Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP11 :: Tesla Solar Roof Launched, Massive Solar Farm for US, Renewables Top New Energy, Florida Power Struggle, Solar Panels for Alberta Schools

 Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Elon Musk Unveils Shingles That Could Finally Make Rooftop Solar Sexy He said the new solar tiles are more visually appealing than traditional shingles or solar panels. “Over time, every house would be a solar house,” he said. “It’s… … Continue reading Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP11 :: Tesla Solar Roof Launched, Massive Solar Farm for US, Renewables Top New Energy, Florida Power Struggle, Solar Panels for Alberta Schools

California Colleges Solar Power Tiny House Competition

 Following the lead of a couple of popular reality TV programs, Sacramento Municipal Utility District(SMUD) recently held a tiny house competition. Teams from colleges around the state competed to build net-zero tiny solar-powered houses.  The competition was held at Consumnes River College in Sacramento, California. First prize went to the team from Santa Clara University…. … Continue reading California Colleges Solar Power Tiny House Competition

Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP10 :: US Businesses Embracing Solar, Florida Solar Inititative Deception, California Ag Interests Builds Solar, Camouflagged Solar Panels,

 Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. US Businesses Embracing Solar Power Big US businesses are embracing solar power, according to new report A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power. The Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA)… … Continue reading Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP10 :: US Businesses Embracing Solar, Florida Solar Inititative Deception, California Ag Interests Builds Solar, Camouflagged Solar Panels,

Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP9 :: Saint Lucia Goes Solar, Cost-Competitive Solar, Energy-Efficiency Revolution, EBRD on Sun-Wind-Solar, US Gov Big Solar Purchase, Vote No on Amendment 1

 Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Solar Power Comes to Saint Lucia Island in the Sun: Saint Lucia Goes Solar The installation team prepare to install the final panel.     Cost-Competive Solar Power on the Way Cost-Competitive Solar Is Coming Soon to a Grid… … Continue reading Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP9 :: Saint Lucia Goes Solar, Cost-Competitive Solar, Energy-Efficiency Revolution, EBRD on Sun-Wind-Solar, US Gov Big Solar Purchase, Vote No on Amendment 1

Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP8 :: Stanford Solar Project, Tesla Powerpack Capacity, New Solar Panel Tech, Solar Cost and Payback Improve, Solar Agriculture in the Desert

 Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in the solar power industry. Stanford Solar Project Expansion Stanford’s solar expansion project moves ahead – Stanford University News Stanford’s solar expansion project moves aheadIn addition, more rooftop solar panels are being installed on campus. Sixteen additional campus buildings – including Maples Pavilion and… … Continue reading Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP8 :: Stanford Solar Project, Tesla Powerpack Capacity, New Solar Panel Tech, Solar Cost and Payback Improve, Solar Agriculture in the Desert