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- German researchers create a lithium-ion battery that retains 85% of its capacity after 10,000 charges “…This means that an electric car with those batteries could be fully charged every day for about 27.4 years and still be going strong (chances are the rest of the car would need to be replaced before the battery). Large battery cells could also be used to store power from wind and solar systems (unless ...
- Everything You Wanted to Know About Solar Water Heating Systems – Energy.gov Everything You Wanted to Know About Solar Water Heating Systems via energy.gov “Solar water heating systems are different than solar electric systems. Where solar electric systems use the sun’s energy to generate power for your home (like your refrigerator or lights), solar water heating systems pump hot water, heated by the sun, into your home.” Read ...
- Why More Solar Panels Should Be Facing West, Not South: NYTimes “For years, homeowners who bought solar panels were advised to mount them on the roof facing south. That captures the most solar energy over the course of the day, which benefits the homeowner, but does so at hours that are not so helpful for the utility and the grid as a whole. Mount them to catch ...
- Study: SolarWorld’s panels most sustainable The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) has issued a new assessment on the sustainability of solar panels, finding German-based SolarWorld with the highest score over a five-year period. http://www.utilitydive.com/news/study-solarworlds-panels-most-sustainable-jinko-solars-least/332027/
- Opposition from regulated utilities, which burn fossil fuels to produce most of their electricity, could stop a solar boom before it gets started. “Photovoltaic panel prices are falling. Low-cost financing for installing rooftop solar is available. Federal and state government incentives remain generous. Yet opposition from regulated utilities, which burn fossil fuels to produce most of their electricity, could stop a solar boom before it gets started.” Read More – http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2013/09/19/rooftop-solar-rise-us-utilities-strike-back