Latest News for: Roofing solar


‘Solar tax’ divides local environmental community

San Francisco Examiner 19 Jan 2022
Even former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who signed the state’s Million Solar Roofs Initiative into law in 2006, weighed in, penning an op-ed in The New York Times that cast the proposal as antithetical to California’s progress on environmental policy and saying that it “should be stopped in its tracks.”.

Lansner’s mailbag: Pay for your own solar, parasite

East Bay Times 19 Jan 2022
How much, and for how long, should property owners be financially incentivized to put solar power on their rooftops? ... 27 dramatically dial back financial perks for those considering home power generation and pruning the amount and length of savings offered to current solar panel owners ... Then there are others who, like me, have solar rooftop systems.

UNDP’s solar hybrid solutions result in more robust health response in Seiyun [EN/AR]

Reliefweb 19 Jan 2022
New solar panel at the roof of the center © UNDP Yemen/2022. Seiyun, Yemen – Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners inaugurated a solar hybrid system that will provide an uninterrupted power supply to the central COVID-19 Isolation Unit in Seiyun, Hadramout.

California solar: Letters

Orange County Register 19 Jan 2022
Re “Musk, movie stars join fight to protect California solar subsidy” (Jan ... Trying to paint the 1.3 million Californians who have adopted clean energy solar systems on their roofs as the “villains” is a despicable and losing strategy.The real villains are the poorly managed monopolies, AKA “the utilities.”.

Reinvented electric grid could fight climate crisis

Finance & Commerce 19 Jan 2022
Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets ... Community solar gardens, for example, allow homeowners to purchase locally produced solar electricity even if their own roofs are not suitable for solar panels.

Tesla shareholders urge judge to find Musk coerced board to buy SolarCity

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jan 2022
... shareholders allege was a "bailout" of the failing solar company of which Musk was the top shareholder ... The CEO has said that combining SolarCity and Tesla was the key to his vision of combining Tesla's battery storage product, Powerwall, with its solar roof panels.

From bees to bins: how a London hotel aims to become truly net-zero

The Guardian 19 Jan 2022
... a typical UK hotel and has a host of sustainable measures, from solar panels to recycled furniture, zero food waste and a wildflower roof.

Rite-Hite to open first phase of solar-powered Milwaukee campus by summer

Business Journal 19 Jan 2022
Rite-Hite said construction on its new campus in Walker’s Point is on schedule with the first phase to open in late spring or early summer and recently included mounting 900 solar panels on the roof of a new tech building ... .

Saint-Gobain Ships First Deliveries of STONEfaçade Stone Veneer Panels from its New Plant in Quakertown, Pennsylvania

The Galveston Daily News 19 Jan 2022
The STONEfaçade stone veneer system comes in several different color palettes that can be coordinated with a variety of CertainTeed siding and roofing colors ... Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, solar, fence, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

Joule Case Revolutionizes Clean, Portable Energy Options With Sigma Launch at 2022 CES

Enid News & Eagle 19 Jan 2022
BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 19, 2022-- ... Joule Case Sigma includes a best-in-class, 3000-watt inverter for continuous AC output power with a surge capability of 4000 watts ... Joule Case can be charged from any power source including wall outlets, portable solar, roof mounted solar, and grid-scale solar farms ... About Joule Case Inc ... CONTACT ... Red Sky ... .

‘Develop sports edu hub at Palika Stadium’

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022
Divisional commissioner Raj Shekhar, who visited the construction site of Mega Sports Indoor Infra of UP at the Palika Stadium on Wednesday, instructed the chief executive officer (CEO) of Kanpur Smart City Limited to make a proposal for installation of solar panels on the roof ...

Budget 2022: Govt  may  give  grants for energy storage, offshore  wind  plants

Live Mint 19 Jan 2022
These include exploring to run ships 100% on green energy, a hybrid model to leverage roof-top solar for cooking as part of its Clean Cooking Mission that may also have an in-house battery infrastructure, and a waiver of ₹400 cess on every tonne of coal used by power projects meeting emission norms as reported by Mint earlier.

‘Ireland’s most sustainable hotel’, and four other eco-inns

The Irish Times 19 Jan 2022
We’ve all seen that sign in hotels where we are encouraged to reuse our towels for the sake of the planet. Often it’s just lip service ... It’s forecast to be 89 per cent more energy efficient than a typical UK hotel and has a host of sustainable measures, from solar panels to recycled furniture, zero food waste and a wildflower roof ... .