The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory has published a landmark report extensively detailing component and system-level cost breakdowns for residential PV solar systems equipped with energy storage.
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The United States’ largest dedicated residential solar company announced this week that it is expanding its home solar service into the state of Wisconsin, which represents the first time a national residential solar company is serving the Midwest.
The US Solar Energy Industries Association has launched a nationwide consumer education campaign in an effort to inform and protect solar consumers with the fundamentals of solar, while also further simplifying the process of choosing to go solar.
The world’s second largest solar PV manufacturer, Trina Solar, has announced the completion of its move to de-list itself and go private, less than a year after the company announced the $1.1 billion move.
Google’s has announced that its revolutionary Project Sunroof tool is now able to provide a reliable estimate of how much sunlight a given rooftop might receive in all 50 US states, up from 42 states nearly a year ago.
Europe installed a total of 6.9 gigawatts of new solar power in 2016, a 20% decrease over the previous year’s figures, a decrease which flies in the face of a global increase in installations of more than 50%, according to new figures from SolarPower Europe.
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill China-based solar PV manufacturer Trina Solar can no longer call itself the world’s leading solar PV supplier, having been overtaken by Chinese competitor Jinko Solar, according to new figures by research and consulting firm GlobalData. A year ago, GlobalData confirmed that Chinese solar PV manufacturer Trina Solar had […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill The United States solar market had its biggest year to date in 2016, growing a phenomenal 95%, installing a fantastic 14.5 gigawatts of new solar capacity, according to new statistics released today. The latest US Solar Market Insight report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill The number two US solar PV manufacturer SunPower reported its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2016 this week, reporting a larger net loss than expected, and missing analyst expectations for revenue. It’s been a rocky few quarters for SunPower, America’s second solar PV manufacturer. […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill A group of governors from across the United States and from both sides of the political divide have penned an open letter to Donald Trump calling on the newly-elected President to support the development of solar and wind energy. The open letter was penned by the Governors’ […]