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Home Solar Power Discounts Are Worker Perk in New Program

Expanding the notion of corporate benefits beyond discounted health club memberships and low insurance rates, a group of major companies is set to offer employees access to cheaper solar systems for the home. 825 more words

Nanotechnology

100 Days/100 Ideas: #5 - Donating Electricity/Crowd Sourced Solar Panels

Idea: Donating Electricity/Crowd Sourced Solar Panels

Synopsis: If you follow my blog at all, you know I’m infatuated with the potential of 3D printing, especially on the consumer level. 159 more words

Andre C Griffiths

Cutting Your Energy Bills With Solar Power

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way that you could significantly reduce or eliminate your energy bill? Your electric bill is only going to go up, so it is smart to begin understanding how solar energy works and how it can be a benefit to you. 7 more words

The 'epic fail' on solar's doorstep—and how the grid can help

Solar’s unprecedented growth has forced changes on utilities and grid operators, but now solar itself must change or it may lose its financial backing.

“The issue of grid integration will shape the role that solar plays on our future energy system because it will determine how policymakers think about how big that role can be,” explained Recurrent Energy Chair/CEO Arno Harris as he kicked off a panel discussion at the U.S. 131 more words

Energy News

Open-source solar-powered 3D printers can go almost anywhere

Open-source solar-powered 3D printers can go almost anywhere

Source: KurzweilAI, October 16, 2014

Open-source solar-powered 3D printers could bring 3D printing to remote areas, Professor Joshua Pearce at Michigan Technological University has proposed. 120 more words

Technology

October 23 Energy News

Opinion:

¶   “Scratch below the nuclear hyperbole” – Six reasons why nuclear is not the answer to climate change (without even mentioning Fukushima) – The nuclear industry is pouring money and political influence into selling the United States and Wall Street on the lie that nuclear power is the answer to climate change. 662 more words

Nuclear Power