Monthly Archives: December 2016

Holiday Hours

Happy Holiday’s fro all of us at Sunfish Solar to you and yours. Our office will be closed December 23 2017 until Tuesday January 3 2017 If you requier system service during that time please call 519-372-8690 looking forward to

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Solar power is #1: Solar is 31% of new generation, 48% of new capacity for 2016 in the US

Solar power took the lead in new capacity additions for 2016 expected to be greater than 9.5GW of utility scale plus 4.5GW of distributed installations. The numbers could possibly be even higher wi… Source: Solar power is #1: Solar is 31%

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Fossil-fuel subsidies dropped sharply by 35%, still more than double the money spent on renewable energy subsidies

In its latest ‘World Energy outlook’ report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) found that fossil-fuel subsidies dropped sharply by 35% last year – from almost $500 billion in … Source: Fossil-fuel subsidies dropped sharply by 35%, still more than double

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Over $5.2 trillion in assets now committed to be divested from fossil fuels – almost doubled over the last year

The Divestment movement, which aims at convincing people to remove their money from fossil fuel investments, has been picking up steam over the past year. A new report that came out this week claim… Source: Over $5.2 trillion in assets now committed

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USA installs record amount of solar power – 191% growth – ignoring Trump’s Chinese Hoax

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, the United States installed 4,143 MW of solar power per a report released by Greentech Media’s Research Team – 191% greater than Q3’15. This volum… Source: USA installs record amount of solar power – 191%

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Rooftop solar could provide 25% of US electricity needs (up from <1%), study says – here are charts illustrating state-by-state potential

We are really only starting to develop the energy potential of the giant nuclear reactor in space that we call the sun. We know that every day it sends enough energy to earth to power human civiliz… Source: Rooftop solar

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A group of billionaires led by Bill Gates creates $1 billion fund to invest in breakthrough clean energy tech

Not new to investing in early stage and high-risk energy ventures himself, Bill Gates has now recruited an impressive line-up of billionaire investors to join in creating a new $1 billion investmen… Source: A group of billionaires led by Bill

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Virtually all automakers (except for Tesla) are currently lobbying to block EPA’s new fuel consumption standard

Through their lobbying efforts since Donald Trump’s election and the EPA’s move to rush its new fuel consumption rules, automakers are sending a clear message that they don’t want… Source: Virtually all automakers (except for Tesla) are currently lobbying to

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John Deere unveils latest all-electric tractor prototype for zero-emission agriculture

At Electrek, we firmly believe that all forms of ground transport will start to transition to electric propulsion relatively soon and that includes large tractors for agriculture as demonstrated by… Source: John Deere unveils latest all-electric tractor prototype for zero-emission agriculture

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Tesla’s SolarCity announces expansion in Florida after long battle against local utilities

Despite its “Sunshine State” nickname, Florida ranks among the lowest states for solar power deployment thanks to anti-solar regulations backed by local electric utilities. But on election day, the… Source: Tesla’s SolarCity announces expansion in Florida after long battle against

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