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Solar Energy: Tesla ready to roll out Solarglass Roof in US

In a series of tweets this week, Elon Musk said Tesla is ramping up the installation of its third-generation solar roof — called Solarglass Roof — in the San Francisco Bay Area, and it expects to announce availability in China and Europe soon. Steve Hanley Cleantechnica Order at https://t.co/byFVU5nF9W https://t.co/4lD1mVHKy6 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February […]

February 12th

Australia getting more electricity from renewable wind and solar energy

Prime Minister Scott  Morrison and his coterie of fossil fuel worshipers are like King Canute standing at the edge of the ocean and commanding the tide not to rise. All their huffing and puffing is doing nothing to keep Australia from leveraging its most important natural resources — sunshine and wind. Here are two small announcements that […]

February 11th

Solar Innovations @Intersolar2020 Day 2 in San Diego

New solar energy innovations are being unveiled at Intersolar 2020 in San Diego this week, including the California launch of a concrete solar shingle, a unique under-the-panel battery storage configuration, and a single-axis tracker that can accommodate a 10% grade on undulating sites. And one forward-looking company is now buying up broken solar panels in […]

February 6th

US electricity generation: Solar up 15%, wind up 9%

We’ve been writing for a while that solar and wind power are the cheapest options on the market for new power capacity in many if not most places. That is also shown by the power plants that companies across the United States choose to install. While natural gas is still seen as cheaper in certain […]

January 10th