What About Florida? Solar Energy & Regulatory Backwardness In The Sunshine State

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2020 03:41:32 +0000

In the 93-page report, Parker examines the matter of solar energy resources and hurricanes in the Sunshine State, and then takes a look at rooftop solar power potential, electricity costs, and average energy usage of Florida homeowners

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Bigger Solar Panels Are Not Always Better (& Tesla May Benefit From This)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 03:03:56 +0000

Earlier this month, at a joint conference of two solar technology industry groups, the topic of solar panel size came up. Dennis She, SVP of LONGi Solar, gave an interesting presentation on the ups and downs of larger solar panels, concluding that bigger sizes aren’t always better

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US Government Puts $130 Million More Into Solar Tech

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:34:46 +0000

Continuing a decades-long trend, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has put a few million dollars into further research and development of solar power technologies — $130 million, to be precise

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Jonathan Scott Unpacks The Fight For Residential Solar In Revealing New Documentary

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 17:22:10 +0000

The sun is a fusion reactor in the sky, raining sunshine down on the planet free of charge. But when home renovation specialist and TV personality Jonathan Scott went to install a rooftop solar system on his Las Vegas home, he came face to face with the realities of the monopolistic utility model in Nevada. [&hellip

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Wind & Solar Are Cheaper Than Everything, Lazard Reports

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 03:13:36 +0000

We recently saw the International Energy Agency (IEA) report that solar power offers the cheapest electricity in history. That was a global report. A US-focused report from Lazard recently reported something similar, but even better news

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Tesla Reminder: Solar Power Tax Credit Drops In 2021

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 23:36:39 +0000

Last year and for several years prior, a US taxpayer who installed a solar power system on their roof could get a 30% tax credit on the cost of that system. In 2020, that tax credit was reduced to 26%, and it will drop to 22% next year

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Tremendously Cheap Solar, Wind, & Batteries To Transform Society, RethinkX Forecasts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 03:50:46 +0000

A new report by RethinkX explores this topic much further. Here’s the one-line summary: “By 2030 electricity systems comprised entirely of solar, wind

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Solar Power = “Cheapest Electricity In History”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 06:47:24 +0000

The fossil-friendly International Energy Agency indicates that solar power is now the “cheapest electricity in history.”

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Tesla Breaks Another Record — This Time For Energy Storage Installations

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 03:43:07 +0000

Tesla has broken yet another record. This time it’s for energy storage installations. Tesla’s storage business deployed 750 MWh in

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