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Eurostar promises to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030

Eurostar has promised to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030. Plan was laid out in the company’s first sustainability report

Floating solar panels proposed for Sweetwater Reservoir

The Sweetwater Authority is exploring the environmental impact of a 9.5 acre floating solar array to be placed near the Sweetwater Dam.

Batteries are taking on gas plants to power California’s nights

California’s record 10GW of grid batteries are finally pushing solar generation into post-sunset hours at a meaningful scale, new data shows.

US $349.75B onshore floating solar market competition, forecasts and opportunities, 2019-2023 & 2024-2029F

US onshore floating solar market was valued at USD 90M in 2023 and is anticipated to project robust growth in the forecast period with a CAGR of 25.2% through 2029

Community solar: A growing opportunity within commercial real estate

Community solar emerged in 2010, providing customers with access to solar energy without the need to install PV panels.

Check out the ‘world’s first’ DC-to-DC solar-powered EV charger

The TLCEV T1 charger can supply up to 12.5 kW of DC charging. Its design integrates EV charging directly into solar canopies and carports.

California schools can’t keep pace with utility bills. Solar energy offers a needed lifeline

New regulations made new solar installations financially unviable for school districts. Senate Bill 1374 could help restore the incentives.

Highland Materials’ US silicon production could be ‘game changer’ for US solar

Highland Materials president Richard Rast told PV Tech Premium that there is an “opportunity for innovation” in the US manufacturing sector.

This company just launched red solar panels to match terracotta tiled roofs

Sonnenkraft has debuted its new “Terracotta” solar panel that matches red-tiled roofs and is historic-building compliant.

Eurostar has promised to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030. Plan was laid out in the company’s first sustainability report

Eurostar promises to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030

Eurostar has promised to power its trains with 100% renewable energy by 2030. Plan was laid out in the company’s first sustainability report
May 18, 2024/by Panel The Planet
The Sweetwater Authority is exploring the environmental impact of a 9.5 acre floating solar array to be placed near the Sweetwater Dam.

Floating solar panels proposed for Sweetwater Reservoir

The Sweetwater Authority is exploring the environmental impact of a 9.5 acre floating solar array to be placed near the Sweetwater Dam.
May 17, 2024/by Panel The Planet
California’s record 10GW of grid batteries are finally pushing solar generation into post-sunset hours at a meaningful scale, new data shows.

Batteries are taking on gas plants to power California’s nights

California’s record 10GW of grid batteries are finally pushing solar generation into post-sunset hours at a meaningful scale, new data shows.
May 17, 2024/by Panel The Planet
US onshore floating solar market was valued at USD 90M in 2023 and is anticipated to project robust growth in the forecast period with a CAGR of 25.2% through 2029

US $349.75B onshore floating solar market competition, forecasts and opportunities, 2019-2023 & 2024-2029F

US onshore floating solar market was valued at USD 90M in 2023 and is anticipated to project robust growth in the forecast period with a CAGR of 25.2% through 2029
May 16, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Community solar emerged in 2010, providing customers with access to solar energy without the need to install PV panels.

Community solar: A growing opportunity within commercial real estate

Community solar emerged in 2010, providing customers with access to solar energy without the need to install PV panels.
May 16, 2024/by Panel The Planet
The TLCEV T1 charger can supply up to 12.5 kW of DC charging. Its design integrates EV charging directly into solar canopies and carports.

Check out the ‘world’s first’ DC-to-DC solar-powered EV charger

The TLCEV T1 charger can supply up to 12.5 kW of DC charging. Its design integrates EV charging directly into solar canopies and carports.
May 15, 2024/by Panel The Planet
New regulations made new solar installations financially unviable for school districts. Senate Bill 1374 could help restore the incentives.

California schools can’t keep pace with utility bills. Solar energy offers a needed lifeline

New regulations made new solar installations financially unviable for school districts. Senate Bill 1374 could help restore the incentives.
May 15, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Highland Materials president Richard Rast told PV Tech Premium that there is an “opportunity for innovation” in the US manufacturing sector.

Highland Materials’ US silicon production could be ‘game changer’ for US solar

Highland Materials president Richard Rast told PV Tech Premium that there is an “opportunity for innovation” in the US manufacturing sector.
May 14, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Sonnenkraft has debuted its new “Terracotta” solar panel that matches red-tiled roofs and is historic-building compliant.

This company just launched red solar panels to match terracotta tiled roofs

Sonnenkraft has debuted its new “Terracotta” solar panel that matches red-tiled roofs and is historic-building compliant.
May 14, 2024/by Panel The Planet
In efforts to move towards using clean energy, Watt EV chose Bakersfield to launch their 115-acre electric truck charging depot.

Watt EV launches nation’s first solar-powered truck charging depot in Bakersfield

In efforts to move towards using clean energy, Watt EV chose Bakersfield to launch their 115-acre electric truck charging depot.
May 13, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Giant batteries are delivering solar power after dark in California and helping to stabilize grids in other states.

Giant batteries are transforming the way the US uses electricity

Giant batteries are delivering solar power after dark in California and helping to stabilize grids in other states.
May 13, 2024/by Panel The Planet
Solar panels are often tilted to a stowed position to prevent wind damage to utility-scale assets. Array Technologies introduced a passive stowing strategy that prevents unnecessary production losses.

Passive solar tracker wind stowing boosts energy production

Solar panels are often tilted to a stowed position to prevent wind damage to utility-scale assets. Array Technologies introduced a passive stowing strategy that prevents unnecessary production losses.
May 12, 2024/by Panel The Planet
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