27 Jun '14, 12pm

Cool: Solar Gardens Can Host Your Solar Panels So You Don't Have To: The obvious reasons behind this are the d...

Cool: Solar Gardens Can Host Your Solar Panels So You Don't Have To: The obvious reasons behind this are the d...

In the past few years, the number of households that have turned to rooftop solar has risen exponentially. The obvious reasons behind this are the drop in prices of solar panels, great deals on lease purchases, and last but not least, increased awareness and willingness to turn to clean energy. Unfortunately, many are still hesitant or unable to install panels on their own house roofs , despite the fact that they also want to get involved in solar energy production. Now, they do not have to wave good-bye to the idea. They should simply plug into a community solar garden . The Solar Garden approach is becoming increasingly popular across the U.S. In principal, it allows customers to buy a small part, of a big communal solar array. For the electricity that their panels have produced, the owners receive credit, which is then taken out of their electricity bill, which is prett...

Full article: http://www.greenoptimistic.com/2014/06/27/need-rooftop-ge...

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Listen Up: SEIA Explains New Tariffs on Chinese...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Jun '14, 2pm

This current trade case, as well as an earlier case that resulted in tariffs on Chinese solar cells (but not modules), was...

Listen Up: SEIA Explains New Tariffs on Chinese...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Jun '14, 2pm

This current trade case, as well as an earlier case that resulted in tariffs on Chinese solar cells (but not modules), was...

Report: Michigan Could Expand Solar Without Raising Rates

Report: Michigan Could Expand Solar Without Rai...

greentechmedia.com 27 Jun '14, 6am

While a Michigan utility says cost concerns are preventing it from expanding its solar program, a draft report from state ...

Could Borchester Land's solar farm help Ambridg...

foe.co.uk 26 Jun '14, 4pm

I’m a fan of The Archers . There, I’ve said it, in public. I know it’s not fashionable or cool, but I’ve long since given ...

General Motors Expanding Solar Power

General Motors Expanding Solar Power

greenoptimistic.com 28 Jun '14, 12am

More General Motors’ solar power going online Fall 2014 Cutting into the bottom line and cutting into the carbon footprint...

Trust and Ratings Trump Price in Residential So...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Jun '14, 2pm

At what price would you buy solar from this guy? You probably wouldn’t, would you? And that’s one reason why building trus...

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yinglisolar.com 29 Jun '14, 5pm

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A Solar Powered Yurt Cabin You Can Build Yourself

A Solar Powered Yurt Cabin You Can Build Yourself

jetsongreen.com 25 Jun '14, 12am

Full Circle Shelters has recently built the prototype of the Polyurt 180. The cabin is fully insulated, and finished with ...

Student team solves solar panels' shade problem: (via @mothernaturenet) #PutSolarOnIt

Student team solves solar panels' shade problem...

mnn.com 22 Jun '14, 12pm

It's fairly obvious to most of us that solar panels aren't a great investment on a shady roof . Yet even in near-ideal sol...

Solar’s Key Challenge Today Is to “Truly Out-compete Traditional Energy”

Solar’s Key Challenge Today Is to “Truly Out-co...

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Jun '14, 6pm

David Briggs has long-standing experience in the solar industry, including three years at a cleantech communications firm ...

Community Solar Gardens Bring Affordable Green Energy to the Masses

Community Solar Gardens Bring Affordable Green ...

inhabitat.com 23 Jun '14, 4pm

A new trend is springing up across the country that’s making affordable solar energy increasingly available to the masses....

World’s Cheapest Solar Panels Coming In Several...

cleantechnica.com 07 Jul '14, 8pm

Sounds great, however it doesn’t matter if we get to those numbers. At twice that cost we are well within the practical ba...

Thin-film Solar Cells Freed From Toxic Processing

Thin-film Solar Cells Freed From Toxic Processing

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Jun '14, 5pm

Cadmium chloride is filthy stuff. Its cadmium ions are extremely toxic, causing heart disease, kidney disorders, and a hos...

Green News: Solar Loans Are Getting Easier to Find

Green News: Solar Loans Are Getting Easier to Find

greenbuildingadvisor.com 25 Jun '14, 9am

Homeowners looking for a way to finance new rooftop solar systems now have more options than local banks and credit unions...

Longwood Gardens Unveils 86-acre Meadow Garden

Known for its exquisitely-crafted formal gardens, Longwood Gardens has just unveiled its new meadow garden , 86 acres show...