Demand for the Tesla Powerwall has surged following a blackout on September 28 caused by freakishly high winds not, as suggested by Australia’s prime minister, too much electricity from renewable power sources.
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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Friday to switch to 100% renewable energy as soon as possible. The action by the Council directs the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to develop a plan for deriving 100% of the electricity the city uses fromrenewable sources. The directive specifies that LADWP should examine […]
BYD has agreed to invest $45 million in the construction of a factory to make solar panels in Brazil. It will be built next door to the company’s electric bus factory in Sao Paulo.
Campaigning in Pennsylvania on Monday, Donald Trump confirmed he is an ignoramus by telling the audience that solar power was too expensive and wind turbines kill all the birds.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative cap and trade program has reduced carbon emission, added $1.3 billion in new economic activity and saved millions.
The Solutions Project is a state by state plan for exactly what needs to be done for America to move to 100% renewable energy by the year 2050.
Now widely available in California, Renovate America’s HERO program is the fastest-growing energy efficiency financing program throughout the United States. Since 2011, the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity HERO program has funded over $500 million in homeowner property upgrades in California alone. HERO funding is offered through the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, and is […]
When we see a statistic like this — 63% solar growth rate — we might tend to assume the growth was for one year. However, solar power grew 63% per year in New York state for the years 2010–2013. This figure comes from a new report titled, Star Power: The Growing Role of Solar Energy […]
The solar manufacturing industry is now a highly competitive industry. Solar module companies that can’t compete are dropping like icicles on a warm spring day. Shell dropped out of the solar module race in 2006, giving its solar business to SolarWorld. Nonetheless, Shell is still quite bullish on solar energy in the long term. In […]