Nissan & Eaton Bring Residential Storage Batteries To UK Customers

Published on May 8th, 2017 | by

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Nissan has partnered with Eaton, a US corporation, to bring residential storage battery systems to customers in the UK. We’ve reported on this partnership a few times over the years, but the product — xStorage — is now close to hitting homes. There’s also a business-scale product available. There are already 850,000 rooftop solar systems […] read more

Solar & The Grid

Published on April 12th, 2017 | by

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By Casey Moothart Many people (including myself) have probably wondered something like the following: with solar panels becoming so cheap, why can’t we all put panels on our roofs and go 100% renewable? The obvious answer is that nobody would have any electricity at nighttime. But the issues involving the integration of photovoltaic solar into […] read more

High School Girls Create Solar Powered Tent For The Homeless

Published on April 6th, 2017 | by

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A team of female high school engineering students at San Fernando High School have collaborated on the design of a solar powered tent to provide shelter for the homeless. The girls utilized insulated fabric and solar panels for their tent design, which also includes a safety locking system and a UV system to help sanitize it. […] read more