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03

Feb

HOME BATTERIES CAN SAP YOUR SOLAR SYSTEM’S VALUE

The energy produced over the lifetime of rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount, and eventually recycle them. But adding a home battery can lower those dividends, new research finds. Previous studies estimated the energy output at about nine times the energy invested in solar panels. The […]

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03

Feb

SPECIAL SOLAR PANELS COULD WORK WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN

A special kind of solar cell could work at night, researchers say. In fact, the specially designed photovoltaic cell could generate up to 50 watts of power per square meter (about 10.75 square feet) under ideal conditions at night, about a quarter of what a conventional solar panel can generate in the daytime, according to […]

12

Dec

China built a 250-acre solar farm shaped like a giant panda

While most solar farms align their solar panels in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong, China, however, decided to have a little fun with its design. China Merchants New Energy Group, one of the country’s largest clean energy operators, built a 248-acre solar farm in the shape […]

17

Sep

Habitat for Humanity’s ‘Women Build’ program will soon install its first solar project

This news as seen on Solar Power World The family that will receive the first ‘Women Build’ solar home. Habitat for Humanity Lake County, in partnership with private companies and the local community, have come together to help build a new home for a single mother of four in Waukegan, a suburb north of Chicago. […]

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