Three years after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the island is still dealing with unreliable service and intermittent power outages, especially in rural areas.
Battery storage is getting to houses through electrical lines, maybe even yours.
Solar panel-covered sails may be the answer.
With all the talk of steel and aluminum you might have forgotten that tariffs were already placed on foreign-made solar panels. Reuters is reporting that the tariffs have resulted in $2.5 billion in projects being frozen or cancelled, which far outweighs benefits to American solar manufacturers. But it’s still not clear what the lasting impact […]
The California Energy Commission is expected to vote today on a proposal that would make the state the first in the country to require new homes be built with solar panels. The proposal, which is expected to pass, would go into effect in 2020 and apply to most new residential buildings of up to three stories. […]
Pittsburgh's plan to green up the city may be leaving low-income residents behind.
While news of steel and aluminium tariffs have dominated the news in the U.S., in China the reaction has been subdued.
The president built our trade wall a little bit higher this week. He signed off on new import taxes, or tariffs, on foreign-made washing machines and solar panels. China dominates the solar market but at the White House, Trump declared, “there won’t be a trade war.” Is he so sure the Chinese won’t retaliate?
Brunswick, Georgia is trying to install solar panels in a field, so it can sell the power to the local utility for a rebate that can be given to low-income residents.
Tesla has installed its first solar roofs on the homes of some of its company executives. Instead of large panels, these roofs use tiles that look virtually indistinguishable from regular roofs. Solar power that looks nice and protects your home? Sounds like an idea that could sell itself. At least, that’s what Tesla’s counting on. […]