Cities’ Climate Fight Sets Goals As the Trump administration retreats on climate change, US cities are moving forward Katherine Levine Einstein, David Glick, Maxwell Palmer, February 20, 2018 (The Conversation) “…[The White House infrastructure...Show More Summary
NREL releases a paper similar to Tesla's stated solar roof business plan.
Estimate shows rooftop solar could produce almost 40 percent of our electricity.
Leveraging cost-reduction opportunities in the roof replacement or new construction markets for residential photovoltaic (PV) installations could help the United States meet the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) residential solar photovoltaic cost target by 2030, according to new research from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Leveraging cost-reduction opportunities in the roof replacement or new construction markets for residential photovoltaic installations could help the United States meet the US Department ofShow More Summary
A financial case for green roofs, solar panels, and permeable pavement Sustainability has become a buzzword for urban designers and environmental advocates. A new report released yesterday stresses that making it a de facto policy for U.S. Show More Summary
Tesla will even have its own employees on hand at Home Depot locations to tout the benefits of the tech. The post Tesla Will Sell its Powerwall and Solar Roof in Home Depot appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Extraordinary figures continue to roll in from the year that was for renewable energy in Australia, but easily the most outstanding so far are the numbers – and “eye watering charts” – that have just come in on national solar PV installations for 2017.
(Cornell University) If you install solar panels on your roof and avoid dousing your lawn with chemicals and pesticides, your online peers may consider you to be environmentally friendly. But this street cred can all be erased if you let your cat roam around outdoors.
Solar installs through the roof, as Australians deliver record growth Sophie Vorrath, 18 January 2018 (ReNew Economy) “Extraordinary figures continue to roll in from the year that was for renewable energy in Australia, but easily the...Show More Summary
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has unveiled designs of a new sustainable office campus in Oslo for the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), Norway’s largest geotechnical specialist community. Topped with green roofs and solar panels,...Show More Summary
Tesla has shared that it began mass production of its new solar roof tiles at its facility in Buffalo, New York, last month. Surveys of the homes of deposit holders are now underway
As residential solar markets go, Alabama is about as small as you can get. Among the 43 states plus Washington, D.C. that GTM Research tracks individually, it ranks 42. It has just 1 megawatt of residential systems installed. According...Show More Summary
Tesla is finally making good on the promise of premium solar roof tiles. The automaker-cum energy storage firm last month began manufacturing its integrated roofing solution, as reported by Reuters. Early-bird customers who […] The post Report: Tesla Manufacturing Solar Roof Panels in NY appeared first on Geek.com.
Tesla had planned to move Solar Roof tile production from their Fremont, California factory to the Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, New York and it looks like they may have met that goal. The company confirmed in an email they began manufacturing the tiles in December.[...]
Tesla started taking orders for the solar roof tiles in May by asking homeowners to put down a $1,000 deposit via its web site.
Tesla employees got first solar roof installations, now reservation holders get theirs.
Imagine buying a solar panel from a hardware store, mounting it on your roof, then selling the green electricity you produce at a price you set. Is this even possible? Some companies certainly think so. These startups are harnessingShow More Summary
We've partnered with Technica Communications for a monthly roundup of some of the coolest cleantech press releases in a series we are calling Cleantech in Action. Some of the highlights this month include a gym built entirely from bamboo, solar and storage for cooler schools in Hawaii, and solar flowers