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Utility companies go to war against solar - Boing Boing

Utility companies go to war against solar - Boing Boing | solar | Scoop.it
Utility companies across America are fighting solar, imposing high fees on homeowners who install their own solar panels to feed back into the grid. This one was predictable from a long, long way out -- energy companies ...
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Trend of the Day: Community Micro-Financing for Solar Projects

The local investors get returns 4% (!) higher than they get from treasuries and they are actually investing in something tangible in their own back yard.

 


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PVSolarReport: Top 5 Solar Infographics | CleanTechnica

PVSolarReport: Top 5 Solar Infographics | CleanTechnica | solar | Scoop.it
Best big picture infographic. Our team at Sunible.com remind us how PV solar technology can bypass the dirty and eons-long process of harnessing the sun's energy through fossil fuels. Homes don't need to be powered by ...
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Solar’s Massive Growth In Top 10 Solar Countries (Interactive Charts)

Solar’s Massive Growth In Top 10 Solar Countries (Interactive Charts) | solar | Scoop.it

In 2012, solar power produced just 0.5% of global electricity. It’s only a speck compared to coal (42%), natural gas (21%), hydro (15%), and nuclear (12%).


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Solar Energy Payback Time (Charts) | CleanTechnica

Solar Energy Payback Time (Charts) | CleanTechnica | solar | Scoop.it
The energy payback of solar panels is a topic that comes up from time to time here on CleanTechnica. The odd thing is that there are people who apparently know nothing about it but decide it's their duty to tell people the ...
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PVSolar Report: Top 10 Solar Stories For 2013 | CleanTechnica

PVSolar Report: Top 10 Solar Stories For 2013 | CleanTechnica | solar | Scoop.it
At PV Solar Report, we're thankful every day for the sun's energy and for being part of the solar industry. For Thanksgiving, we stop for a moment to list just a few of the many great solar stories of 2013 we're thankful for.
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