Solar news buffet below. Eat it up!
Dividend Solar is now offering solar loans with an interest rate of just 6.5%, the lowest in the country. If you’d like, you can also invest in these solar loans via Dividend Solar. (Planetsave)
Solar power is now a “default energy source” in Austin, Texas. (Cost of Solar)
SolarCity continues to expand, adding 600 jobs in 7 states. (Solar Love)
Utah has rejected a proposal to put a monthly fee on rooftop solar. (Solar Love)
A New York solar school program in New York (state) has unstealthed. (Planetsave)
Tesla Model S + solar energy = a wonderful fossil-fuel-free life. (Solar Love)
A West Virginia church has just made solar history. (Eden Keeper)
This man gets a SolarCity referral after buying a Tesla, but then the SolarCity crew doesn’t take into account the projected electricity usage of his Tesla. #Facepalm (Teslarati)
Take a look at the first passive house condo in Brooklyn. (Green Building Elements | Inhabitat)
Solar power don’t need no breakthrough! There’s so much hype about solar power “breakthroughs” out there, but while those are potentially very cool, they aren’t needed. (Sustainnovate)
Is small commercial solar ready to make a comeback? (Greentech Media)
Tom Konrad takes a look at 5 emerging clean energy YieldCos. (Greentech Media)
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