In this week’s Solar News Roundup, one of the world’s largest roofing companies begins offering its own “solar roof,” and FPL proposes the country’s largest community solar program.
There may come a time when you decide to sell your solar home. At that point, you will want a solar-friendly real estate agent that understands the ins-and-outs of solar-powered homes to be able to explain all aspects of your solar energy system to potential buyers, as well as home inspectors, lenders and appraisers. A knowledgeable solar-home listing agent will help achieve the highest valuation possible for your solar home, while demonstrating to others how your solar-power system adds value to your home.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Microsoft announces another investment in solar energy, and Vivint Solar begins a new partnership with Home Depot.
On March 6, 2019, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) hosted their inaugural Vision Summit, a conference designed to bring industry thought leaders and policy analysts together to discuss what a clean energy future might look like and what it would take to achieve that vision. EnergySage joined these industry leaders down in Washington, DC to participate in the Summit and to engage with the question of how solar will contribute to the renewable energy transition. Here are our key takeaways from the event.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, learn about two exciting new developments concerning solar batteries: an international company acquisition and a plan for nearly a gigawatt of new solar and storage resources in Arizona.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Massachusetts moves forward with a new incentive structure for battery storage, and SunPower begins operations at an old SolarWorld facility.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, one of the country’s largest utilities makes an exciting commitment to solar, plus a case study on the transition from fossil fuels to solar energy.
In this week’s Solar News Roundup, learn about a new solar-plus-storage plant in Hawaii (the largest in the world), plus news from Tesla’s new Chinese Gigafactory.
Seemingly out of nowhere, the bold new climate policy initiative everyone is talking about is the Green New Deal. But what exactly is the Green New Deal, where did it come from, and what has caused it to gain so much traction today?
PG&E’s new rate schedule affects utility’s entire coverage area in 2019. Whether you have solar panels on your roof, are considering solar, or don’t have any plans to generate your own electricity, the time-of-use (TOU) rates will have an impact on your monthly electricity costs. Currently, all PG&E customers have the option of switching to TOU rates or remaining on their existing rate schedule. However, if you are a new PG&E customer or move to a new address, you’ll have to choose a new TOU plan. The best option for your home depends on your electricity use habits.