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What Is More Effective Emissions-Wise, Solar Panels Or Trees?

There has been a lot of discussion on the web on choosing between solar PV systems or trees in order to reduce one’s carbon emissions. Even beyond comparison to solar systems, quantifying the value of a tree has been coming up consistently nowadays

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Zero Mass Water Shrinks Its Panels – Cleantech Talk With Founder Cody Friesen

In this episode of our Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, Kyle Field sits down with the founder of Zero Mass Water, Cody Friesen, about the significant improvements the company has made with its new Rexi Hydropanels

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SunPower Launches World’s Most Powerful Residential Solar Panels

Silicon Valley-based solar panel manufacturer SunPower announced the launch of its highly-anticipated Next Generation Technology solar panels on Tuesday, which will be the industry’s first-ever 400-plus-watt and the world’s most powerful residential solar panels. 

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Bifacial Solar Panels On Trackers Help RAI Win 50 Megawatt Solar Auction In Jordan

The bid that won a 50 megawatt solar plant award in Jordan for RAI Energy International was as low as it was only because the design was based on bifacial panels and on single axis trackers, says Mohammed S. Alrai, CEO of the San Jose-based company. At $ 0.0250 per kilowatt-hour, RAI secured second place among 30 bidders, edged out of first place by panel manufacturer Jinko, which bid $ 0.02488/kWh

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California Requires Solar Panels On New Homes 5 Years After 1st California City Did (Thumbs Nose At Washington D.C.)

California can stand up against whatever flavor of the year Washington, D.C., tries to impose on the rest on the country. As the world’s 5th largest economy, it continues to push for renewable energy and electric vehicles despite an unruly political landscape that has slowed down cleaning up our pollution. Once more, California has forged ahead, with the latest news being that it is requiring most new homes to be solar energy ready

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#1 JA Solar Shipped Record 7,143 Megawatts Of Solar Panels In Strong 2017

Shanghai-based solar manufacturer JA Solar reported long-delayed Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results late last month, reporting record shipments of 7,143.1 megawatts (MW) for the full year, an increase of over 55% while revenue increased by over 25%. 

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Musk Will Quit Advisory Panels If Trump Reneges On Paris Climate Accords

Elon Musk may have finally had enough of Donald Trump’s shenanigans. He tweeted on May 31 that if Trump actually does pull the US out of the Paris climate accords, he will have no choice to resign from Trump’s advisory boards.

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Researchers At Australia’s University Of Newcastle Testing Printed Solar Panels

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Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia have begun the first large scale test of printed solar panels they have been working on for 15 years. The panels are light, flexible and cost less than conventional solar panels. They ever work in moonlight.

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New Homes In California Community Feature Solar Panels As Standard Feature

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A new residential development by Lafferty Communities in Manteca, California, will come with a valuable perk. Every one of the 126 single-family homes in the new Oakwood Shores neighborhood will come with 8 solar panels from SolarWorld. Each 2.72 kilowatt system will include Enphase microinverters and is being manufactured in the United States exclusively for PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, who will install them on the homes as they are completed

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Most Efficient Commercial Solar Panels In USA To Come From SolarCity?

Most Efficient Commercial Solar Panels In USA To Come From SolarCity?

Originally published on Solar Love. On October 2, SolarCity announced that it has developed the world’s most efficient solar panels. The new panels convert more than 22% of sunlight into electricity. SolarCity will begin producing the first of the new panels in small quantities this month at its 100 MW pilot facility. Later, production will shift to [&hellip

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