Category Archives: residential solar installation

Letter: Keep the heat in this winter
20 Oct
10:58

Letter: Keep the heat in this winter

Editor of the Reformer: Right about now you might begin to fire up the wood stove, put up the storm windows, or turn on the thermostat. Also around this time, bright red signs encouraging you to Button Up begin to appear at your town hall, on your neighbors’ lawn, or […]

On the issues – District 5 candidates for the Livingston County Board of Commissioners
20 Oct
12:49

On the issues – District 5 candidates for the Livingston County Board of Commissioners

Livingston Daily Published 4:52 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 Democrat Alex Hansen and Republican Donald Parker are candidates for the Livingston County Board of Commissioners District 5 seat, a two-year term. The Livingston Daily asked the candidates to respond to a questionnaire about themselves and the issues. Q: What are your […]

RateSetter wins plum role in South Australia’s $100m home battery finance
19 Oct
4:47

RateSetter wins plum role in South Australia’s $100m home battery finance

South Australia’s plan to match its nation-leading rooftop solar uptake with battery storage will soon be up and running, after peer-to-peer lender RateSetter was named as the exclusive administrator of the Liberal government’s $100 million Home Battery Scheme. The deal, announced on Friday, puts the UK-based RateSetter in charge of […]

Can the price of rooftop solar keep falling?
18 Oct
6:39

Can the price of rooftop solar keep falling?

Rooftop solar’s growth has slowed nationally, but its price to customers continues to fall, leaving market watchers questioning its future. In 2017, the installed price of residential photovoltaic (PV) solar continued its 20-year price decline, but at a slower pace than the 2009 to 2013 glory years. Tariffs on imported […]

Sydney apartment block becomes its own solar energy retailer
18 Oct
8:36

Sydney apartment block becomes its own solar energy retailer

A high-tech Sydney apartment building has turned solar energy retailer to knock around 20 per cent off residents’ power bills. Apartment solar energy has been an elusive concept, but this may be the start of a new approach. The Burcham apartment building in Rosebery uses a 53 kW solar panel system […]

Peninsula Clean Energy Starts Construction of 200-Megawatt Solar Facility
17 Oct
10:29

Peninsula Clean Energy Starts Construction of 200-Megawatt Solar Facility

LOS BANOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–California’s largest solar installation built exclusively for a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) agency broke ground today in California’s Central Valley. Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), the electricity provider for 290,000 San Mateo County customers, expects the 200-megawatt utility-scale Wright Solar project to come online in late 2019. “This […]

The Solar Energy Industries Association and The Solar Foundation Aim to Bring Down US Solar Soft Costs
17 Oct
12:17

The Solar Energy Industries Association and The Solar Foundation Aim to Bring Down US Solar Soft Costs

So-called “soft costs” continue to account for a rising proportion of total installed solar energy systems costs in the U.S. That has led the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) to launch the Solar Automated Permit Processing (SolarAPP) initiative. The soft costs associated with installing […]

Humphrey School students, Renewable Energy Alliance team up for Solar for Humanity
17 Oct
2:08

Humphrey School students, Renewable Energy Alliance team up for Solar for Humanity

Humphrey School students, Renewable Energy Alliance team up for Solar for Humanity  Walker Pilot Independent Full coverage Source: http://www.walkermn.com/news/humphrey-school-students-renewable-energy-alliance-team-up-for-solar/article_fef4819c-d079-11e8-af69-7fe97919eb83.html

DR Horton, SMUD partner to build zero-carbon homes
16 Oct
4:07

DR Horton, SMUD partner to build zero-carbon homes

DR Horton, SMUD partner to build zero-carbon homes  Sacramento Business Journal Full coverage Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2018/10/16/d-r-horton-smud-partner-to-build-zero-carbon-homes.html

McHenry County Board candidates talk board size, solar farm proposals
16 Oct
5:59

McHenry County Board candidates talk board size, solar farm proposals

McHenry County Board candidates talk board size, solar farm proposals  Northwest Herald Full coverage Source: http://www.nwherald.com/2018/10/11/mchenry-county-board-candidates-talk-board-size-solar-farm-proposals/apnwshv/

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