Virginia School District Going Solar In A Big Way

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 23:17:21 +0000

A Virginia school district, the school district for Orange County Public Schools, has contracted Secure Futures Solar to put solar panels on 8 of the school district’s facilities. They combine for a capacity of 2.5 megawatts (MW), quite a bit of power

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10 Bonus Solar News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:16:35 +0000

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we’ve published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn’t take time to explore them in detail

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Florida Leading Large Solar Power Growth In US Southeast

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 21:35:53 +0000

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has been promoting and tracking clean energy in the US Southeast for many years. It now puts out an annual Solar in the Southeast report. Along with state comparisons on megawatts of solar installed, policy, and other matters, SACE actually calculates and shares installed solar capacity per customer for states and utilities

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7 Bonus Solar + Storage Stories — Sonnen, Sunrun, Stem …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:12:04 +0000

There’s only so much time in the day — a lesson I seem intent on not learning. We’ve published many solar energy articles in the past month and many energy storage articles, but here are 7 more solar plus storage (solar+storage) articles we just couldn’t dedicate full articles to

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SolarEdge’s New Energy Hub Inverter Intelligently Connects Solar, Storage, & EV Charging

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 21:28:03 +0000

SolarEdge Energy Hub InverterThe innovative clean tech kids at SolarEdge launched a new inverter optimized for integration of solar and energy storage. The new Energy Hub Inverter with Prism Technology (PDF) takes SolarEdge’s 99% efficient HD-Wave inverter technology to the next level with the integration of DC-coupled StorEdge energy storage for a combined efficiency of an impressive 90.8%

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Your Home Battery Can Be Part Of A Virtual Power Plant In California

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 17:28:24 +0000

Sunrun pulls in customers with a catchy truth about the unpredictability of life, and electricity. To be sure that your house stays alive with power, even if the grid goes down, Sunrun’s rechargeable solar battery systems are one solution. They can make sure your home’s power stays stable and reliable, which we mostly take for granted but can become a problem if you’re struck by a hurricane in Florida or wildfire-related outages in California

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Tesla Given Green Light To Generate Electricity In The UK

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 16:38:47 +0000

Tesla has been given the green light to generate electricity in the UK. It’s been granted an electricity generation license and Ofgem, an energy regulator, has published a press release stating

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$7,000 Annual Savings In Australia Driving On Sunshine!

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 23:06:27 +0000

Global solar inverter company SolarEdge recognizes the fertile chance of integration with electric vehicles, and manifesting the potential of combined solar energy monitoring and EV charge scheduling to help homeowners maximize energy usage

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Tesla Powerwall Saves The Day In SCE Power Outage

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 05:00:55 +0000

Our local utility notified us that a power outage with an 8-hour outage window spanning from 9am to 5pm was scheduled for June 3rd. For most people, in a non-pandemic world, that would not be a problem. People are normally at work during the day, so the outage passes by unnoticed

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