Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Gift Of Solar Power

By: Nicholas Johansen ???? Several volunteers spent their Saturday on the roof of the Kelowna Gospel Mission Saturday, helping save the shelter $1,000 per year in expenses. Crews from Okanagan Solar, along with Highstreet Ventures, spent the day installing a solar panel array on the building, worth about $20,000. The money saved through the free energy […]


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Monday, April 23, 2018

Tiny Dents In Solar Cells Could Make Them More Efficient Than Ever

By: Luke Dormehl Looking for a way to make solar panels more efficient? Why not try putting a dent in them? No, it’s not a “fix the TV by banging your hand on it” solution, but an actually demonstrable discovery from researchers at the United Kingdom’s University of Warwick. This isn’t something you could do with your own […]


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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Government Initiative Encouraging Consumers To Save Energy

A government initiative featuring instant rebates on energy efficient lights and devices is encouraging consumers to save energy. A selection of products from LED lights to LED switches and smart extension cords are eligible for instant rebates through the Save Energy Deal Days. The promotion, which started on April 6th and runs until May 6th, is […]


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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Target Remains the Largest Adopter of On-Site Corporate Solar Power

The company added 43 MW last year, placing it well ahead of Walmart and Prologis. Overall installations at 4,000 companies tracked by SEIA grew slightly to 326 MW last year. By: CHRISTIAN ROSELUND There are no major surprises in the 6th edition of Solar Means Business, Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) annual report on corporate adoption at […]


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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

More Va. Schools Benefiting From Clean Renewable Energy

By: Kathy Stewart WASHINGTON — It’s like a giant science experiment that teaches students how solar energy works. Dominion Energy’s “Solar for Students” program was introduced three years ago at four Virginia schools, including T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Prince William County. With the success of the program, it has now expanded to more schools, […]


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