Category Archives: solar panels on roof

First solar project of its kind in the state lights up in Elgin – Chicago Daily Herald
18 Oct
2:04

First solar project of its kind in the state lights up in Elgin – Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin’s Rainy Solar is the first community solar project in Illinois, and the credit is going to an entrepreneur who had a compelling vision, the support of the city and a dose of luck. Rainy Solar consists of 3,730 solar panels on the roof of a 120,000-square-foot commercial building at […]

Lakewood eyeing energy cost savings, considering solar arrays for municipal buildings – cleveland.com
17 Oct
12:43

Lakewood eyeing energy cost savings, considering solar arrays for municipal buildings – cleveland.com

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — After introducing a discussion about the addition of solar panels to municipal buildings this spring, Lakewood City Council will soon be voting on whether to move forward with developer Enerlogics to add up to 700 kilowatts of rooftop arrays to various city locations at no upfront cost. […]

Homeowners and corporations blame Tesla solar systems for rooftop fires—but does the claim have merit – pvbuzz media
17 Oct
11:04

Homeowners and corporations blame Tesla solar systems for rooftop fires—but does the claim have merit – pvbuzz media

Some homeowners and corporations like Walmart claim a faulty product used in Tesla solar panel systems causes the panels to spontaneously combust. Some homeowners said they have been left frustrated as they wait for Tesla to fix damaged panels on their roofs. While, corporations like Walmart, are filing lawsuits against […]

Students take to roof for lessons – Ceres Courier
16 Oct
10:23

Students take to roof for lessons – Ceres Courier

Seven seniors from Ceres High School abandoned the classroom Thursday and Friday, donned hard hats and got down to the work of making one Ceres household less dependent on the electrical grid and more on the sun overhead. The students of the Ceres High School Manufacturing Academy received both instruction […]

Does solar energy development have a future in Detroit? – Curbed Detroit
16 Oct
7:06

Does solar energy development have a future in Detroit? – Curbed Detroit

The Pablo Davis Elder Living Center in Southwest Detroit just got a new roof. But it’s not just any roof—this one includes a 154.28-kilowatt solar array designed to generate electricity. The project was part of a larger renovation subsidized by low-income housing tax credits that includes energy efficiency as well […]

If You’re Already Replacing Your Roof, Why Not Turn It Into A Power Plant? – Forbes
16 Oct
5:25

If You’re Already Replacing Your Roof, Why Not Turn It Into A Power Plant? – Forbes

Every year, roughly 5% of U.S. homeowners gaze forlornly up at their aging and weathered shingles, sigh, and take the financial plunge to get a new roof.  Martin DeBono, President of GAF Energy, sees this as a potential watershed moment for homeowners, in which each can make a decision:  They can simply […]

Californians Find Out That Solar Panels Don’t Work During Power Outages – The New American
16 Oct
9:16

Californians Find Out That Solar Panels Don’t Work During Power Outages – The New American

No other state in America has embraced the use of solar panels as a way of combating the menace of global warming like California. The Golden State has even mandated their inclusion on all new homes beginning in 2020, despite the fact that they can add up to $12,000 to […]

House of the Day: Energy-efficient Belle Air home asking $497500 – Bungalower
16 Oct
7:35

House of the Day: Energy-efficient Belle Air home asking $497500 – Bungalower

SPONSORED: This mid-century ranch has been retrofitted with solar panels that feed energy back into the grid and is currently operating on a net-zero electric bill. Located at 1619 Bimini Drive [GMap] in Belle Air, just south of the Greenwood Cemetery, this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home was made for entertaining. The […]

Shazam! Solar Panels Don’t Work at Night! – RushLimbaugh.com
16 Oct
6:04

Shazam! Solar Panels Don’t Work at Night! – RushLimbaugh.com

RUSH: I have to go to the phones quickly. We have a guy on the phone from Newport Beach, California, is worried that I have destroyed or am destroying his business. There is no way I’d want to ever do anything like that. It’s Steve in Newport Beach. Steve, great […]

Historic 19th century Ashcroft church gets very modern addition – Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
16 Oct
4:26

Historic 19th century Ashcroft church gets very modern addition – Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal

One of the oldest buildings in Ashcroft is now sporting a very modern addition. St. Alban’s Anglican Church (built in 1891) now has an array of solar panels on its roof, and congregation member David Durksen—who, along with parishioner Daniel Collett, first proposed solar panels for the building—says that the […]

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