Category Archives: solar panels on roof

Solar Panels in Virginia: A Legal Primer – Bacon’s Rebellion
05 Dec
4:24

Solar Panels in Virginia: A Legal Primer – Bacon’s Rebellion

by Emilio Jaksetic Virginia law (Virginia Code, Section 67-701 ) makes it easier for owners to consider installing solar panels on their property by limiting the ability of community associations to prohibit or restrict the installation of solar panels on the owner‚Äôs property.¬† While the statute is likely to encourage […]

Aptera Taking Orders for EV That It Claims Never Needs Charging – Car and Driver
05 Dec
1:04

Aptera Taking Orders for EV That It Claims Never Needs Charging – Car and Driver

Aptera has been promising a long-range solar/electric car for a while now, and it has just released images and video of a production model of the three-wheeler. The Aptera EV has a solar roof array, making it possible to drive 40 miles without charging, but it also is claimed to […]

Aptera opens orders on 1,000-mile solar EV that never needs charging – New Atlas
05 Dec
2:04

Aptera opens orders on 1,000-mile solar EV that never needs charging – New Atlas

Since electric vehicles first started hitting the mainstream, people have been asking “why doesn’t that have a solar panel roof?” The answer has always been the same: solar panels just don’t generate that much power. That’s not a huge problem for solar racers, with their ultra-light weight and super-aerodynamic shapes, […]

04 Dec
9:14

CUB Launches New Resources For Consumers Interested In Solar – MDJOnline.com

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Illinois’ new community solar program allows electricity customers to enjoy the benefits of solar energy without installing panels on their own homes. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has created a handy online resource‚ÄĒSolarInTheCommunity.com‚Äď-to educate consumers on the program and help them navigate available community solar […]

‘Community’ solar project built on affordable housing complex in West Warwick – The Providence Journal
04 Dec
6:03

‘Community’ solar project built on affordable housing complex in West Warwick – The Providence Journal

WEST WARWICK¬†‚ÄĒ The new corporate owner of the Echo Valley Apartments could have taken the easier road when it decided to invest in solar power at the affordable housing complex by limiting the output to only what the tenants would use. It would have probably meant a simpler regulatory process […]

04 Dec
4:23

PV – Midsummer Strengthens Presence on Iberian Peninsula – Renewable Energy Magazine

‚ÄúWe see a strong interest in Midsummer‚Äôs products on the Spanish and Portuguese market and this new collaboration with Imperalum further strengthens our presence on the Iberian Peninsula, making our products more available to customers in the area‚ÄĚ, said Sven Lindstr√∂m, CEO, Midsummer. ‚ÄúOur products are very well suited for […]

World’s First Never Charge Solar Electric Vehicle Aptera Goes Live – Again – autoevolution
04 Dec
11:23

World’s First Never Charge Solar Electric Vehicle Aptera Goes Live – Again – autoevolution

Aptera Motors is making a massive comeback after more than one decade of struggling as a startup, following up on the promise made one year ago. The first pre-orders for the Aptera sEV (solar electric vehicle), the world‚Äôs first never charge three-wheeler with record-breaking range, are now live. 8 photos […]

Museum to go carbon neutral by 2035 – The Natural History Museum
04 Dec
9:44

Museum to go carbon neutral by 2035 – The Natural History Museum

An ambitious¬†new plan, Sustainable by Nature,¬†outlines¬†a host of ways in which the institution will become even greener in the¬†coming¬†years.¬† They include commitments¬†to prioritise¬†energy¬†efficiency¬†and¬†decarbonise the¬†Museum’s¬†energy centre. A¬†new travel policy¬†will¬†cut¬†the number of flights taken by staff,¬†and¬†waste will be¬†minimised, with¬†the¬†operational¬†recycling rate¬†increasing¬†to¬†at least¬†60%¬†by 2023.¬†¬† Crucially, the plan will also include a path to net […]

Adaptive solar shade system means horticulturalists can smell the roses – pv magazine International
04 Dec
8:04

Adaptive solar shade system means horticulturalists can smell the roses – pv magazine International

Researchers have modeled the effects of various PV module arrangements on a greenhouse used for rose growing in Iran‚Äôs Shiraz region. The team determined a ‚Äėsweet spot‚Äô where modules produced the most energy and provided optimal growth conditions for the crop. December 4, 2020Marian Willuhn Greenhouses are, appropriately enough, a […]

Flux: San Antonio solar installer grows amid pandemic, shift away from fossil fuels – mySA
04 Dec
3:14

Flux: San Antonio solar installer grows amid pandemic, shift away from fossil fuels – mySA

The shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy is well underway, and Chuck and Melissa Gonzales are part of it. The husband-and-wife team owns Solar Electric Texas, the solar panel installation company that Chuck started in 2014. Since then, solar power has grown exponentially throughout the U.S. and in Texas. […]

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