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Tesla Ramping Up Production Of V3 Solar Roof Tiles To 1,000 Systems/Week By End Of 2019

July 30th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed on Twitter that the company is working to ramp up the production of its solar roof tiles to a rate of 1000 per week by the end of the year. Rollout of the solar roof tiles has been slower than the company expected back when they were first revealed in a 2016 event at the Universal Studios backlot in Southern California


Sunrun Brings Brightbox To New Jersey, Expands In New York State

June 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States' leading home solar and battery provider, Sunrun, announced last week that it was expanding its offerings in two key markets, bringing its Brightbox home solar and battery service to residents of New Jersey and expanding its offerings in New York state. 


Value Of Solar Debate Accelerates In Minnesota

June 5th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

The cumulative value of residential solar installations for utilities is comprised of two different parts: the generation of electricity to the grid, and the avoided cost of building new generation. While the former is fairly straightforward and owners are compensated through net metering or other rate schemes, the latter is difficult to assess and thus far homeowners have received little compensation


Don’t Stop New York’s Solar Energy Leadership

May 28th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Over 30 environmental organizations and solar companies are taking action and sending a letter to Governor Cuomo and state policymakers, urging them to continue policies that support the growth of solar energy within the State


Sustainable Fashion: New York Edition

May 14th, 2019 | by The Beam

We’re constantly on the prowl for new and exciting ethical brands. This time we’ve looked at what’s been happening in New York and found two hidden gems that probably won’t stay a secret for long…


New York State Opens Third Large-Scale Renewable Solicitation

April 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have this week opened up the third annual solicitation for large-scale renewable energy projects, which is expected to add around 1.5 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of annual renewable electricity production


New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions Completes New York’s 1st Interoperable, On-Route Charger Solution For Transit Buses

April 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, today announced that New Flyer Infrastructure SolutionsTM has successfully deployed two rapid, on-route chargers along New York City Transit Authority’s (“NYCT”) M42 route. This marks the completion of the first on-route charging solution in the United States that uses a globally recognized system to allow vehicle and charging equipment interoperability to common interfaces


Midwest States Could Save $12 Billion A Year By Switching To Electric Vehicles

March 22nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Emissions from internal combustion engines are known to adversely impact air quality and human health, leading to approximately 53,000 premature deaths.[i] Such human health impacts come at a cost. As health care rates continue to climb, we should be looking for ways to proactively reduce these impacts


“The Green New Deal In Real Life” — Nonprofits WE ACT For Environmental Justice & Solar One Create Jobs With Those Reflective Beauties (Solar Panels)

February 16th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

This is what the Green New Deal looks like in real life. What an inspiration to experience first hand the harmony of a cooperative, decentralized, warm group of socially and environmentally attuned people — nonprofits working with other nonprofits, transitioning the skyscapes and the landscape naturally with an energized, renewable pulse


Boston ↔ NYC In A Tesla

February 9th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

A city-to-city transport provider in the US Northeast recently added a new route to its young & budding network. The company — which only uses clean, zero-emission, class-leading Tesla vehicles — is now offering transport between Boston and New York City


Conti Solar Reaches 650 Megawatts Of Solar Projects

January 30th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

The national solar engineering, procurement, construction, energy storage and O&M company, Conti Solar, recently announced it has completed or started 650 megawatts (MW) of solar projects since it began operations in 2004. Eric Millard, Chief Commercial Officer at Conti Solar, answered some questions for CleanTechnica about the company's progress and plans


EV Charging Rates For Commercial Electric Trucks, Buses, & Fast Chargers — Policies Forming

December 28th, 2018 | by NRDC

Charging an electric truck or bus at a fleet depot—or an electric car at an apartment, workplace, or a public fast-charging station—should be far cheaper than filling up on gasoline or diesel. Unfortunately, that’s often not the case at sites that receive electricity under utility rates designed for commercial buildings and industrial operations that don’t reflect the flexible nature of electric vehicle (EV) charging. To remedy this mismatch, Southern California Edison (SCE) and Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), two of the largest utilities in the nation, have developed an innovative suite of rates designed specifically for commercial EV charging, providing significant fuel cost savings to customers who charge EVs in a manner that supports the electric grid



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