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Goal Zero’s solar chargers and battery backups have been used in some of the toughest environments on earth, places like Everest, and Eric Larsen used the company’s chargers on his recent attempt to bike across Antarctica. But they may be facing their toughest challenge yet—New York City. Goal Zero partnered with AT&T and design studio [...]
Eyeing South Africa’s potential as a key export market, the US is coming up with $2 billion in financing for clean energy projects. The agreement signed this week between the US Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank and Industrial Development Corp. (IDC) of South Africa is aimed at supporting solar, wind and other clean-energy projects that use U.S. [...]
Solar energy incentives come in several forms. There are solar rebates, where one is given an up-front lump sum payment and then there are programs like a feed-in tariff, where the energy producer is paid an amount for each kilowatt-hour(kWh) of electricity produced and fed onto the power grid. LastWednesday, the state regulators in the [...]
It’s increasingly evident that U.S. homebuilders are piling intosolar energy for the long haul. In the past month, this blog has featured the “Vision Zero” solar home, the result of a joint effort between CobblestoneHomes and Dow Chemical, and the “eSMART Green” solar home from Beazer Homes. Cheesiness of the names aside, these homes point [...]
A new bill in the Golden State could soon give home- andbusiness-owners access to a statewide loan program that would help themfinance solar installations and other renewable energy projects. Thebill, SBX8 26, would create a program to standardize Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs across California and authorize a $50 million PACE fund to be [...]
Geoscape Solar, a New Jersey-based solar installation company, todayannounced New Jersey’s first residential solar leasing program. The newprogram will enable homeowners to get solar panels installed with noupfront cost. “The benefits of solar energy sell themselves,” said JeffreyChavkin, president and co-founder, Geoscape Solar. “What customers needare clear and concise explanations of these benefits, financing to [...]
Minnesotans looking to install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system have reason to be hopeful for the New Year. As we reportedon this blog in June, Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has been developingplans to introduce in Minnesota their Solar Rewards program, its solarrebate initiative already on offer in Colorado and New Mexico. If theMinnesota Public Utilities Commission [...]
A new product bundling agreement between eIQ Energy Inc. and SignetSolar Inc. will provide customers with a simplified path to buildingsolar energy installations—employing Signet Solar’s large-areathin-film solar modules and eIQ Energy’s Parallel Solar technology. Theinitial product offering—jointly marketed by both companies—bundlesSignet Solar’s SI S4 thin-film quarter-panel solar modules with eIQEnergy’s vBoost 350 DC-to-DC converter modules; [...]
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