-mile solar EV that never needs charging – New Atlas
05 Dec
2:04

Aptera opens orders on 1,000-mile solar EV that never needs charging – New Atlas

Since electric vehicles first started hitting the mainstream, people have been asking “why doesn’t that have a solar panel roof?” The answer has always been the same: solar panels just don’t generate that much power. That’s not a huge problem for solar racers, with their ultra-light weight and super-aerodynamic shapes, […]

04 Dec
9:14

CUB Launches New Resources For Consumers Interested In Solar – MDJOnline.com

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Illinois’ new community solar program allows electricity customers to enjoy the benefits of solar energy without installing panels on their own homes. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has created a handy online resource—SolarInTheCommunity.com–-to educate consumers on the program and help them navigate available community solar […]

A Clean Energy Transition Won’t Be Free; Officials Hope Energy Efficiency Can Offset Costs – Patch.com
04 Dec
7:24

A Clean Energy Transition Won’t Be Free; Officials Hope Energy Efficiency Can Offset Costs – Patch.com

By Sarah Vogelsong December 4, 2020 Much of Virginia’s planned shift to a carbon-free electric grid involves grand plans: turbines sprouting hundreds of feet tall from the ocean waves and solar panels spread across thousands of acres. But another major part of the clean energy transition Virginia and other states […]

LG Chem Recalls Home Battery Systems After Reports of Fires – Claims Journal
04 Dec
7:04

LG Chem Recalls Home Battery Systems After Reports of Fires – Claims Journal

Article 0 Comments LG Chem Ltd. is voluntarily recalling certain models of its home energy storage batteries in the U.S. on concerns they could overheat and start fires. The South Korean industrial giant is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on the recall after the company received reports […]

‘Community’ solar project built on affordable housing complex in West Warwick – The Providence Journal
04 Dec
6:03

‘Community’ solar project built on affordable housing complex in West Warwick – The Providence Journal

WEST WARWICK — The new corporate owner of the Echo Valley Apartments could have taken the easier road when it decided to invest in solar power at the affordable housing complex by limiting the output to only what the tenants would use. It would have probably meant a simpler regulatory process […]

GreenCom Lands Funding to Expand IOT Home Energy Controls in Europe and Beyond – Greentech Media News
04 Dec
5:03

GreenCom Lands Funding to Expand IOT Home Energy Controls in Europe and Beyond – Greentech Media News

GreenCom Networks, the Internet-of-things platform provider that’s become a go-to for major European utilities to control solar panels, batteries, electric vehicle chargers and smart home energy loads, has landed another funding round with two new strategic investors that could open new markets.  Wednesday’s funding round of 12 million euros ($14.5 […]

04 Dec
4:23

PV – Midsummer Strengthens Presence on Iberian Peninsula – Renewable Energy Magazine

“We see a strong interest in Midsummer’s products on the Spanish and Portuguese market and this new collaboration with Imperalum further strengthens our presence on the Iberian Peninsula, making our products more available to customers in the area”, said Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer. “Our products are very well suited for […]

04 Dec
4:03

CUB Launches New Resources For Consumers Interested In Solar – PRNewswire

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Illinois’ new community solar program allows electricity customers to enjoy the benefits of solar energy without installing panels on their own homes. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has created a handy online resource—SolarInTheCommunity.com–-to educate consumers on the program and help them navigate available community solar […]

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