Community Solar Year 1 — A New Program Gets Underway

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 01:06:37 +0000

Community solar is the idea that folks who can’t install solar panels on their rooftops — either because their roof isn’t in good shape or they don’t have the upfront capital or they rent and don’t own their home — can essentially buy solar panels at a solar farm (usually off in a field somewhere relatively nearby), receive credit off their utility bills, and take part in growing their solar energy locally

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“Switch On” — New Documentary On Energy Poverty With Scott Tinker

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:05:33 +0000

This feature-length film illustrates the profound challenges that energy poverty poses for nearly one billion people on planet Earth. It’s a follow up to the earlier released documentary “Switch,” and this time around I must admit that I got quite emotional watching it

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US Funding For Solar–Hydro Hybrid Energy, Microgrid, Grid Storage, & Blockchain Research

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:43:52 +0000

This fourth round of US DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office projects concerns solar–hydro hybrid power plants, other solar hybrid power plants, microgrids, grid storage integration, and blockchain technology

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Our Next President, Joe Biden, Should Do These 21 Things

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 07:19:02 +0000

Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States of America, and Kamala Harris will break through many barriers to become the next Vice President of the United States of America

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US Energy Dept. Aims For Affordable Solar Power, With A Little Help From Friends

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:30:42 +0000

affordable solar power communityOil and gas stabbed in back by new US Energy Dept. plan for getting more affordable solar power to more people, more quickly

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Executives Tout Storage as Key for Distributed Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:26:55 +0000

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The growth of energy storage, along with deployment of new technologies, is at the heart of the future of distributed power generation. That’s according to industry executives participating in POWER’s Distributed Energy Experience. Woody Rubin, president of AES Distributed Energy, provided a keynote address on Oct. 20, talking about the rise of solar-plus-storage applications and […]

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Equitable Electrification

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 17:31:55 +0000

Electrifying everything is increasingly viewed as one of our best strategies for decarbonizing our societies and solving the threat of climate change

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6 Rockland County Communities Launch Cost-Cutting Renewable Energy Initiatives

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 16:53:28 +0000

Community solar power and community choice aggregation are two of the hot trends in the US solar energy industry. Now, more residents of New York are getting access to the community solar power and community choice aggregation

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