Category Archives: solar panels

Coronavirus Is Forcing Home Solar Companies to Sell Virtually. Maybe That’s a Good Thing. – Greentech Media News
07 Apr
1:14

Coronavirus Is Forcing Home Solar Companies to Sell Virtually. Maybe That’s a Good Thing. – Greentech Media News

The coronavirus has halted many forms of commerce, but it poses a particular risk for rooftop solar. This is a product that, until a few weeks ago, relied on face-to-face contact for most transactions. Now such interaction is banned as a public health imperative.  Confronted with a potentially cataclysmic shift […]

06 Apr
11:43

Paul Manganiello: The other existential threat – vtdigger.org

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Paul D. Manganiello, MD, MPH, of Norwich, an emeritus professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. He is president of GunsenseVT Educational Fund. As I sit here locked down because of the current existential threat we are […]

Passive solar makes its play for attention | Real Estate – Santa Fe New Mexican
06 Apr
10:43

Passive solar makes its play for attention | Real Estate – Santa Fe New Mexican

Wayne Nichols recalled the fervor for passive solar design during and following the energy crisis of the 1970s. “There was a real hunger for solutions,” he said. In 1978, Wayne and Susan Nichols, along with solar energy pioneers J. Douglas Balcomb and Edward Mazria, founded Passive Solar Associates. For five […]

Is Solar Panel Optimisation Worth It? – Solar Quotes
06 Apr
10:13

Is Solar Panel Optimisation Worth It? – Solar Quotes

[embedded content] Solar string inverters, micro-inverters and power optimizers. What’s the best choice? Finn offers his point of view in this video (transcript included). Transcript begins :- There are three main components in a solar PV system – the panels, the racking/mounting, and the inverter. This video focuses on the […]

Is Residential Solar Power Worth It? This Free Online Tool Will Tell You. – Futurism
06 Apr
9:43

Is Residential Solar Power Worth It? This Free Online Tool Will Tell You. – Futurism

Futurism fans: To create this content, a non-editorial team worked with an affiliate partner. We may collect a small commission on items purchased through this page. This post does not necessarily reflect the views or the endorsement of the Futurism.com editorial staff. Everybody knows solar power is great in theory. […]

06 Apr
9:14

X-rays reveal in situ crystal growth of lead-free perovskite solar panel materials – Science Daily

Lead-based perovskites are very promising materials for the production of solar panels. They efficiently turn light into electricity but they also present some major drawbacks: the most efficient materials are not very stable, while lead is a toxic element. University of Groningen scientists are studying alternatives to lead-based perovskites. Two […]

EnerDynamic Applauds Axia’s New Medical Isolation Studio for Covid 19 Patients – Associated Press
06 Apr
8:34

EnerDynamic Applauds Axia’s New Medical Isolation Studio for Covid 19 Patients – Associated Press

EnerDynamic Applauds Axia’s New Medical Isolation Studio for Covid 19 Patients NIAGARA FALLS, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 4, 2020 / EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (TSXV:EHT) (“EHT”) is pleased to announce its partner Axia Materials (“AXIA”) of South Korea along with their partner Dymaxon Inc. (“DYMAXON”) has developed and is […]

Tesla updates its solar subscription program – making cost of removing system vague – Electrek
06 Apr
7:03

Tesla updates its solar subscription program – making cost of removing system vague – Electrek

Tesla has updated its solar subscription program – making the cost of removing a solar array from someone’s roof vague. Over the last year, Tesla has been trying to revamp its solar business. Not just with the new solar roof products, but also with more traditional solar panels on existing […]

06 Apr
5:25

SolarReviews cautions consumers to understand risks of Tesla’s solar rental program – The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

DENVER, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In late 2019, Tesla launched their solar panels rental program. Initially, the program allowed consumers to install solar panels on their homes with less overall commitment than otherwise purchasing or financing a solar system. While Tesla reserved the right to change monthly […]

06 Apr
3:53

First home solar pavement installed on a driveway – Inhabitat

Solar tiles aren’t just for roofs anymore. Platio, a Budapest, Hungary-based tech company, has just installed the first solar pavement for use on a residential driveway. “Roofs are not the only surfaces that can be used for solar energy production,” said Platio co-founder and engineer Imre Sziszák. “Paved areas absorb […]

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