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New Plug & Play Solar Panels From Fraunhofer (+ Solar News Roundup)

As with my EV news roundup today, I’m simplifying today’s solar energy roundup. Hope this works well for people. Enjoy!

This doesn’t include all of the solar energy news already covered on CleanTechnica.

General Solar Stuff

plug & play storage

The Electricity Grid Is About To Change… A Lot!

14 Charts From New IEA Solar PV Power Report

Advantages of Solar Energy

Hinkley C Deal Likely to Wipe out UK Renewables Spending

EU Approves State Aid for New Nuclear in the UK

The Price of New Nuclear Revisited

The Benefits Of Solar Heating

GE Ventures Exec: Grid-Scale Energy Storage Can’t Compete With Low-Cost ‘Gas in the Pipeline’

Solar Investment Leads To Greater Solar Interest

Specific Solar Projects

Kyocera and Stem Team Up For Commercial Solar Power Solution

Solar Man’s Solar Wonderland Crowdfunding Campaign Aims For $5,000,000

9 Solar Projects Will Power 14,500 Homes In California


A 1st: German Renewable Energy Surcharge Shrinks

German Government Picks Target Already Reach

Renewables Take Top Share In The German Power Mix


New Solar Panels Slash Cost Of Installation (Also: Affordable Solar: Novel Plug & Play Home Solar Power System Installs in 10 Hours; and: Coming Soon: Cheap light rooftop solar you can install yourself.)

New Info Brings More Choice for Solar Buyers

New Solar Investing Platform Connects Investors to Vetted Commercial Solar Projects

Three Reasons It’s Time For Utilities to Think Seriously about Distributed Solar Interconnection

Former NFL Player and SuperBowl Champ Advocates For Solar Power

Solar Schools Inspire More Solar Project Investment

SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive Defends His Company’s Long-Term Business Strategy

10 Reasons Why SolarCity, Vivint Solar, And RGS Energy Are Destined To Fail

Knocked Out: How Do You Sell Customers on Solar Energy? Hawk It Door to Door

NRG Energy Inc. Purchases Pure Energies Group

Burying Solar Not A Noble Cause

Rooftop Solar Plans Under Review By California Utilities


If you have more solar news to share, drop it in the comments below!

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