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Tesla Solar Roof System issued ESR-4074 by ICC Evaluation Services to affirm its compliance with building codes

Tesla Solar Roof System issued ESR-4074 by ICC Evaluation Services to affirm its compliance with building codes

June 20, 2019 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the International Code Council of companies and the experts in building product evaluation and certification, issued ESR-4074 to Tesla, Inc. for their Tesla Solar Roof System. This report provides evidence that the Tesla Solar Roof System is in compliance with code requirements ofRead More

Tesla drops to third in U.S. Solar Installer Rankings due to its strategy shift

Tesla drops to third in U.S. Solar Installer Rankings due to its strategy shift

June 19, 2019 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

Tesla installed 6.3 percent of U.S. residential solar capacity in the first quarter of 2019, marking the first time the company has fallen to third place since Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables has been tracking installer market shares in its U.S. PV Leaderboard, dating back to Q1 2013. Vivint SolarRead More

Shave and a rate cut: How solar + storage solutions are shaving peaks, saving big bucks

Shave and a rate cut: How solar + storage solutions are shaving peaks, saving big bucks

July 23, 2018 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Shaving the peaks off commercial and industrial (C&I) electric bills is the top revenue stream for energy storage systems, and given the trend in increasing utility charges for time-of-use consumption, peak shaving can pay for a system in as little as three years, system providers say. Just how high theRead More

Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

Module Evolution: What big-time PV improvements will boost panel efficiency?

October 2, 2017 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

The solar industry is forever in need of constant innovation and scientific breakthrough. Even now, with PV capacity reaching record highs, prices continuing to fall and efficiencies inching up, more innovation is needed. A lot more. (Not to mention whatever fallout is felt in the module market following the SectionRead More

Tesla’s Solar Roof is ready to purchase; Here’s how much it costs

Tesla’s Solar Roof is ready to purchase; Here’s how much it costs

May 15, 2017 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

The guessing game and cryptic tweets are over. Amid the latest dark clouds from Q1, Tesla’s persistent optimism continues with the official launch of its solar industry-changing (maybe?) solar roof product. So, does it live up to the hype? I suppose we can’t really know until these make it outRead More

Investor outlook: Four solar companies to watch as the industry matures

Investor outlook: Four solar companies to watch as the industry matures

February 14, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The following perspective was shared with us via Financialbuzz.com Over the course of the last several years the solar industry has finally gone mainstream. A recent research published on December 12, 2016 by The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shows how much progress has been made. The U.S. installed 4,143Read More

Tesla, Panasonic teaming up on solar module production

Tesla, Panasonic teaming up on solar module production

December 29, 2016 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

The long-rumored partnership between Tesla and Panasonic has been finalized. The two companies will now begin to manufacture PV cells and modules at the new Buffalo, N.Y., factory. These high-efficiency PV cells and modules will be used to produce solar panels in the non-solar roof products. When production of theRead More

SPI Preview: Fronius showcases shutdown, storage, smart meters, software and a paddleboard

SPI Preview: Fronius showcases shutdown, storage, smart meters, software and a paddleboard

August 25, 2016 at 9:42 am 1 comment

While attending Solar Power International in Las Vegas this year, you will notice the large presence Fronius has on the trade show floor (booth 1521), promoting a slew of products under its mantra of “24 hours of sun.” Here is a sneak peek of what you’ll find. (Oh, and you’ll alsoRead More

SolarCity, Tesla make things official and merge to focus on solar+storage

SolarCity, Tesla make things official and merge to focus on solar+storage

August 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Are you sitting down? SolarCity and Tesla will be joining forces to ramp up efforts on a big-time solar-plus-storage rollout in the U.S. The announcement was only a matter of time and makes a ton of sense for both companies. Here is the official word from Tesla’s blog: Now isRead More

Five under-the-radar solar tech innovations to know about

Five under-the-radar solar tech innovations to know about

May 2, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

  Solar energy is changing the face of public power. From solar panels to tankless solar water heaters and everything in between, solar tech is making waves in the way we view green energy. Here are just five of the most recent solar innovations that are transforming the industry. TheRead More