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Winning Solar Racing Car Showcased at the IDTechEx Show

Solar racing champion debuts in North America; Event Also Features Presentations from Major Car Companies Including Ford, Nissan, Porsche and Toyota  A popular conception is that gas vehicles will eventually give way to plug in electric vehicles. IDTechEx Research sees a different end game. Electric vehicles will ultimately move towards being completely energy independent – harvesting […]

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Solar Jobs and Healthy Communities Could Thrive in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. – Today, New York’s Department of Public Services staff delivered recommendations to state regulators as part of the state’s Value of Distributed Energy Resources initiative. The report marks the first major milestone in Reforming the Energy Vision process, and depicts a promising opportunity for solar to deliver job growth, healthy communities and grid […]

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Elon Musk Unveils “Solar Roof”

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Mayor de Blasio Announces New Steps to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in NYC Buildings

“Cities that lead on climate, lead on buildings,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. Today Mayor de Blasio announced a suite of new energy efficiency initiatives that will dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from New York City’s over one million buildings – of all sizes, types, and uses – and put the City on a pathway to […]

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New Report Names Target the Top Corporate Solar Installer in the U.S.

Target has grabbed the top spot among American businesses that are going solar. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) revealed Target’s ascension to the top of the list in its 2016 Solar Means Business report, issued today, which found that more American businesses are installing solar than ever before. Adding more solar this year than […]

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30 MW of Solar Projects in North Carolina

Ecoplexus Inc., a leading global developer of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, announced today that it has begun construction on three more ground-mounted installations in North Carolina. The Baker, Benthall Bridge, and Turkey Creek Solar Parks represent a combined investment of more than $45 million. These facilities will be interconnected into Dominion North Carolina Power’s electrical […]

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Airbnb Partners With SolarCity to Bring Solar Energy to the Home Sharing

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company and SolarCity Corp., the nation’s #1 solar power provider, are announcing a new partnership that will connect Airbnb hosts and guests with an affordable and sustainable way to power their homes with solar energy, and are releasing estimates of the environmental benefits of home sharing for travelers. Through […]

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Trina Solar Announces Record Breaking Aperture Efficiency for “Honey Plus” Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Module

Trina Solar Announces Record Breaking Aperture Efficiency for “Honey Plus” Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Module. Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China (the “SKL PVST”) has set a new world record of 19.86% aperture efficiency for […]

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SEIA Announces Women’s Solar Empowerment Initiative, Debuts Series in San Francisco

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is bringing its highly successful Women’s Empowerment Series to the West Coast with Women’s Empowerment: Leaders in Solar Energy kicking off in San Francisco on Oct. 20. It comes on the heels of a standing room only event in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. Sunrun’s CEO Lynn Jurich will […]

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Energy Storage Systems Market to Reach $264,953 Million by 2022

A new report published by Allied Market Research titled, Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology, End-User, and by Application-Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022, projects that the world energy storage systems market is expected to reach $264,953 million by 2022 from $172,236 million in 2015, registering a CAGR of 6.4% from 2016 to 2022. […]

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