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There is a myth that the electrical grid will become unstable if it gets more than 15% of its power from renewable sources. Once upon a time, people thought the world was flat, too.
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 […]
On October 28, Elon Musk showed off the four styles of glass solar roof tiles developed by Tesla and 3M. The tiles are stylish and elegant. They are also affordable, says, Musk.
A new non-toxic method for making perovskite solar panels could drive down the cost of solar energy even further.
New technology in the UK allows data to be sent over the electrical grid to manage any appliance connected to it. It is the beginning of a smart grid that will reduce the need for new generating facitlities.
Dutch company ZEP has unveiled its patented solar roof tiles in black and red. The tiles take the place of a traditional rooftop solar system and can be used on historic properties.
SunPower is using drones to help maximize the design of new solar farms and robots to keep the solar panels clean after installation.
China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia plan a global ultra-high voltage grid for renewable energy. But first, they must settle their political differences.
Swiss engineers report they have created a new solar cell with 36.4% efficiency — a new world record. They claim their cell will be competitive with conventional solar systems.