Visitors to the Cincinnati Zoo can now park in one of the 1,000 parking spots shaded by solar canopies. The canopies will provide 20% of the zoo’s daily energy needs. NEWS YOU CAN USE: Solar for Parking While everyone looks forward to the sunny summer months, it’s never fun to get into a hot car [...]
Neighbors all around the country are getting together and going solar as a group. You can too! NEWS YOU CAN USE: Solar Group Purchasing Have you ever saved money by buying in bulk at Costco? People all over the country are buying solar in bulk and saving money in the process. Called “solar bulk purchase, [...]
The International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) has recently been formed to help facilitate collaboration between solar, electrical energy storage, and smart grid technologies companies. IBESA was created by the International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA) and solar research group EuPD to represent the emerging solar storage sector. This alliance will help give access to market [...]
A recent report from Deutsche Bank concludes that solar power has now reached grid parity in India and Italy, meaning that it costs the same as electricity from the power grid.
Solar Citizen: Building the renewable energy movement from the ground up! NEWS YOU CAN USE: Solar Rights and Net Metering Saving money can be straightforward sometimes: You build a fire in your wood stove and reduce your heating bill. You grow your own tomatoes and save on your grocery bill. You produce your own solar [...]