Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry.
Elon Musk Unveils Shingles That Could Finally Make Rooftop Solar Sexy He said the new solar tiles are more visually appealing than traditional shingles or solar panels. “Over time, every house would be a solar house,” he said. “It’s a neighborhood where the aesthetics get better over time.
Massive US Solar Farms Will Deliver Power to Millions – Seeker Massive US Solar Farms Will Deliver Power to MillionsA recent report by the U.S. Department of Energy finding that U.S.
Renewable energy now exceeds all other forms of new power generation In another first, growth in renewables outstripped all other forms of new power generation in 2015, with clean energy accounting for more than half of the world’s new electricity capacity added last year.
Power Struggle – VICE New York TimesPower StruggleFloridians who think they’re voting in November to promote the spread of solar panels may actually derail it, thanks to a deceptively worded ballot measure that would change the Sunshine State’s constitution.
Solar panels slated for 36 school roofs in Alberta The Alberta government plans to install solar panels on three dozen schools around the province as part of its strategy to combat climate change.
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