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Thinking of Going Solar? Let the Sunshine In.

Thinking of Going Solar? Let the Sunshine In.

Mark D’Antonio, ERS, for Zondits This is the first in a multi-part series about solar PV systems that will cover several topics, including approaches to and considerations of going solar, actual installation examples, performance, details of system components, the economics thereof, and what is going on in the market. According to the Solar Energy Information

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‘Tesla Solar’ Has the Power to Educate and Transform Rooftop Solar

‘Tesla Solar’ Wants to Be the Apple Store for Electricity Bloomberg Technology, June 29, 2016 Tesla Motors Inc.’s bid to buy the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer has little to do with selling cars. Rather, it’s about solving two of the biggest problems standing in the way of the next solar boom. And perhaps a good deal more. When

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Is a 100 Percent Renewable Future Possible in the U.S.?

This chart shows the United States’ mind-blowing clean energy potential Grist, March 30, 2016. Image credit: Greyerbaby The United States uses about 3.7 million gigawatt-hours of electricity each year. That’s an unfathomably huge number. But the next time someone tries to make the argument that 100 percent renewable energy is out of reach for the U.S., show them this image:

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Is the Public Utilities Commission Killing the Rooftop Solar Market in Nevada?

Nevada’s Solar Bait-and-Switch New York Times, February 1, 2016 In late December, the state’s Public Utilities Commission, which regulates Nevada’s energy market, announced a rate change drastic enough to kill Nevada’s booming rooftop solar market and drive providers out of the state. Effective Jan. 1, the new tariffs will gradually increase until they triple monthly

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