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Original: Tesla & SolarCity’s New Solar Shingles

Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Susanna Schick Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most promising facet of its impending merger with SolarCity — solar shingles as chic and efficient as their cars. These were paired with new Powerwall home batteries that have double the energy density of Tesla’s first Powerwall product. (You can watch the full video […]

October 29th

Watching Your Solar Generation & Electricity Consumption In Real-Time

By Josh Ferguson, solar advocate with an interest in energy management With so many families becoming all too aware of rising energy costs, many are turning to alternative sources to meet their electrical needs. Solar, in particular, has become the #1 alternative home energy source for several reasons: a) the technology has become much more affordable, b) […]

August 28th

New Solar Panels Slash Cost Of Installation

By Steve Hanley The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit applied research and development laboratory whose mission is to foster economic development through the commercialization of clean energy technologies. It is part of the massive German organization Fraunhofer. Recently, the center announced a breakthrough in solar panel design and […]

October 15th

The Sun Is Shining On The UK Solar Energy Sector

The UK DECC’s (Department of Energy and Climate Change) Consultation on Changes to Financial Support for Solar PV makes interesting reading, especially for those who are considering investing in the solar industry in the UK. Part B of the Consultation is aimed at “promoting the deployment of midscale building-mounted solar PV”. With energy prices in the UK increasing […]

May 20th

Solar Panels For The Home – What You Need To Consider

Solar power is a clean, green energy solution for the 21st Century. Despite the fact that the weather in the UK is so unpredictable, solar energy is a viable option, especially when you consider the fact that the UK’s largest solar farm generated 15% more power than expected during the winter months! With the UK government determined to achieve […]

April 14th