Toss, Repair, or Recycle Solar Panels? How Human Behavior Affects Fate of Old Solar Panels

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 03:30:35 +0000

Analysts Apply New Approach To Understand Consumer Decisions About Aging Modules, Identify Secondary Markets Toward a Circular Economy

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Footprint Project CEO On Helping Ida Victims With Solar & Battery Storage — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 02:37:06 +0000

The Footprint Project is here in Louisiana deploying solar and battery storage for some of the hardest-hit areas impacted by Hurricane Ida. I spoke with Will Heegaard, Founder, Operations Director, and CEO of Footprint Project on the phone this weekend. This interview is a followup to an article I wrote previously about the great work […]

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Footprint Project & Rent.Solar Brought Portable Solar Charging Stations To Help Ida Hurricane Victims

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 00:04:17 +0000

Footprint Project, a nonprofit organization based in Minneapolis whose mission is to provide cleaner energy for communities in crisis, recently joined Rent.Solar on a trip to Louisiana to help those hit hardest by Hurricane Ida. The two brought 4 solar trailers and 60 portable charging stations. The mobile solar unit is paired with battery storage […]

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Bringing Solar & Tesla Batteries To Restaurants In New Orleans To “Stay Lit,” And How You Can Help

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 23:23:51 +0000

Several organizations are bringing solar to New Orleans restaurants in an effort to “Stay Lit” as a part of hurricane preparedness, Big Easy Magazine reports. Feed the Second Line and Glass Half Full NOLA are collaborating on an initiative known as Stay Lit. The goal is to crowdfund an installation of solar panels and batteries […]

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Philadelphia Solar Plans 1 Gigawatt Solar Panel Factory On Back Of Biden’s Solar Support

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 21:15:42 +0000

A solar panel manufactured called Philadelphia Solar is planning to build a 1 gigawatt solar in the United States (Pennsylvania perhaps?) thanks to Biden’s “extensive support” for solar power. The solar factory is planned for completion in the third quarter of next year, 2022. The project is projected to create 150–200 jobs. While I commented/joked […]

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Solar Activity Was At Record-High Level In USA In 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 23:28:15 +0000

One decade ago, I was writing about the rapid growth of solar power in the United States and the exciting forecast for much more solar growth in the country. The past couple of years have again brought record solar installations in the United States, and record solar activity more broadly. Of course, this is driven […]

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Serbia Streamlines Rooftop Solar Permitting — No Permitting!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 03:07:49 +0000

On Monday, I wrote about an uplifting new law in France that will get a lot more solar power installed in the country. Under the article, one of our readers indicated that his country just did better. It was no joke. First of all, Slobodan Brčin, familiar to any readers who routinely frequent the comments, […]

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Space Mission Tests NREL Perovskite Solar Cells

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2021 02:50:56 +0000

https://www.nrel.gov/news/features/2021/media/20210830-nasa-shutterstock-1061512492.mp4 Article courtesy of NREL. by Wayne Hicks On a clear night, Kaitlyn VanSant will be able to watch her work whiz by. Knowing the success of her project, however, will have to wait until her tiny, temporary addition to the International Space Station returns to Earth. “My family and I have definitely been looking up […]

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Diesel-Killing Locomotive Of The Future Runs On Solar Power

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 16:05:31 +0000

This rolling sheet of solar panels may not look like much, but it could help spark a solar power revolution in the railroad industry

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