Category: solar installations

Claudia Wentworth’s Personal Charge: Bring Down the Price of Solar

The CEO of Quick Mount PV is in the midst of reimagining the entire installation process as a way to bring the price of solar down to $1 per watt or less.
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Can the ConnectDER Make Plug-and-Play Home Solar Possible?

As a professional in the power and distributed energy field, Whitman Fulton was always thinking about how to simplify hookups between residential distributed energy systems and the grid. So when ...
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How Can We Reduce the Soft Costs of Solar Installation?

A recurring headline in the solar world for the last few years has been the steady drop in the costs to manufacture solar panels and other solar hardware — the ...
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Frederick County Looking at Public/Private Solar Partnership

Late in January, Frederick County officials drafted a letter to the Maryland Energy Administration expressing its interest in an initiative known as the Sunburst Project.According to Hilari Varnadore,...
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San Bernardino County Supervisors Prefer Solar to Wind Power

On Feb. 9, the San Bernardino County (California) Board of Supervisors okayed changes to the county code regarding renewable energy projects like solar, with said changes aimed primarily at expediting...
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Vermont Introduces, 10 Million Homes With Solar, Bill

A joint bill introduced by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Tennessee Representative Steve Cohen, which aims to put solar photovoltaic electrical systems on 10 million American roofs (and 10 million...
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REC Solar Poised to Lead Solar Growth in US

San Luis Obispo, California-based REC Solar, one of the nation’s fastest growing solar providers for grid-tied residential and commercial solar photovoltaic systems, recently announced the ...
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In New York Solar Power LEDs are Big Hit

During the first week in October, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts unveiled its new, solar-powered LED lighting system, which wowed those viewing it.Solar-powered LEDs can deliver the solution ...
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Ohio Solar Energy Farm Slated for October Groundbreaking

In Upper Sandusky, Ohio, about 60 miles north of capitol city, Columbus, construction of what will inevitably become the largest solar energy farm in the state is slated to begin ...
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Xcel Energy Solar Energy Fee, Subsidy, or Penalty

Xcel Energy, an investor-owned utility operating in Colorado with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., plans to charge residential customers who install solar panels after April, 2010 a monthly user ...
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