In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Tesla is struggling to hit solar roof production goals, and Chinese researchers make significant progress in organic solar cell research.
Tesla Motors was once a company that sold solely luxury electric cars, but its founder has set his sights on the creation of a full-throttle home energy solution. The company’s expansion into energy storage and solar power has been heralded by the unveiling of a new division: Tesla Energy.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Vermont utility Green Mountain Power reports that their virtual power plant program saved half a million dollars during the recent heatwave, and Duke Energy introduces a community solar program available to South Carolina customers.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, LG plans to open a new U.S.-based solar production facility, and state regulators in Florida release a promising report on the rapid growth of rooftop solar in the Sunshine State.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Bill Gates’ energy fund Breakthrough Energy Ventures is in discussions with Alphabet to fund a new energy storage project, plus Massachusetts joins the growing list of states looking to set the bar at 100% renewable energy.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Trump’s panel tariff leads to cancellations and delays for large scale solar installations, and China has started testing solar panel roads with the help of Pavenergy.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, sonnen receives a large investment round lead by Shell Ventures, and American businesses installed an additional 325 MW of solar last year. Continue reading
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, the state of California will require all new homes to be built with solar panels on their roofs starting in 2020, and the number of people employed in the renewable energy industry grew to 10.3 million people globally in 2017.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, a group of bipartisan lawmakers introduce a bill to block Trump’s solar tariffs, and GTM Research reports that third-party ownership of solar systems is at its lowest since 2011.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, SunPower acquires SolarWorld Americas, and Apple announces that their global facilities are 100% powered by clean, renewable energy.