What the Tax Legislation Conference Committee Means for Clean Energy

Taxing away Clean Energy

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How the government is catering to fossil fuel companies by taxing away clean energy...   Electric vehicles Currently, buyers are eligible for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500 per electric vehicle. The existing program is capped…
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Australia's largest solar plant to be built in 2018

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Australia’s largest solar plant is slated to be built in New South Wales (NSW) early next year. Maoneng Australia and Decmil had signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a 250-megawatt direct-current solar photovoltaic power plant…

Bitcoin Mining Operations Now Use More Energy Than Ireland

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    It's been a big week for Bitcoin. The price of one bitcoin hit $13,000 on Wednesday, marking a 1,200 percent increase in value this year. The price of Bitcoin isn't the only thing rising. The energy used to "mine" the…
Flagship residential solar panel from LG breaks 21% efficiency, goes all black

“Neon R” solar panel from LG breaks 21% efficiency

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LG is pushing out their upgraded “Neon R” and “Neon AC” solar panels to the residential solar market in the USA. The Neon R peaks at 365W and 21.1% efficiency in a 60 cell format. The Neon AC – with an integrated Enphase Microinverter…

Air pollution cuts potential solar energy in China

  China is rapidly expanding its solar power supply, hoping to meet 10 percent of the nation's electricity needs with solar energy by 2030. But there's a problem: severe air pollution is blocking light from the sun, significantly reducing…
How does net metering make money?

Sell energy back to the power grid with net metering

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Solar has some complicated terms, like "net metering" which often confuse customers that are not educated in solar energy. Here ar Solarize, we're always looking for ways to educate the consumer so that they have the tools and information they…

Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks for distribution

The list of companies placing orders for Tesla Semi electric trucks keeps growing weeks after the unveiling event last month. Now Anheuser-Busch, the brewer behind Budweiser, announced that it ordered 40 Tesla Semi trucks. The brewer says…

SEIA sends President Trump a blueprint for maintaining American solar jobs

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a blueprint to put America First on economic growth, jobs, manufacturing and national security. SEIA’s America First Plan for Solar Energy recommends six steps President Trump…

What is Renewable Energy ??

Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. Renewable energy often provides energy in four important…
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8 Tips for Going Green This Year

How to Go Green at Home Being eco-conscious shouldn’t be difficult, but getting started is always the hardest part of anything new. Here’s how to think greener and become more aware of your personal impact on the environment. Easy…