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Giant Batteries & Cheap Solar Power Cost Less Than Fossil Fuels

16 July 2019, posted under Solar News |

Los Angeles, California is expected to approve a project as early as July 23, 2019 that will make solar power cheaper than ever by combining a very large solar farm with battery backup provided by one of the world’s largest battery installations. The project includes  Phase 1 and Phase 2 generating farms of  200 megawatts

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Sysco Foods Announces Multi-Site Solar Gardens in Texas Are Operational

28 February 2019, posted under Solar News |

Sysco Foods recently completed 3 solar sites in Texas with a total of 201,792 solar panels covering 224 acres. This demonstrates a strong commitment to renewable energy and to a strong bottom line. Businesses throughout Canada and the U.S. are realizing that solar energy is a good long-term investment and that Ontario’s Net Metering program

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microFit Program Closed

4 December 2017, posted under Uncategorized |

Here’s the full message from the IESO about reaching the 50 mW target for the 2017 microFIT allocation: On December 1, 2017, the microFIT Program reached the 50 MW Annual Procurement Target allocated for 2017. As a result, the IESO will not accept any further applications under the microFIT Program. The application window for the

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Explainer: What is Solar PhotoVoltaic Energy?

13 June 2017, posted under Solar News |

Explainer: What is Solar Photovoltaic Energy? Abi Skipp How do rooftop solar panels work? Andrew Blakers, Australian National University What is Solar Photovoltaic Energy? There are two main types of solar energy technology: photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal. Solar PV is the rooftop solar you see on homes and businesses – it produces electricity from

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Ireland May Become First Country to Divest from Fossil Fuels

20 April 2017, posted under Uncategorized |

Ireland May Become First Country Pass Fossil Fuel Divestment Law According to multiple sources including the the Irish Times, Ireland’s parliament, with support from multiple parties, has voted to pass a law taking public money from fossil fuels. Final approval isn’t expected for several months. The bill would force the Ireland Strategic Investment fund to

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