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BIPV
Eric Wesoff

GAF Energy invests in integrated solar rooftops, adds US manufacturing jobs

It's all about "American jobs and California jobs, getting the facility in place, hiring locally and promoting U.S. solar."

GAF Energy invests in integrated solar rooftops, adds US manufacturing jobs
shipping
Julian Spector

Video: Yes, you can sail around the world on solar power

The French research ship Energy Observer proves the concept. But shipping remains a decarbonization challenge.

Video: Yes, you can sail around the world on solar power
Solar
Emma Foehringer Merchant

Can a new SunShot push the US toward 100% clean energy?

The Department of Energy has a new solar price goal — but getting to carbon-free electricity will require more sweeping changes in electricity strategy, experts say.

Can a new SunShot push the US toward 100% clean energy?
rooftop solar
Emma Foehringer Merchant

Instant permits for home solar? There's a SolarApp for that

A DOE-funded app aims to ease solar permitting to cut costs, and it's spreading to more cities and counties.

Instant permits for home solar? There's a SolarApp for that
Solar
Eric Wesoff

Tesla defies global price plunge, raises prices on solar roof and home batteries

Puzzling strategy from the the EV pioneer and reluctant residential solar company.

Tesla defies global price plunge, raises prices on solar roof and home batteries
distributed energy
Jeff St. John

How distributed energy can harden the Texas power grid

Natural-gas microgrids and battery-backed solar can hedge against climate change risk — maybe even without major policy changes.

How distributed energy can harden the Texas power grid
Tesla
Eric Wesoff

Tesla continues beta-testing on live homeowners, moves to fifth version of integrated solar roof

Elon Musk promised that 2019 was going to be the year of the solar roof. It was not. Neither was 2020, and 2021 doesn't appear too promising.

Tesla continues beta-testing on live homeowners, moves to fifth version of integrated solar roof