Personal: Range Anxiety Be Damned!

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Staying true to my nature, I decided to see how much better things have become by loading some 20 solar panels into my Mach-E and heading off to south of King City, CA, to deliver them to their next owner. Road Trip: 2021 Volkswagen ID4 The post Personal: Range Anxiety Be Damned!

UC Davis researcher finds ride-hailing EVs offer triple the emissions benefits of a personally owned EV

Green Car Congress

Replacing a gasoline-powered ride-hailing vehicle with an electric vehicle can deliver three times the carbon benefits of a personally owned electric vehicle, according to a study by a University of California, Davis, researcher of Uber and Lyft data. Ride-hailing vehicles travel more miles than personal vehicles, making them more efficient. Also, they typically charge during the day, when a greater quantity of solar energy is powering the grid.

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Hyundai introducing Hyundai Home energy ecosystem; solar energy and EV charging for consumers

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Hyundai Home offers customers an opportunity to access solar energy and electric vehicle charging from their home with top-rated home chargers, solar panels, and energy storage systems through a one-stop marketplace platform. The Hyundai Home experience delivers sustainable smart solutions through a personalized purchase process with dedicated concierge to walk customers through the Hyundai Home journey. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Solar

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BASF and Floatility partner on ultra-lightweight solar-powered electric scooter: 12kg e-floater

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BASF and Floatility have partnered for the development of an ultra-lightweight and solar-powered electric scooter. Electric (Battery) Materials Personal Transit Solar Urban mobility Weight reduction Weighing less than 12 kilograms (26.5 lbs) and consisting of more than 80% composite and plastic materials from BASF, the scooter will give commuters the sensation of floating and thus has been named ‘e-floater’.

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EGEB: Opportunities for solar workers will skyrocket – in numbers

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The US solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020. By 2035, we’ll need 900,000 solar workers. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: Rooftop solar could match annual total US power generation

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The US has enough usable rooftop space to deploy solar that would match current generation levels. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: Thailand builds a huge floating hydro-solar farm

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Thailand is building one of the world’s largest floating hydro-solar farms. Hershey signs two solar PPAs in journey to cutting emissions by 50% by 2030.

EGEB: Here’s why solar and storage are the perfect pair

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Most planned US battery storage is paired with solar. The solar industry boosts its targets to 30% solar by 2030. more… The post EGEB: Here’s why solar and storage are the perfect pair appeared first on Electrek.

EGEB: Solar could make up 40% of US power by 2035 – Biden administration

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): If Congress provides tax credits for the solar industry, it could grow rapidly by 2035. First Solar breaks ground on a $680 million, 3.3 GW solar factory in Ohio.

EGEB: ISS astronauts successfully deploy solar arrays on second attempt

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): After running into glitches last week, ISS astronauts successfully installed Roll-Out Solar Arrays yesterday. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: Scotland’s largest whisky producer to install 4 MW solar farm

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Drinks giant Diageo has submitted a planning application for an onsite, 4 MW solar farm in Scotland. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Here’s how much it costs to charge your EV with rooftop solar

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Charging an electric vehicle with rooftop solar in the US is cheaper than using grid power or public chargers. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Blackouts and rising electric bills are driving US household solar and storage

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Four in five US homeowners with solar and storage feel prepared to weather a power outage. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose

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MW community solar project in New Jersey nears completion. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Linden Hawk Rise 4.5

Harvard hybrid “bionic leaf” converts solar energy to liquid fuel isopropanol

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Scientists from a team spanning Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Medical School and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a scalable, integrated bioelectrochemical system that uses bacteria to convert solar energy into a liquid fuel. For accelerated technology adoption, bridging hydrogen to liquid fuels is critical to the translation of solar-driven water splitting to current energy infrastructures.

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EGEB: A Colorado steel mill is now the world’s first to run almost entirely on solar

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Bighorn Solar is now powering a Colorado steel mill almost entirely with solar. sonnen and Rocky Mountain Power pioneer a new battery storage and solar program. Shell’s solar platform Silicon Ranch acquires Clearloop.

EGEB: How US utilities are trying to block rooftop solar adoption

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): US special interest groups and utilities are working to stall the growth of rooftop solar. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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A Stand for Solar: How a united movement helped pause CA’s solar tax proposal — at least for now

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shocked climate advocates due to its proposed changes to the state’s rules on residential solar solutions. would charge solar users with a “grid participation charge” of $8/kWh of installed solar.

