Category Archives: solar panels for home

Hinsdale home by Swedish architect Gert Wingardh sells for $2.97 million – Crain’s Chicago Business
26 May
8:19

Hinsdale home by Swedish architect Gert Wingardh sells for $2.97 million – Crain’s Chicago Business

After six years on the market, a modern 10,000-square-foot home in Hinsdale sold this week for a little more than the sellers paid in 2004 for the land it’s built on. The six-bedroom home on a pond-side site on Elm Street sold May 22 for about $2.97 million. DuPage County […]

$175 million solar power project planned for central Indiana – nwitimes.com
26 May
8:18

$175 million solar power project planned for central Indiana – nwitimes.com

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — A $175 million solar power project planned for central Indiana could help power some Region homes and businesses. Officials announced Tuesday that plans call for Brooklyn, New York-based Ranger Power to build the solar project in Shelby County starting in 2022. The “Speedway Solar” […]

RENEWABLES: Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Mont. – E&E News
26 May
8:14

RENEWABLES: Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Mont. – E&E News

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RENEWABLES: Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Mont. – E&E News
26 May
8:14

RENEWABLES: Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Mont. – E&E News

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Meet Solar Cat, a cute and creative take on renewable energy – Inhabitat
25 May
9:09

Meet Solar Cat, a cute and creative take on renewable energy – Inhabitat

Solar power just got an adorable new makeover. New York-based technology company Grouphug opened Solar Cat at the New York Hall of Science on Earth Day 2019 as an exhibit to demonstrate the fun and creative side of renewable energy. While conducting preliminary research for the project, Grouphug founder Krystal […]

The New Solar Economy: A Hazy Path Toward Harnessing the Power of the Sun – Think Realty
25 May
10:11

The New Solar Economy: A Hazy Path Toward Harnessing the Power of the Sun – Think Realty

The promise of free fuel coupled with better technology is changing the energy economy by reducing our need for oil, natural gas, coal and nuclear power. With the ongoing certainty of sunrise, the use of renewable energy is becoming cheaper, more attractive, and more common. The promise of free fuel […]

California Plans Blackouts to Fight Wildfires, and Solar Power Is Looking Better Than Ever – Gizmodo
24 May
11:10

California Plans Blackouts to Fight Wildfires, and Solar Power Is Looking Better Than Ever – Gizmodo

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty) It’s wildfire season again here in California. One of the fundamental disconnects between the eastern and western regions of the United States is fire. Growing up in New York City, big wildfires were something I saw in very brief flashes on the news before the next […]

Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Montana – Virginian-Pilot
24 May
12:16

Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Montana – Virginian-Pilot

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Renewable energy activists urged Montana regulators on Thursday to reject a utility’s request to add a charge for homeowners who generate surplus electricity from their own solar panels. Over the past two decades, about 2,300 NorthWestern Energy customers in Montana installed their own […]

Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Montana – SFGate
24 May
1:19

Home solar advocates push against proposed charge in Montana – SFGate

Matthew Brown, Associated Press Updated 1:14 pm PDT, Thursday, May 23, 2019 A garage with rooftop solar panels to generate electricity for a nearby house is seen in Billings, Mont. on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Renewable energy activists want Montana regulators to reject a proposed charge for homeowners who generate surplus […]

As Tiny Homes Spread Across the Nation, They’re Getting Bigger—and Pricier – Realtor.com News
23 May
2:29

As Tiny Homes Spread Across the Nation, They’re Getting Bigger—and Pricier – Realtor.com News

It wasn’t exactly a comedown when Spencer Wright, 31, and Bela Fishbeyn traded in their cramped Bay Area apartment for a 300-square-foot house a little more than two years ago. In fact, it’s actually been an upgrade in every way. The home they bought for just over $100,000 in the Santa […]