Category Archives: News

Articles about important news in the solar and energy industries.

Solar news: Shell Ventures invests in solar battery company sonnen, American businesses are installing record amounts of solar

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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

Highlights from EnergySage’s sixth Solar Marketplace Intel Report™

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This week, EnergySage released its sixth Solar Marketplace Intel Report™. In this report, you’ll find trends on solar pricing for all of 2017, as well as equipment and financing options for solar. In addition, this report includes new information about what solar equipment quality people prefer. Read on for some of the top takeaways relevant to today’s solar shoppers.

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New solar panel technology: learn about advances in solar energy

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Solar power was in a constant state of innovation in 2017, with new advances in solar panel technology announced almost every week. In the past year alone, there have been milestones in solar efficiency, solar energy storage, wearable solar tech and solar design tech. Read on to get the complete update on all the breakthroughs you should know about in the world of new solar panel technology.

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Tesla Energy: Has Elon Musk invented the first clean power utility?

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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.

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