Category Archives: residential solar panels

California celebrates one million solar roof installation milestone – pvbuzz media
14 Dec
12:13

California celebrates one million solar roof installation milestone – pvbuzz media

Back in 2006, Arnold Schwarzenegger (then-Governor of California) signed the Million Solar Roofs Initiative into law. The main goal of the initiative was to support the installation of one million solar panel systems in California. The panels could be installed on residential homes, schools or businesses in the state. This […]

Sea Center on Stearns Wharf now sporting new solar panels – Santa Barbara News-Press
14 Dec
2:13

Sea Center on Stearns Wharf now sporting new solar panels – Santa Barbara News-Press

Santa Barbara just got one more business with solar panels, and this business looks out at the water on Stearns Wharf. The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center celebrated the Sea Center’s new 160 solar panels soaking up the sun. This collaborative project between Community Environmental Council, […]

Here’s how an on-grid solar solution can cut down your power costs – TechEngage
13 Dec
4:03

Here’s how an on-grid solar solution can cut down your power costs – TechEngage

Solar is a trend that is fast catching up to the masses after recognizing its multiple benefits. Apart from being good for the environment and leaving behind fewer carbon footprints, it also has monetary benefits. However, there are various apprehensions when it comes to going solar. The hesitations that persist […]

Idaho Power proposes modernizing compensation structure for customer generation – Daily Energy Insider
13 Dec
5:53

Idaho Power proposes modernizing compensation structure for customer generation – Daily Energy Insider

Idaho Power proposes modernizing compensation structure for customer generation Published on December 12, 2019 by Jaclyn Brandt Like a number of other states, Idaho is working to determine how to make net metering rates fairer for all customers. © Shutterstock Idaho Power recently filed a proposed settlement agreement with the […]

Residential complexes can now rent solar panels and just pay for the electricity. Here’s how it works. – Business Insider South Africa
12 Dec
7:53

Residential complexes can now rent solar panels and just pay for the electricity. Here’s how it works. – Business Insider South Africa

Image supplied by Solar Africa. The initial investment to go solar can be rich for SA households – andbbody corporates. So solar companies are offering complexes private power purchase agreements, where they pay for the electricity rather than the hardware that provides it. Here’s the pros and cons. For more […]

Is Solar Power Worth It? This Free Cost Benefit Estimator Has The Answers. – Futurism
10 Dec
5:24

Is Solar Power Worth It? This Free Cost Benefit Estimator Has The Answers. – Futurism

When it comes to the state of residential solar power in 2019, there’s some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the startup costs have dropped by about 70 percent over the last ten years thanks to various government incentives and economies of scale. That means […]

Xcel files residential TOU rates in Colorado, following a successful pilot – Utility Dive
10 Dec
7:23

Xcel files residential TOU rates in Colorado, following a successful pilot – Utility Dive

Dive Brief: Xcel Energy on Dec. 2 filed an advice letter with Colorado regulators to make permanent a residential energy time-of-use (TOU) rate, following a successful pilot program that concluded in July. The pilot found customers without solar panels or electric vehicles (EVs) cut their peak demand in both summer […]

Renewable Energy Update – December 2019 | Allen Matkins – JD Supra
09 Dec
9:15

Renewable Energy Update – December 2019 | Allen Matkins – JD Supra

Updated: May 25, 2018: JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of professionals, journalists and associations. This Privacy Policy describes how JD Supra, LLC (“JD Supra” or “we,” “us,” or “our“) collects, uses and shares personal data collected from visitors to […]

09 Dec
11:04

Global Solar Panel Coatings Market Report to Share Key Aspects of the Industry with the details of Influence Factors – Inquiry 24

Solar panels are devices that convert light into electricity. A solar panel is a collection of solar cells spread over a large area, which function together to produce power. Solar panel coatings are defined as coatings applied on solar panels to protect them from dust, dirt, and external harsh environment. […]

A Sunsational Study: UCSB Researchers Examine Political Identities and Participation of U.S. Solar Households – Daily Nexus
09 Dec
1:04

A Sunsational Study: UCSB Researchers Examine Political Identities and Participation of U.S. Solar Households – Daily Nexus

Climate change has undeniably become a politicized and ideologically polarizing topic, especially in the United States. To effectively address environmental issues such as energy sources, political participation and communication from mass publics across different parties will be essential.  One major step toward that is to know your audience.   Mildenberger’s study […]

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