Yearly Archives: 2015

How long will Solar Panels last? 45 years?

Here is part of an article by Derek Markham. This was originally posted on Cost of Solar. When considering going solar, we know that one of the top questions tends to be something along the lines of “How much do

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New pricing for Microfit, starting Jan 1 2016…29.4 cents

Here is the link from the IESO. http://link.powerauthority.on.ca/m/1/81662549/b26015-80837513-9ab5-4d82-9aa3-596c18b5e89e/1/350/97049151-3df0-4a50-8724-87ccb3ef9a54 Here is the link of the new prices. http://fit.powerauthority.on.ca/sites/default/files/version4/FIT-Price-Schedule-2016-01-01.pdf Keep in mind this will not effect already established contracts. Anything connected before Jan 1 2016 will also get the 38.4 cent price.

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Solar Energy Facts & Solar Power Facts | Solar Love

Source: Solar Energy Facts & Solar Power Facts | Solar Love

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American solar capacity now exceeds 20 GW

Originally published on the ECOreport.The US residential solar market grew 70% during the first half of 2015. Thanks to the addition of another 729 MW of utility-scale solar during the second quarter, the nation has installed more than 1 GW of

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Will Tesla Motors, Inc. Redefine Supercars With Its Next Roadster? — The Motley Fool

Tesla’s Model S is now one of the fastest accelerating cars in the world. But is the company planning on trumping supercar acceleration records with a new all-electric sports car? Source: Will Tesla Motors, Inc. Redefine Supercars With Its Next

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Uber CEO To Tesla: Sell Me Half A Million Autonomous Electric Cars In 2020

Source: Uber CEO To Tesla: Sell Me Half A Million Autonomous Electric Cars In 2020

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Shining Rewards: The Value of Rooftop Solar Power for Consumers and Society | SEIA

This is a good read. There is a benefit to everyone by allowing more non subsidized solar. Greg Net metering policies are critical to the expansion of solar power in the United States. Net metering offsets costs for the panel

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US Finances 20 MW Solar PV Project In Jamaica | CleanTechnica

Solar is becoming popular all around the globe. Greg The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation has agreed to finance Jamaica’s first utility-scale solar PV power plant.A 20 MW solar PV project under development in Clarendon, Jamaica, has secured $47 million in

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Payback Predictions For Solar + Storage In Australia

Payback in Ontario is better than these figures as Hydro One costs more to buy. Greg  Originally published on RenewEconomy.By Sophie VorrathAs we have reported here and here, the Australian Energy Market Operator on Friday released its first ever big

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Samsung Dramatically Increases Battery Capacity (Nearly Doubles It)

Source: Samsung Dramatically Increases Battery Capacity (Nearly Doubles It)

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