27 Jun '17, 11pm

#ClimateChange: Solar on Schools Campaigns: Low-Cost Solar Wins School Board Votes:

Guest Blog By Will Driscoll, Arlington 350 School board members can be persuaded to vote “yes” for solar on schools, based on the experience of Arlington 350, in Virginia. Other local 350 groups may also find success with a solar-on-schools campaign, helped by low prices for installed commercial solar. (For Arlington 350, which launched early this year, this was our first campaign.) Arlington Virginia’s School Board voted unanimously to create the authority to enter into solar power purchasing agreements, on April 20, 2017. From left: Tannia Talento, Barbara Kanninen, Nancy Van Doren, James Lander, and Reid Goldstein. (Photo credit: Will Driscoll) Rooftops nationwide could accommodate 1,118 gigawatts of solar panels, which could meet 39 percent of current electricity demand, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The rooftops where solar is most economical ...

Full article: https://350.org/solar-on-schools-campaigns-low-cost-solar...

Tweets

#solar #renewables #smartgrid

#solar #renewables #smartgrid

solarindustrymag.com 27 Jun '17, 7pm

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced the winners of its 2017 SEPA Power Player Awards. Winners will be h...

The Solar PV Industry Cosmos — Linking Cost and Physics https://t.co/Z5RZ309Beo

The Solar PV Industry Cosmos — Linking Cost and...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Jun '17, 4pm

In a competition between physics and finance (profitability), physics always wins. The smart money will always be on the s...

Learn about how local homes and business utiliz...

ases.org 02 Jul '17, 9pm

2017 National Solar Tour · USA · October (dates vary by region) The largest grassroots solar, renewable energy and sustain...

#renewables #smartgrid

#renewables #smartgrid

solarindustrymag.com 03 Jul '17, 6pm

Dominion Energy has acquired Clarke County Solar, a 10 MW solar power facility in Clarke County, Va., from the project’s d...

The Rising Tide of Evidence Against Blaming Wind and Solar for Grid Instability

The Rising Tide of Evidence Against Blaming Win...

greentechmedia.com 28 Jun '17, 3pm

It’s been more than two months since Energy Secretary Rick Perry ordered the DOE to conduct a 60-day study on whether wind...

It'll cost more to say 'I do' from July 1 as fe...

straitstimes.com 27 Jun '17, 9pm

Marriage registration fees will go up from Saturday. Foreigners will be the most affected by the hike, with their fees inc...

Related: how does the condition of school build...

centerforgreenschools.org 05 Jul '17, 11pm

The 2016 State of Our Schools: America’s K–12 Facilities report shows that the nation faces a projected annual shortfall o...

#renewables #solar

#renewables #solar

solarindustrymag.com 28 Jun '17, 2pm

Global package delivery company UPS has announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and adv...

Researchers are combining textiles and solar tech, but there's no one way to get there. From weave-able solar...

Researchers are combining textiles and solar te...

allaboutcircuits.com 03 Jul '17, 12pm

Researchers are combining textiles and solar tech, but there's no one way to get there. From weave-able solar cells to sol...

London could be getting its first ultra-green, ...

inhabitat.com 29 Jun '17, 3pm

The proposal, which will be built to meet the Passivhaus standard as well as the BEEAM Outstanding rating, calls for using...

Indian Railways will install rooftop #solar pan...

cleantechnica.com 01 Jul '17, 6pm

Companies selected through the tender process will be required to install flexible solar panels and battery systems on six...

Solar Industry Hails Public Utility Commission ...

seia.org 29 Jun '17, 10pm

Salem, OR (June 29, 2017) – Today, the Public Utility Commission of Oregon (PUC) adopted community solar rules that will b...

Check out one of our most complex #solar power projects, built above open wastewater treatment tanks!https://t.co/Rksy8qIHwu

Check out one of our most complex #solar power ...

grosolar.com 02 Jul '17, 1am

This solar PV project, constructed at Camden County Municipal Utility Authority’s (CCMUA) wastewater treatment plant by gr...

#solar #wind

#solar #wind

solarindustrymag.com 26 Jun '17, 5pm

The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly (with data through April 30)...

Industry groups praise Oregon’s move toward com...

solarindustrymag.com 30 Jun '17, 2pm

On Thursday, the Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) adopted community solar rules that solar advocates say will bring ...