Photovoltaics

Hawaii is One of the Top Solar-Heated States, LawnStarter Says
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Hawaii is One of the Top Solar-Heated States, LawnStarter Says

About 34 out of 1,000 homes in Hawaii are solar-powered, survey says. More

Canadian Builders To Construct Mass-Market Net-Zero Houses
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Canadian Builders To Construct Mass-Market Net-Zero Houses

BuildABILITY Corporation aims to prove that net zero is “feasible and desirable.” More

New Program Supports Initiative to Make Going Solar Faster, Cheaper
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New Program Supports Initiative to Make Going Solar Faster, Cheaper

Communities are invited to receive technical assistance to help spur solar market... More

Solar Industry Employment Report Shows 123% Growth Since 2010
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Solar Industry Employment Report Shows 123% Growth Since 2010

According to a new report from the Solar Foundation, the solar industry has seen... More

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Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye

Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a new type of solar panel that is almost completely transparent. Currently, the new panels convert about 1% of the light that passes through them to energy, but the MSU team is aiming for 5% efficiency in the near future. More

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Where are the PV Panels? Where are the PV Panels?

The solar industry is facing a looming shortage of photovoltaic panels, reversing a two-year slump triggered by a global glut. More

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Tariffs on Chinese Solar Products May Backfire

Solar projects worth more than three gigawatts are at risk due to recently imposed tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels, researchers at NPD Solarbuzz say. More

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How to Prep Your Home for Solar How to Prep Your Home for Solar

As solar becomes more affordable, it's smart to keep rooftop photovoltaics open as a future option for homes with a south-facing roof. More

Only Two US Community Solar Developers Have Finished More Than One Project. Why?
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Only Two US Community Solar Developers Have Finished More Than One Project. Why?

Community solar is the idea that people who don’t happen to have rooftops suited... More

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Entice Buyers to Opt for Solar Entice Buyers to Opt for Solar

Want to entice buyers to choose solar? Here are some convincing reasons. More

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