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Solar Roadways: Is this the Future of Mobility?

 

Solar panels that you can drive, park, and walk on. They melt snow and… cut greenhouse gases by 75-percent?!!!

Check this inspiring video and tell us what you think! Is this the future of mobility?

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Intersolar 2014: SMA Storage Solutions in the Spotlight

From June 4-6, 2014, the world’s largest trade show for the solar industry, Intersolar Europe, will once again open its doors. We spoke to SMA Managing Board member Marko Werner for a sneak preview on what we can expect at the SMA booth.

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Top Solar Stories in April 2014

Top Solar Stories April 2014

These are the top stories you can’t miss in April:

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The Top 5 Solar Stories in February 2014

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These are the top stories you can’t miss in February:

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The Most Important Solar Statistics of 2013

Sunny Year for Solar

Add these numbers together and what do you get? Another big year for solar PV. 

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The Top 5 Solar Stories in November 2013

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These are the top stories you can’t miss in November:

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The Top 5 Solar Stories in October 2013

SMA Top Solar Stories
Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

These are the top stories you can’t miss in October:

 

1.      The 7 Reasons Why The Solar Revolution Took Off

 Solar is up 700% since 2001. Fossil fuels and nuclear barely even register. Reason enough to chronicle how solar has been able to explode in the past decade.

Read this interesting Business Insider article to learn about the rise of solar.

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IKEA UK to Sell PV Systems in stores

Ikea UK sells SMA inverter

The Swedish furniture giant has added PV systems to the products it sells in the UK. Within the next ten months customers will be able to buy PV systems at each of the UK’s 17 IKEA stores.

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A Day in the Life of the Sunny Home Manager

A Day in the Life of the Sunny Home Manager

Making tea, doing the laundry, washing the dishes, drying hair, watching television. My family, the Thriftys, uses a lot of electrical appliances on a typical day. Let me tell you how I use and manage solar energy intelligently, not only to save electricity and money, but also to protect the environment.

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The Top 5 Solar Stories in September 2013

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As renewables become an integral part of the energy mix around the world, you sometimes lose track of the global developments. Things change on a daily basis, articles are published almost every minute which is why we will recommend five stories you must read every month. They will vary from interesting comments to fascinating reports or images from the world of renewable energies.

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5 Remarkable Uses of Solar

Source: club alpine francais

Solar has become the new norm and can be seen on rooftops and in large-scale commercial projects all over the world.  It has become a key component in many fascinating projects that might give us a sneak peak at what the future holds. Here we’ll introduce five interesting solar projects that push the boundaries of technology.

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The Five Hottest Solar Gadgets

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It’s amazing what solar energy can move, illuminate and operate. It lengthens the day after the sun goes down, provides energy where is no utility grid and – just as important – froths milk. Here is a random selection of five solar-powered devices we came across while surfing the Internet.

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