The Motley Fool suggests that traditional utility companies will come under increasing pressure from residential solar now that home energy storage products are entering the market at prices that home owners can afford.
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Originally published on CleanTechnica. Four elementary schools serving low-income communities in northern Nevada will blossom with greener classrooms. Classrooms with purer air and more direct exposure to solar panels and solar careers in the 21st-century studies. A recent press release shares that Nevada-based Black Rock Solar, a non-profit organization, is working with Open Energy, a commercial solar […]
Over the past several years, Nevada has become one of the leading US states for new rooftop solar installations, but it looks like things have come to a screeching halt. Rooftop solar fans in Nevada got a huge honking lump of coal in their Christmas stockings just last Tuesday, when the state’s Public Utilities Commission […]
When it comes to net metering dollars and cents for utilities, the utility bill face-off between rooftop solar champions and utilities continues to evolve. With net metering wins being achieved in states like Colorado and Nevada, owners of rooftop solar systems may not be as fortunate in states like Florida, where the development of large-scale solar […]
SolarCity, America’s number one solar provider, is set to hire 500 new employees on October 21, during an all-day hiring event. SolarCity has been growing its footprint across the US for several years now, rolling out a bevy of new programs and offerings for consumers across the country. In late September, the residential solar provider […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. Separate rulings this week in Nevada and Colorado see net metering left alone, resulting in a clear win for rooftop solar consumers. The Nevada Public Utilities Commission voted this week to keep solar net metered customers on existing rates until the Commission is able to make a decision determining long-term rules […]
A contentious new law in Nevada lifts the cap on the number of utility customers who benefit from a net metering charge but allows the PUC to impose fees.
SolarCity is now operating + offering its services in the area of Reno, Sparks, and Carson City, Nevada. The rooftop solar services provider will be opening a Reno operations center in a couple of months (in April), and will be hiring at least 30 locals over the next few months to staff the facility, according to an email […]
Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has released its California Solar Permitting Guidebook. This book helps Californians understand the new act signed last fall by Governor Jerry Brown, helping to ease the bureaucracy of residential installations. By 2020, California plans on having one-third of its electricity come for clean resources, thanks to the state’s renewable energy portfolio standards. California […]
Two Best Project awards have been given by Engineering News Record (ENR) Southwest to SolarReserve, a developer of utility-scale solar power for a particular solar project it designed for Nevada called Crescent Dunes. The construction phase of the project has been completed, and now the project is in the commissioning phase, which means the plant […]