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Rooftop Solar Dims Under Pressure From Utility Lobbyists – The …

Prodded in part by the utilities’ campaign, nearly every state in the country is engaged in a review of its solar energy policies. Since 2013, Hawaii, Nevada, Arizona, Maine and Indiana have decided to phase out net metering, crippling programs … Continue reading

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Solar power and carbon-free homes: Green energy is a hot topic

“The Energy Savings Trust estimates this to be up to £200 per year for the equivalent of 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide. Prices start from around £400 for a condensing boiler (not including installation) and self-builders can choose from gas, … Continue reading

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Solar heating could cover over 80 percent of domestic heating requirements in Nordic countries

“In principle, this result is also valid for Sweden, Norway and other locations at the same latitudes. Of course, local conditions have some effect on this,” says Hassam ur Rehman, a doctoral candidate at Aalto University. The researchers calculated the … Continue reading

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Global Solar Water Heater Market to record high demand by 2016 …

Zion Market Research, the market research group announced the analysis report titled “Solar Water Heater Market: Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2021” The conversion of sunlight into a renewable energy for the purpose of heating the water … Continue reading

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Solar Water Heating Innovation Sun Bandit Turns Four Declaring Articles of Energy Independence

Sun Bandit’s versatile, grid-independent PV-powered solar hybrid water heating, storage, floor- and air-heating capabilities are redefining the 120-year-old convention of traditional solar water heating and improving the look, performance and value proposition of today’s solar water heating. Read more… https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/17/07/p9736941/solar-water-heating-innovation-sun-bandit-turns-four-declaring-articles … Continue reading

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FPL to build more solar plants, one new gas plant

More solar power plants are on the way, and an older power plant in Dania Beach will be replaced with a new natural gas-fired facility, Florida Power & Light officials said Monday. In addition to the approximately 600 megawatts of … Continue reading

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Wind, solar produce 10 percent of US electricity for first time

Wind and solar produced 10 percent of the electricity generated in the United States for the first time in March, federal energy officials said Wednesday.  The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) monthly power report for March found that wind produced 8 … Continue reading

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Global Solar Water Heater Market 2015 Industry Analysis & Forecast …

Zion Market Research, the market research group announced the analysis report titled ‘Solar Water Heater Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2015–2021‘ The conversion of sunlight into a renewable energy for the purpose of heating the … Continue reading

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Only a fraction of Floridians own a solar power system

The number of Floridians who own renewable energy systems, such as solar panels, that are interconnected to electric utilities and generate power stood at 15,994 at the end of last year. That’s a minuscule fraction of the state’s 20 million … Continue reading

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Florida legislature unanimously passes solar tax break

In a 33-0 vote, the Florida legislature has passed SB 90 – the bill that would implement Amendment 4 and make solar and renewable energy equipment on commercial buildings exempt from property taxes for 20 years, beginning in 2018. Read … Continue reading

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