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Tesla & Green Mountain Power Launch New Flat Rate Solar + Storage Bundles

September 11th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla has kicked off a new initiative with progressive Vermont utility Green Mountain Power that lets customers lock in a flat monthly price for a solar-plus-storage system. The new program mirrors Tesla's new tiered approach to solar rentals and loans, but with the addition of two Tesla Powerwalls to each system for an extra fee of $30 per month


Lightyear Hosts Public Q&A About Its Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle

September 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

After an initial review of the first drivable prototype earlier this year, the team at Lightyear has taken to the internet to host a public Q&A about its solar powered Lightyear One electric vehicle. To amp up the energy of the event, Lightyear brought Fully Charged host Robert Llewelyn to host the event with Lightyear's CEO Lex Hoefsloot


Do Solar Salespeople Oversell Savings?

September 9th, 2019 | by John Farrell

For home or business owners considering solar, their solar developer predicts how much electricity the system will produce and how much the cost of electricity will increase over the years. Just how accurate are these predictions of rooftop solar savings


Sunrun Promises Innovative Solar + Storage Virtual Power Plant For Hawaii

September 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Sunrun, the United States' leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company, announced last week it intends to participate in Hawaiian Electric Company’s emerging grid services market by delivering electricity from a virtual power plant made up of home solar and batteries. 


Solar-Home Systems & Mini-Grids: Same, Same But Different!

September 4th, 2019 | by The Beam

SHS are micro-power plants with integrated energy storage that provide electricity to individual buildings or households. SHS typically provide DC power that can be used without any problems for lamps and mobile phone charging. For newly electrified households, these are typically the main power needs. The electricity from SHS is not fully comparable to AC power that we know in developed countries



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