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Squad Mobility prices solar car at $6,250

PV Magazine 09 Dec 2022
Squad Mobility will start selling its new two-passenger Squad solar electric vehicle in the US market in January ... Squad Mobility will show off its new Squad solar electric vehicle – a ... The two-passenger vehicle has a solar roof and can also be charged via a 220 V port.

PV system fires potentially exacerbated by gap between solar panels, rooftops

PV Magazine 08 Dec 2022
Norwegian researchers have published a new study showing that the space between solar panels and rooftop surfaces might play a critical role in contributing to PV system fires ... The scientists that wind speed and air gap size could affect the development of fires in the space between solar modules and the underlying roof structures.

Cabinet greenlights solar mandate for new rooftops

Taipei Times 08 Dec 2022
Solar panels are pictured on a roof at an Environmental Protection Administration building in Taipei on Nov ... If passed by the legislature, the draft amendment mandating rooftop solar panels would require them to be incorporated into building designs, circumventing the need for retrofitting and providing added insulation, Tseng said.

Energy efficient science center takes an angular approach to learning

New Atlas 08 Dec 2022
... power use with solar panels and a focus on natural ventilation and optimum use of daylight ... By employing natural ventilation and carefully optimizing the daylight permeating within, energy requirements will be reduced, helped by a mixture of solar panels and green roof areas.

Regulator could prove solar’s NEMesis

PV Magazine 08 Dec 2022
Those features would have crippled the economics of rooftop solar. The payback period for solar panel systems would have doubled or tripled. Solar adoption rates would have plummeted. The proposed decision was totally at odds with the state’s net-zero goals, which include a mandate that all new homes shall have solar panels on their roofs.

Cooling solar panels with cold steam from ultrasonic thermoelectric generators

PV Magazine 08 Dec 2022
Iranian researchers have looked at how ultrasonic thermoelectric generators could be used to lower the operating temperature of solar modules ... They used a solar simulator consisting of a chamber with a wooden base and a roof, with the sidewalls being covered with aluminum foil sheets.

China Focus: Clean energy heating systems keep homes toasty 08 Dec 2022
With the rise of the photovoltaic industry, solar power has also been widely used for heating in northern China ... has begun using solar power to heat its workplaces after installing 48 units of solar panels and 36 units of monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic panels on the roof.

One week until California decides the fate of rooftop solar

The Los Angeles Times 08 Dec 2022
Edison customers, meanwhile, are paying billions of dollars a year in subsidies to homes and businesses with rooftop solar panels — subsidies that can account for 10% or more of customer electric bills, Pizarro said ... Employees of nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives place panels on the roof of a low-income home in Watts in 2021.

Service One breaks ground on new location

Bowling Green Daily News 08 Dec 2022
An area of downtown Bowling Green long targeted as needing a renaissance took a step toward meeting that need Tuesday ... 31-W Bypass) ... “The site that Service One selected will be transformative for the downtown area.” ... The building will also include an outdoor pavilion, solar panels on the roof and two electric vehicle charging stations ... .

FTX’s Odd Relationship With Vertical Farming Firms — A Look at Exchange Boss Ryan Salame’s ...

Bitcoin 08 Dec 2022
One specific investment made by FTX Ventures Ltd. was for $25 million into the Ohio-based firm 80 Acres, a company that specializes in vertical farming ... 24, 2022 ... On the company’s Facebook page, Eeden’s page name is called Eeden Acres, and it shows 3D mock-up photos of an Eeden Acres building with a roof fully covered in solar panels ... ....

Mariam Almheiri attends opening of Jaleel Holdings’ Dh90m distribution facility

Khaleejtimes 08 Dec 2022
Jaleel Holdings, one of the leading UAE-based investment companies, has opened its new Dh90 million facility at Dubai Industrial City, a member of Tecom Group ... The 30-day stock is also large enough to serve five per cent of UAE’s population ... Also standing seam roof allows to accommodate solar panels to generate up to 2.5 MW Power ... Food security.

Hover Energy acquires premier solar company, Shine Development Partners

Victoria Advocate 07 Dec 2022
Installed as an array on the windward edge of a building's roof, the ground-breaking aerodynamic design uses the building as a sail and delivers commercial scale power, usually with significantly higher production than rooftop solar alone ... The solar photovoltaic array installed in ...

Rutabaga Paddlesports opens new, environmentally friendly shop

Madison 07 Dec 2022
Built with siding designed to last up to 100 years, a 55 kilowatt solar array that covers two-thirds of the roof and windows and ... The building also has a roof top solar array, thicker walls that better insulate the facility and outdoor siding that is likely to last for 100 years.

Future-proof Red House declared Britain's best new home

New Atlas 07 Dec 2022
With climate change in mind, its thick, well-insulated walls and large overhangs are meant to protect it from the elements and minimize solar heat gain, especially during summer months. Additionally, its slate roof provides a home for the local bat population. Other nesting sites have also been subtly incorporated into the brickwork ... Source. RIBA.

£26m loan secured to drive forward massive regeneration project

The Business Desk 07 Dec 2022
Lender and investor, Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group, has provided a £26m loan facility to developer Citu as part of the second phase of Citu’s Climate Innovation District ... The properties will also benefit from green roofs, rainwater collection, photovoltaic solar panels, and fully electric heating, with no gas boilers ... Previous Article ... .

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