Tag: rooftop solar


India’s leading rooftop solar power EPC company has been selected to provide services to the Chennai Metro system in the state of Tamil Nadu. CleanMax Solar will set up six megawatts rooftop solar power capacity atop stations and coach yard Read more…


Rooftop solar rights recently scored another win! This one from Idaho where the state’s major utility, Idaho Power Company (IPCo) had set out to weaken its net metering program and otherwise penalize solar customers by changing their rates. Well, the Read more…


There’s a novelty on the solar panel front today. Westinghouse Solar, a company that designs and manufactures solar power systems, announced the release of a new line of fully integrated, plug-and-play solar panels. The company says the new line will Read more…


Small wind generation is not only good for the environment; it creates jobs too. A few days ago we wrote about Sauer’s WindCharger, a new, small wind generation turbine that is attracting a great deal of interest from potential distributors.


New York City seems seriously intent on going solar as we wrote in a previous blog post. One of the possibilities to generate solar power in New York is using the city’s rooftops. In order to gauge how much space Read more…


Solar power is not the first energy type that leaps to mind when we think of New York City. But the Big Apple is starting to assess more seriously the potential of solar power to transform the world’s capital into Read more…


Many people would applaud Glade Bilby for improving his New Orleans home with rooftop solar panels—except, apparently, the city officials who recently slammed the breaks on that progress. Instead, the Vieux Carre Commission is more concerned with another issue: keeping Read more…


Since the beginning of time, the sun’s vast energy has brought the world’s renowned vineyards into full bountiful harvest. And now, thanks to the Ontario government‘s precedent-setting renewable energy program, Niagara’s vineyards are about to bring another type of rewarding Read more…


The other day I wrote about solar shingles, a type of PV rooftop solar to make solar look good, or just look better, depending on whom you ask. Because of that story, we got contacted about another company also concerned Read more…


India is well suited for solar energy because of its geographic location, but now this emerging regional power is taking proactive steps towards this goal with the help of favorable policy which should help the industry grow significantly in the coming years.


FERC may have recently put the kibosh on states implementing European-style Feed-in Tariffs, but that doesn’t mean the U.S. is left high and dry without ways to drive wholesale solar markets. We’re seeing daily action from utility PV programs that Read more…


If transmission lines similar to the Sunrise PowerLink are not built soon, California will never meet its global climate change goals or deliver on the promise of green jobs. The CBD lawsuit could put Sunrise on hold for years to come. But it also serves as a reminder that the only way to get buy-in from environmentalists for new transmission lines is to guarantee that these ratepayer investments serve the green economy, and not the vested interests of utilities perhaps looking to line their own pockets.

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