Category: solar roof

California Joins the Push to Speed Solar Permitting

I love it when good news builds and builds: Remember last week, when we wrote about efforts to take the paperwork out of solar permitting? Well today we’ve got even ...
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Where Do You Get the Fastest Payback on Rooftop Solar?

Rooftop solar is a money-maker for homeowners, now more than ever. As a result not only of steadily dropping prices for solar systems, but also of an increase in government ...
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Proposed Solar Power Installation to Save New Jersey School $21,000 Annually

In Mansfield Township, New Jersey, voters will be asked on Dec. 8 to approve or reject two proposals that would repair the roof of the John Hydock Elementary School and ...
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Solar in San Diego to Roll Out Full-Scale Power Financing

San Diego is solar power, the California city with more rooftop solar panels than any other city in the state, plans to initiate wide-scale solar financing options through property taxes ...
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Companies to collaborate on solar roof arrays

Consumers are likely to have new options for solar roof arrays in light of a newly announced business partnership. This week, Johns Manville and Energy Conversion Devices announced a new ...
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Report shows sharp increase in California’s solar roof arrays

A new report is providing some additional insight into the growth of solar in California over the years. According to the group Environment California, the state had about 51,000 solar ...
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Solar industry weighs potential for distributed generation

One lingering question for the solar energy industry continues to be whether distributed generation will be a more common model than large-scale projects. A Reuters report notes that Southern ...
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California rebate program running low on funds

Solar power in California is becoming so popular that the state’s subsidy program is reportedly running low on funds. A report in the Los Angeles Times focuses on a $3.3 ...
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Nevada emerging as a leader in large-scale solar

Nevada is reportedly gaining a reputation as one of the most solar-friendly states in the country. A report in the Las Vegas Sun this week focuses on the recent accomplishments ...
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Green building industry expected to grow significantly

The green building industry is likely to continue to enjoy rapid growth in the coming years, according to a recent report. The report from NextGen Research predicts that green building ...
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