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EGEB: Here are the 3 biggest trends in rooftop solar and battery storage

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Three standout solar, storage, and financing trends emerged between July 2020 and June 2021. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: The Navajo Nation finalizes leases for two more solar farms

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Navajo Nation will build two more solar farms that will create jobs, revenue, and electricity. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: This tech repels dust from solar panels, saving up to 98% of energy

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Award-winning Superclean Glass makes a transparent electrodynamic shield that repels dust from solar panels. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: A Dutch pilot project will combine solar and strip farming

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Vattenfall gets the green light to run a Dutch pilot combining solar panels and strip farming. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Minnesota’s largest utility files to replace coal plants with huge solar

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Xcel Energy has filed to replace its coal plants with what would be the largest solar farm in Minnesota. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Senators call for US solar manufacturing boost with tax credits

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A Democratic senator says the US dependency on China for solar must be cut. An old warehouse in Brooklyn gets a second life as an indoor soccer venue and a community solar host.

EGEB: Texas gets a new 250 MW solar farm near Dallas-Fort Worth

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions breaks ground on its largest solar project to date, in Texas. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: A ‘molecular glue’ discovery makes perovskite solar cells more durable

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Brown University researchers find a way to strengthen a key weak point in perovskite solar cells. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: Glitches prevent astronauts from deploying solar array at ISS

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Technical delays kept ISS astronauts from fully installing a new pair of solar arrays. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

TU/e students win Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Cruiser Class with solar-powered family car

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The student team from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has won the Cruiser Class (for practical solar-powered cars) for the third time at this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. To move one person 100 kilometers the solar-powered car uses 0.4 persons per kilometer, using 48 kWh and gained a maximum score of 20 out of 20 for practicality on Saturday.

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EGEB: An Iowa city’s pilot program may put solar on low-income homes

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Dubuque may adopt a pilot program to help low- to moderate-income households install solar. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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EGEB: Scientists develop ‘true’ bifacial solar cells with 29% power output

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Scientists in Australia claim they’ve developed “true” bifacial solar cells. A Tennessee utility-scale solar farm will be the first in the US to be financed by corporate carbon offsets.

EGEB: 4 reasons why US solar panel shipments broke records in 2020

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The US saw a record-breaking solar panel shipment boom in 2020. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

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The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Filed under: Bicycles , citizen volunteer , climate change , Community Activists , environment , renewable energy , solar power Tagged: Allah-las , Autry Museum , Cults , Gateway Drugs , June 18 , Kaki King , Skylar Funk , Sunstock , The Big Pink , Trapdoor Social , Wavves , yOya. Out of the darkness, comes the light! Be there and shine with us! Your Creative Greenius loves him some Cults.

EGEB: No. 1 wind state Texas to add record solar by end of 2022

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Texas is expected to add record utility-scale solar in the next two years. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: A Montana cryptocurrency miner wants to buy a huge solar farm

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A Montana cryptocurrency miner wants to use solar to power its energy-draining business. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Microsoft to buy 430MW of solar power from Ørsted in Texas

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Microsoft signs a power purchase agreement with Ørsted to buy solar energy in Texas. Canadian solar panel maker Heliene opens a second US manufacturing site, in Florida.

The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

Creative Greenius

Our group was an interesting and friendly mix of unemployed construction workers looking for new careers; electricians, iron workers and other licensed contractors looking to expand into solar installation; and three or four guys who were there to learn how to do a self install of solar for their home, shop or cabin. By “ utility interactive&# they mean what’s commonly called grid-tied solar.

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EGEB: A Florida nonprofit ran a solar boot camp with guaranteed jobs for 27 young adults

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A Florida solar boot camp provides guaranteed jobs for young adults. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: US solar sets a Q1 record, but there may be trouble ahead

Electrek

The largest utility in Kansas will make its first solar investments and says it will reach net zero by 2045. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Minnesota wins by compromising over a wind and solar farm and a historic site

Electrek

Ørsted completes a 227 MW solar farm in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, for Facebook. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Solar panels and California’s canals could make a winning pair

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A new feasibility study combines California’s water canals with solar power. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

EGEB: Wind and solar drove a record fall in coal in 2020…

Electrek

UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. more… The post EGEB: Wind and solar drove a record fall in coal in 2020… appeared first on Electrek.

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EGEB: New York City housing authority residents install their own solar

Electrek

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): New York City’s Community Power program creates solar installation jobs for housing authority residents and saves them money on energy bills.

Sanyo Installs Two Solar Parking Lots for Bikes and Provides 100 Hybrid Bikes in Tokyo

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Bicycle parking lot in Sakurashinmachi, Setagaya, where Sanyo’s Smart Energy System “Solar Parking Lot” is installed. Sanyo Electric has completed installation of two Solar Parking Lots for hybrid bikes, incorporating solar panels and lithium-ion battery systems, and also provided 100 electric hybrid “eneloop bikes”, in Setagaya, Tokyo Japan. Each Solar Parking Lot holds 40 eneloop bikes. Each solar parking lot lithium-ion battery system comprises 312 18650-size cells.

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