10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 22:23:12 +0000

Too much cleantech news is a good thing, but it sometimes means I need to stuff a bunch of big stories into one article. Following some roundups of autonomous driving news and battery & EV charging news, here’s one more roundup of some cool cleantech stories no one wanted to take and write full pieces about. This one is 100% focused on solar power

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom To Be 80% Powered By Solar Carport

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:48:54 +0000

screen shot from videoBorrego Solar Systems and sPower worked with the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom this year to manifest the first theme park on the West Coast powered by solar energy. In this case, the solar will account for 80% of the park’s energy usage. One difference in this theme park’s solar installation from other similar installations is that it will be powered by one of the most substantial solar carport installations in the country

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US Solar Panel Prices Continue Dropping, Solar+Storage Increasing — Tracking The Sun Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:07:13 +0000

Tracking the Sun (PDF) is an annual report from Berkeley Lab on installed solar panel prices and other trends among grid-connected, distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the United States. Primary authors of this year’s report were Galen Barbose and Naïm Darghouth

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USA’s First 100% Solar Airport Comes Up At Chattanooga, In The Heart Of Trump Land

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:00:24 +0000

A few weeks back, Tennessee’s Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CMA) became the first US airport powered by 100% solar energy

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