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Published on August 21st, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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Online Solar Investing, India’s #1 Solar Provider … (Solar News)

August 21st, 2014 by  

More solar news for your clicking, reading, commenting, and sharing pleasure:

palmetto solar investing

A new online solar investing platform has been set up by Palmetto Group. Solar projects should secure 6% return or greater. (Solar Love)

NRG Energy (isn’t that a little repetitive?) has bought mobile solar startup Goal Zero. “NRG is one of the largest independent power companies in America, so their executives may very well have a clear vision of the value of Goal Zero’s potential.” (Solar Love)

A company in Bangladesh has delivered 1.4 million solar energy systems, 800,000 improved cook stoves, and nearly 30,000 biogas plants to people in rural Bangladesh. Can you name the company? (Sustainnovate)

While we’re playing that game… India’s “#1 solar service provider” has been in business since 2006 and now has 160 branches set up in 5 states. Can you name the company? (Sustainnovate)

Sharp aims to become an “eco-positive” company. It’s ginormous and pioneering solar business is certainly part of that. (Sustainnovate)

Interested in intelligently integrating renewable energy and conventional energy sources? There are a few keys to that. (ABB Conversations)

Prepaid Solar aims to bring solar to renters in Australia. (RenewEconomy)

Here’s a decent rundown of how to choose the best solar system, + an interview with our friend Michal Bacia. (Eco Founder)

The Illinois Solar Energy Association is raffling off a Tesla Model S. The price to enter the raffle is just $100, and only 2000 tickets will be sold. (EV Obsession)





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