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One electric car owner’s experiences in adding solar panels: why, what, and how – Green Car Reports

One electric car owner’s experiences in adding solar panels: why, what, and how – Green Car Reports

Green Car ReportsOne electric car owner’s experiences in adding solar panels: why, what, and howGreen Car ReportsThe purchase of an electric car that plugs into the power grid to recharge its battery often gets drivers thinking about the source of their energy. We haven’t seen data from recent years looking at the overlap between electric-car drivers and home …and more »

How solar, energy storage could benefit from the UK’s Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan – Energy Storage News (blog)

How solar, energy storage could benefit from the UK’s Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan – Energy Storage News (blog)

Energy Storage News (blog)How solar, energy storage could benefit from the UK’s Smart Systems and Flexibility PlanEnergy Storage News (blog)Earlier this week the UK government and energy regulator Ofgem published a strategy for a modernised, smart and flexible power system, the result of an eagerly anticipated response to last year’s Smart Power Call for Evidence. The 32-page document …and more »

Texas energy company to lay off 108 employees in Columbia – Baltimore Business Journal

Texas energy company to lay off 108 employees in Columbia – Baltimore Business Journal

Baltimore Business JournalTexas energy company to lay off 108 employees in ColumbiaBaltimore Business JournalDirect Energy Solar will lay off 108 employees and close its Columbia office in September, the company notified the state on Tuesday. The Howard County solar energy company used to be known as Astrum Solar. Houston-based Direct Energy acquired …Direct Energy Solar to lay off 108 employees in MarylandMaryland Daily Record (subscription)all 3 news articles »

China’s Newest Solar Farm Has a Friendly Face – Popular Mechanics

China’s Newest Solar Farm Has a Friendly Face – Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsChina’s Newest Solar Farm Has a Friendly FacePopular MechanicsAccording to the company, over the next 25 years the solar energy generated by this plant will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by almost 3 million tons. If the company hits its goal of 12 gigawatts of solar energy by 2020 the company could reduce CO2 …Solar Panels Shaped as Pandas in ChinaNBC Bay Areaall 18 news articles »

Mayor Muriel Bowser promotes new solar panel and installation training program – FOX 5 DC

Mayor Muriel Bowser promotes new solar panel and installation training program – FOX 5 DC

FOX 5 DCMayor Muriel Bowser promotes new solar panel and installation training programFOX 5 DCWASHINGTON – D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser promoted a new solar energy program Monday morning that looks to provide low-income families with free solar panels and installation. Solar Works D.C., a joint effort between the Department of Energy and …DC Mayor Kicks Off Low-Income Solar Program, Accepts SolSmart AwardSolar Industryall 2 news articles »

Solar Energy Is Big In Minnesota, So How Will The Eclipse Affect Our Power? – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Solar Energy Is Big In Minnesota, So How Will The Eclipse Affect Our Power? – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

CBS Minnesota / WCCOSolar Energy Is Big In Minnesota, So How Will The Eclipse Affect Our Power?CBS Minnesota / WCCOMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Renewable energy sources, like wind and solar, now account for 22 percent of the power Minnesotans consume. It’s a growing industry, but it’s also a new industry that comes with some unusual questions. Like what will happen to …and more »