EV Ownership & Rooftop Solar In Germany, France, Netherlands, & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 05:50:25 +0000

For our newest reports, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams — European Edition (2020) and Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams, we were curious whether EV ownership/leasing correlated with rooftop solar panel ownership, and also whether driving an EV encouraged people to drive more efficiently or even conserve energy more at home, so we surveyed thousands of EV owners. The results are interesting in their diversity

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Elon’s Home HVAC — Is It Time For “The Building Company”?

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:00:58 +0000

Hey Elon, I saw you again mentioned the idea to release a next generation home HVAC system. That sounds totally awesome. I know that I’d buy one and tons of people would buy one, too, but I know you like to dream big. Considering the huge housing issue in Reno, a surplus of bricks from [&hellip

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Haaks Is A Dutch Tiny House You Can Have Delivered, Or Take Out

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:30:02 +0000

Haaks Tiny House Delivery Truck CamperWith so many of us sheltering in place or locked down in our homes altogether, the tiny house thing may have lost some of its appeal in recent days. Even so, the simplicity and the “getting away from it all” vibe of the movement will always speak to people with wandering hearts, and Dutch company Haaks Campers just made it easier than ever to have your tiny house delivered wherever you want it

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10+ Years in Cleantech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 05:10:50 +0000

A decade ago, wind power was already basically cost-competitive with conventional power sources, utility-scale solar was significantly more expensive but starting to bloom, and electric vehicles were hardly a blip on the horizon and basically unknown to most of us. How did that change in the past 10 years

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Panasonic Is Building A Comprehensive Energy Management System For Homeowners

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 22:52:40 +0000

Panasonic is building on its deep bench of products in the consumer space to build a suite of residential energy storage products. CleanTechnica spoke with Panasonic Sales Engineer Dan Glaser about the work Panasonic is doing to unify the various energy systems in the home into a single, intelligent operating unit

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Tesla Isn’t The Only Automaker Open For Business — But Is Shutting Down Fremont Factory On March 23

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 22:59:00 +0000

Everyone seems to be mad at Tesla for staying open while several other businesses shut down to try to flatten the curve and prevent the coronavirus from spreading like a wildfire of the molecular variety. But did you know that Tesla isn’t the only automaker that’s been open for business

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Electrifying Everything Will Reduce Contagion Spread In Epidemics

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 19:32:07 +0000

Electrifying everything with renewable electricity will not only help with climate change, but also reduce the spread of diseases

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Solar Accounted For 40% Of New US Electricity Generation Capacity In 2019

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:56:54 +0000

SEIA solar energy forecastIn 2019, 40% of new electricity capacity in the US came from grid-scale and residential solar, with strong growth predicted to continue in the years ahead.

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GAF DecoTech Solar Roof Now Available In Southeastern Pennsylvania

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 05:57:59 +0000

GAF Energy DecoTech Solar RoofCreditBachman’s Roofing, Building & Remodeling, one of the largest roofing contractors in southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland, is now partnering with GAF Energy to offer its DecoTech solar roof products to customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. First things first: No, the GAF DecoTech integrated solar roof is not the same as a Tesla Solar Roof. But neither is it a traditional rack-mounted solar system. Installation takes only one day according to the company.

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State Solar Rankings Report Released By Solar Power Rocks (Interview)

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 20:02:34 +0000

Solar power’s success at the state level has much to do with how well it is supported with government incentives for consumers and businesses. Fortunately, solar power continues to grow even though the current federal administration is not supportive. Ben Zientara, a Solar Power Rocks lead researcher and policy analyst, answered some questions about the state solar power rankings for CleanTechnica

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