Category Archives: residential solar installation

15 Jun
11:38

Boost The Value of Your Home by Installing Solar – Clean Energy Authority

Did you know that solar panels raise the property value by a whopping $14,329 on average? According to the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, homes that are equipped with solar power systems sell for 3.74% more than their non-solar counterparts. It has been a well-known fact that investment in solar energy […]

Solar Energy Can Be A Smart Move – theorangetimes.com
15 Jun
10:55

Solar Energy Can Be A Smart Move – theorangetimes.com

By Barbara LehrerReal Talk Barbara Lehrer. Everyone wants green living. Solar power is very popular and can be a part of your home’s portfolio of attractive updates for future value. However, each home requires a complete study in order to customize solar panel installation. Some homes do not qualify; their […]

Got Home Energy Questions? Renewable Nation Video “DIY Q&A” To Connect Experts, Homeowners – Business Wire
15 Jun
10:44

Got Home Energy Questions? Renewable Nation Video “DIY Q&A” To Connect Experts, Homeowners – Business Wire

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Renewable Nation, the 100-percent noncommercial app for consumers seeking information on residential solar and other home energy improvement projects, is launching a video-based “DIY Q&A” connecting homeowners with DIY home energy questions to the experts who have the answers. As of 11 a.m. EDT May 21, Renewable Nation began […]

Old King Coal to rule Lanka’s power future – The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
15 Jun
7:46

Old King Coal to rule Lanka’s power future – The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Never mind environmental pollution and hazards, for, like there is money in muck, there’s gold in coal View(s): Even as the rest of the world look to renewable power as the fuel of the future, Lanka goes into retro mode and seeks its future energy needs in the past.  Whilst […]

Minnesota sees an 80 percent jump in solar energy capacity this year – Star Tribune
15 Jun
6:32

Minnesota sees an 80 percent jump in solar energy capacity this year – Star Tribune

Minnesota’s solar energy capacity rose 80 percent during 2017’s first three months, the second consecutive quarter of leapfrog growth as several major solar arrays were switched on. The state had 447 megawatts of solar production capacity at the end of the first quarter, a far cry from 37 megawatts at […]

Sunrun Beats Out Tesla’s SolarCity on Residential Installations – Greentech Media
15 Jun
5:44

Sunrun Beats Out Tesla’s SolarCity on Residential Installations – Greentech Media

New analysis shows that Sunrun’s direct business now leads in residential solar installations. According to data from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, Sunrun’s year-to-date installations through its vertically integrated channel — where the company handles financing, sales, marketing and installations — narrowly overtook Tesla-owned SolarCity installations through Q3 2018. While […]

A Fire Prevention Option – A News Cafe
14 Jun
9:30

A Fire Prevention Option – A News Cafe

After last year’s Carr Fire, I took a hard look at our vulnerability to fire out here in the urban-wildland interface. I have been working for many years on our defensible space, but November saw two more cords of stacked wood, along with three large burn piles. I had thoughts […]

LEED Gold eco hotel in Wine Country was built using reclaimed wood – Inhabitat
14 Jun
7:42

LEED Gold eco hotel in Wine Country was built using reclaimed wood – Inhabitat

This 39-room inn in the popular Wine Country town of Healdsburg boasts sustainable, natural materials and an eco-friendly design that earned it a LEED Gold certification. Glass is used to encase the lobby entry, while the walls and floors are made of textured and smooth concrete. Steel and reclaimed redwood […]

Tesla Solar Roof: 9 Things You Don’t Realize Until You Own One for a Year – Inverse
14 Jun
7:22

Tesla Solar Roof: 9 Things You Don’t Realize Until You Own One for a Year – Inverse

9. Tesla Will Give You a Lot of Attention Tesla got in touch in January 2018 to finalize the installation process, before installing the roof over a rain-soaked, three-week period. The family officially switched on the roof on March 30, 2018. That wasn’t the end of Tesla’s involvement. The team […]

The Truth Behind Solar Savings Calculators – The Urban Twist
14 Jun
6:45

The Truth Behind Solar Savings Calculators – The Urban Twist

If you’re thinking about investing in a solar system, one of the first things you’ll probably use is a solar savings calculator. These online tools provide you with solar estimates that include the cost and savings of switching to solar energy. But, are these cost calculators truly showing you everything […]