Posts tagged: KB Home

SunPower offers batteries to hold homes’ solar power until night

By Ehren Goossens Bloomberg News SunPower Corp., the second-largest U.S. solar manufacturer, is offering energy-storage systems to California homeowners that will power houses at night with electricity generated from sunlight during the day. The company is testing systems that combine rooftop solar panels with battery storage in new homes built by KB Home, San Jose, […]

Lancaster, California: Solar Panels On All Homes Will Be Required By 2014

From Mother Nature Network’s Matt Hickman: In the high desert city of Lancaster, Calif., not too far from where telephone pole-hoarding folk hero Alan Kimble Fahey was forced to demolish his home and where a former member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad known only as The Bride had her nuptials officially ruined, mayor R. […]