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 […]
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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. […]
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Germany’s Sonnen Battery is opening an office in Atlanta to serve as its US headquarters for its residential battery storage sales and operations center. Sonnen uses LiFePo battery chemistry, the safest option of residential use.
Dr Zhengrong Shi, known as the “Sun King”, is introducing a new flexible, lightweight solar panel to the Austrialian and Japanese markets.
Elon Musk tweeted this week that SolarCity will begin taking orders for its new SolarRoof glass tiles in April. Production is expected to begin this summer.