Posts tagged: Solar power

Nissan’s Following Tesla Into Solar Power and Home Batteries

By: Jack Stewart GIVEN THE WEATHER in the United Kingdom—that cloudy, foggy, drizzly country—it doesn’t seem like the best place to launch a business that revolves around solar power. But this is where the builder of the world’s best-selling electric car just started selling Nissan Energy Solar, a generation-to-acceleration scheme that equips customers with roof-mounted panels and a battery […]

Kiskiack Golf Club Goes Solar

By: Jack Jacobs Eighteen holes of golf. And now, 88 solar panels. Kiskiack Golf Club celebrated the installation of solar panels at a ceremony Tuesday. “We wanted to figure out ways to make Kiskiack a sustainable golf course for many years,” said Carl Zangardi, owner of Kiskiack Golf Club. The solar energy system possesses 29 […]

Thursday May 17th, 2018 in , , , | No Comments »

Austin Should Lead the Way For Next Wave of Renewable Energy

By Paul Robbins Wind power and solar cells may seem like best friends to environmentalists, but in a very real sense, they are “fair weather friends.” Most Austinites remember waking up to the bitterly cold morning of Jan. 17, when temperatures plummeted to 18 degrees. Austin’s utility hit a new winter demand record. When this occurred, […]

Musk Hints at 1 GW Battery as Tesla Solar Power Installations Fall Further

The company’s energy generation and storage division set a record of $410 million in revenue during Q1, but solar power fell to 2013 deployment levels. By: John Weaver Tesla has continued to grow its energy storage business, but is also seeing a continued slide in slow solar power deployments per its First Quarter 2018 update. The company […]

Thursday May 3rd, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

China Becomes a ‘Driving Power’ for Solar Energy with $86.5 Billion Invested Last Year

By: Anmar Frangoul The world has invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources since 2004, according to new research, with China leading the way in recent years with its push towards solar power. The “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018” report was published Thursday by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Center, and Bloomberg New […]