SOLAR KEEPS SAILING
As an example of US trade policy in action, an Oregon photovoltaics maker says it willexpand its factory by nearly 40%, adding 200 employees to its nearly 800 workforce,reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast.
Solar panels have become much more mainstream, and are being sold in the Netherlands by Ikea, which plans to expand sales internationally.
In Hawaii, consumers are using solar and batteries to go off the grid.
OO SunPower’s Q3 Earnings Extends Its Solar Winning Streak
OO Dept of Energy Launches $15 Million of Funding
to Integrate Distributed PV Using Storage
OO SolarCity and Zep Join the Solar Carport Race
OO Solar’s Largest Players Entering the Latin American Market
OO Tesla Looks to Solarpower Australian Supercharging Network
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GOOD CLEAN NEWS
OO Digital Lumens Gets $23 Million to Expand Intelligent LEDs Worldwide
OO Penn. University Celebrates Shut Down of Coal Plant,
Transitions to Geothermal
OO Poor Countries Tap Renewables at Twice the Pace of Rich
OO China, India Set Pace In Global Clean Energy Growth – emerging markets set to overtake rich countries in race to install wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
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