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How Solar Will Destroy The Power Companies, In 5 Easy Steps

How Solar Will Destroy The Power Companies, In 5 Easy Steps | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
Death watch?
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Tesla mentioned in Step 1 and SolarCity in Step 3

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Tweet from @PeterDana

Tweet from @PeterDana | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
Elon Musk's trick to running meetings is: you better be prepared.

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/how-elon-musk-jeff-bezos-run-meetings-2014-4#tesla-ceo-elon-musk-demands-that-people-be-super-prepared-2
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SolarCity's chairman has high expectations for his team because the best companies must have the best employees.

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What I Learned About SolarCity's Business Model by Becoming a Customer (SCTY)

What I Learned About SolarCity's Business Model by Becoming a Customer (SCTY) | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
One analyst's personal experience with SolarCity. - Wade Michels - The Business
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The Motley Fool has a great article about SolarCity explaining the options available to households looking to go solar. 

 

Wade Michels writes:

"I'm a big fan of SolarCity and it's an exciting time to be a customer. If you live in one of the 14 states it services, I would strongly recommend giving the company a try. It might just be the best business decision, you'll ever make."

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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Dedicated To Social Good

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Dedicated To Social Good | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
From setting a sustainable example to providing affordable sanitation in African slums, these are the World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies...
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Solar City ranks Number 8: The World's Top 10 Most #Innovative Companies Dedicated To #Social Good via @FastCompany http://ow.ly/vCYPC (Tesla got 6!)

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Inside SolarCity: The rise of a hot solar panel provider

Inside SolarCity: The rise of a hot solar panel provider | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
In 2013 there was a 47 percent jump in the number of home solar installations in the U.S., and by the end of the year more than 400,000 American homes had solar power. Don Dahler meets one man who uses imagination to help power the change.
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I love how Solar City is creating jobs everyday with renewable energy.

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GOALZERO

GOALZERO | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
GOAL ZERO, innovator of easy-to-use portable solar power products. Charge or Power almost anything from sun: phones, laptops, lights, refrigerators. View selection.

Via 311 Fukushima Watchdogs
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GOALZERO has the best retail solutions on the market for solar energy. Small solar systems can power your phone, laptop or even a refrigerator all year long from the sun.

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Agua Caliente Solar Project, Arizona - Power Technology

Agua Caliente Solar Project, Arizona - Power Technology | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
Agua Caliente Solar farm is a 290MW photovoltaic (PV) power project located in the east Yuma County of Arizona, US. It is owned by NRG Energy and MidAmerican Energy Holdings and is currently the world's biggest photovoltaic solar power...
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Big solar projects like this light the way to a sustainable future.

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Celebrating The 60th Anniversary Of The First Practical Solar Cell | SEIA

Celebrating The 60th Anniversary Of The First Practical Solar Cell | SEIA | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
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Happy birthday Solar Energy!

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Owens Valley mobilizes against proposed DWP solar project

Owens Valley mobilizes against proposed DWP solar project | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
INDEPENDENCE, Calif. — One by one, a parade of Owens Valley residents rose at a public hearing Tuesday to assail the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's plan to meet its renewable energy goals by covering 2 square miles of high desert with 1 million solar panels.
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Owens Valley residents say DWP has the right intent, but not the right location for adding solar panels to their grid. SolarCity already has a solution: use available roof space everywhere.


QUOTE:

'Many speakers at the hearing said they would prefer to see solar projects on rooftops in Los Angeles...'

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Global solar dominance in sight as science trumps fossil fuels - Telegraph

Global solar dominance in sight as science trumps fossil fuels - Telegraph | Solar Energy | Scoop.it
Solar power will slowly squeeze the revenues of petro-rentier regimes in Russia, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia. They will have to find a new business model, or fade into decline
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It's now officially cheaper to install and use a new solar energy system than fossil fuel.

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The Goal Zero Yeti 150 is "Friggen Awesome" - YouTube

The official channel of GOAL ZERO. Solar Power. Perfected.
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I will have the Yeti in the City of Industry through March 24, 2014. Come check it out!

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