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N.Y. offers tips for homeowners who want solar power - New York Daily News

New York Daily News

N.Y. offers tips for homeowners who want solar power
New York Daily News
The New York State attorney general's website now had information to help homeowners who want to use solar power. (alexsl/Getty Images/iStockphoto). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11:51 PM. The state attorney general's office is ...

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Long Island needs to think regionally when it comes to solar power - Newsday

Long Island needs to think regionally when it comes to solar power
Newsday
A clean-energy advocate looks at a proposal for a 72-megawatt solar farm in Shoreham capable of powering a whopping 13,000 homes and shouts hurrah. An environmentalist sees 350 acres of trees that would have to be destroyed and howls in protest.



Keep it simple: Low-cost solar power - Science Daily

Keep it simple: Low-cost solar power
Science Daily
Date: June 24, 2016; Source: Department of Energy, Office of Science; Summary: A new architecture takes very few processing steps to produce an affordable solar cell with efficiencies comparable to conventional silicon solar cells. Share: FULL STORY ...



How Utilities Can Help Get Solar Power In Neglected Communities - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica

How Utilities Can Help Get Solar Power In Neglected Communities
CleanTechnica
A new report entitled Solar for All examines what utilities can do to make solar power more accessible for more Americans, particularly in lower-income areas and communities of color. It is the result of a collaboration between the Southern ...

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Used BMW i batteries store solar power at home - TechCrunch

TechCrunch

Used BMW i batteries store solar power at home
TechCrunch
BMW i joins Tesla and Mercedes-Benz in bringing energy storage home with its new system, which has yet to be given a catchy name. The system uses new or used batteries from the BMW i3 electric car to store power from solar panels for later use.

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Why Elon Musk Is Betting On Solar Power Instead Of Wind - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Why Elon Musk Is Betting On Solar Power Instead Of Wind
Huffington Post
“I think we can solve the problem with the giant fusion reactor in the sky called the sun.” 06/22/2016 11:53 am ET. 310. Alexander C. Kaufman Senior Business Editor, The Huffington Post. Damon Beres Senior Tech Editor, The Huffington Post. Rebecca Cook ...
Tesla Motors Looks To Add Solar Power To Its Electric Car BusinessWPTV.com
Tesla moves from automotive to energy with solar power acquisition offerLuxury Daily

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Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource
Bloomberg
The amount of electricity generated using solar panels stands to expand as much as sixfold by 2030 as the cost of production falls below competing natural gas and coal-fired plants, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Solar plants ...
Advocates Say Solar Power May Dim The Future Of Utility MonopoliesWisconsin Public Radio News
Competition clouds prospects for solar powerFinancial Times
SDMC signs solar power agreementThe Hindu
Sun Community News -Daily News & Analysis
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Missouri is about to experiment with power from an unlikely source -- its roads - The Next Web

The Next Web

Missouri is about to experiment with power from an unlikely source -- its roads
The Next Web
Part of its 'Road to Tomorrow Initiative,' Missouri's Department of Transportation is teaming with Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup (seriously, what's going on in Idaho?) to cover an undetermined length of Historic Route 66 with road-ready solar ...
MoDOT to test solar power on sidewalks, roadsSTLtoday.com

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This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid - New England Public Radio

New England Public Radio

This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid
New England Public Radio
People talk about a flash of inspiration. But Xavier Helgesen's eureka moment came in the dark. A few years ago, the American entrepreneur was traveling through Malawi to meet with clients for his book-selling company, Better World Books. He stopped in ...

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'Solar Neighborhood' project aims to double area solar power - The Herald-Times (subscription)

'Solar Neighborhood' project aims to double area solar power
The Herald-Times (subscription)
MONROE — Two Bloomington neighborhoods, with support from local groups and Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton, are joining forces to increase the number of homes taking advantage of solar power. The “Solar Neighborhood” project hopes to find at ...

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