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Palmetto Sun – Net Metering Agreement Paves Way for South Carolina Solar Market

Palmetto Sun – Net Metering Agreement Paves Way for South Carolina Solar Market

South Carolina plans to offer “one to one” net energy metering (NEM) for distributed solar generation – that is, residents and consumers with solar panels will be allowed to simply reduce the amount of power they purchase from the utility by one kilowatt-hour for every kilowatt-hour of solar they generate themselves.

Be Xcel-lent To Each Other: PUCs Making Utilities Make Nice With Solar

Be Xcel-lent To Each Other: PUCs Making Utilities Make Nice With Solar

Growth in solar generation across the country is giving utilities the occasion to do some New Year’s soul-searching over whether this new paradigm of power generation will help or hurt their business in the long term.

3 Companies Revolutionizing Energy Access for the World’s Poor

3 Companies Revolutionizing Energy Access for the World’s Poor

These 3 companies are have pioneered innovative business solutions to sell solar products in emerging markets, helping to bring clean, affordable energy to the “bottom billion”

Turning Lead Car Batteries into New Solar Panels

Turning Lead Car Batteries into New Solar Panels

The lead from the battery is mixed with various acids and the resulting solutions are laid out on a thin flexible film to create the solar cell.

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