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The 14 Biggest Solar News Stories We Published in 2014
These 14 stories showcase the biggest trends in home solar, interesting new angles on the state of solar in North America and snapshots of the future of solar.
How Repurposed EV Batteries Can Make Home Solar Storage More Affordable
Lithium-ion batteries have led the mobile digital revolution, not to mention the electric vehicle boom, but they’re just more dead weight without proper recycling. Giving them productive life ...
SunPower, KB Home Bring Energy Storage to the Solar Suburbs
Southern California suburbs make great petri dishes for SunPower and KB Homes, who have teamed up since 2011 to build thousands of houses with built-in solar panels. Now they’re throwing ...
SolarCity And Tesla Join Forces to Speed Solar Storage Adoption
[Editor’s note: This article, by Jeff Spross, originally appeared on ThinkProgress, and is reprinted with permission. SolarCity and Tesla are teaming up to bring a combination of solar power and...
Energy Storage Gets its ‘Free Solar’ Moment
You’ve no doubt heard about the solar boom that’s been happening over the last four years. One can easily make the argument that the development of innovative solar financing models ...
California’s Energy Storage Goal a Huge Boon to Solar Homes
With a newly published goal of of being able to store more than 1.3 gigawatts of energy by 2020, California has once again become a world leader in the transition ...
Who’s Leading the Charge for Home Solar Storage Tech?
It’s a widespread belief that renewable energy can only make so much of an impact on the world without a side-by-side growth in the adoption of energy-storage technology, particularly ...