Is Solar PV Cheap Enough For This?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 14:29:55 +0000

A long time ago, I remember occasionally (thank God) seeing an article where some “idiot” put a solar install on the north side of a building (Northern Hemisphere). In my mind, though, I thought that when solar was really popular and cheap, people would start throwing it on the north sides of roofs. Even though […]

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Why Electrifying Everything Is A Critical Pathway To Decarbonize The World & Our Lives

Credit to Author: Naomi Cole & Joe Wachunas| Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2023 08:00:25 +0000

A number of organizations have developed “pathways” or “pillars” for reaching net zero emissions globally by 2050. While there is some variation in terminology, there is remarkable consistency around the core strategies. The World Bank summarizes findings from International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) models with required action in four areas: 1. Decarbonize electricity production; […]

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Sanofi Plans 3,000 Solar Panels, An EV Fleet, And In-House Charging At Brisbane Manufacturing Campus

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 22:31:58 +0000

SanofiSanofi is expanding its renewable energy ecosystem with solar panels on the carpark and charging for electric vehicles in the staff carpark. They are slowly converting their corporate fleet to EVs as well. Local healthcare business Sanofi Australia has completed installation of 1,500 solar panels at its North Brisbane–based consumer healthcare manufacturing campus and announced […]

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49 Habitat For Humanity Homes In Wisconsin To Be Solar Powered

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 04:50:48 +0000

Thanks to sustainable solar systems on their homes, 49 Habitat for Humanity homes in Wisconsin will notice a significant decrease in their energy costs this winter and beyond. The Grow Solar for Humanity initiative, which aims to bring solar to homes that will significantly benefit from lower utility bills, has been developed in collaboration with […]

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Audi’s Transition To Sustainable Operations Continues As The Q8 e-tron Moves Into Production

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2022 19:00:13 +0000

The first Audi Q8 e-tron rolled off the production line at Audi’s factory in Brussels, Belgium on December 14th. The event in and of itself was fairly mundane, with employees and company leadership standing at the end of the production line to drive the vehicles off the line. But in truth, the ceremony stood for […]

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Tesla Electric — New Electricity Plan From Tesla

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 13:51:50 +0000

Tesla has launched a new division, or perhaps we should say a new offering — Tesla Electric. Starting in Texas, this is an electricity plan from Tesla. In other words, Tesla could be your utility. As the company stated in an introductory tweet, “Introducing Tesla Electric, the electricity plan that offers low-cost clean energy for […]

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$2.4 Million to Accelerate Equitable, Affordable, & Simple Solutions for Home Electrification

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 03:21:48 +0000

The American-Made Equitable and Affordable Solutions to Electrification Prize (EAS-E Prize) is offering $2.4 million in cash prizes and technical assistance vouchers to innovators who can help simplify the electrification processes for contractors and implementers. The prize aims to make the process faster and more affordable for homeowners across diverse communities and all housing types. “Electrification is essential to […]

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1 Million European Homes Now Powered By Solar Batteries

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 00:14:23 +0000

Solar battery-powered homes are becoming increasingly popular, particularly in Germany. Total residential battery capacity in Europe is expected to reach 9.3 GWh by the end of 2022, powering over 1 million households, according to the most recent SolarPower Europe research. Germany leads the list of European countries with the most battery storage, accounting for 59% […]

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SolarAPP+ Prize Helps Communities Adopt Automated Solar Permit Processing

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 08:00:23 +0000

12 Communities Selected To Adopt Online Solar Permitting Platform — and Win $15,000

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Top 25 Corporate Solar Users Account For 14% Of US Solar Market

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:30:23 +0000

The top five corporate solar users in America, according to the research that tracks and analyzes commercial solar adoption, are Meta, Amazon, Apple, Walmart, and Microsoft. Nearly 19 gigawatts (GW) of on-site and off-site solar capacity have been installed by American enterprises through June 2022, more than double the 9.4 GW added in 2019. This […]

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