≡ Menu

September 2018

Innovation Is Making Solar Panels Harder To Recycle

Solar panels are becoming less and less recyclable as the need for recycling them looms more and more.
The United States installs 7 million pounds per day of solar panels, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a pace that secures…

California Is Drilling For Negative-Carbon Oil

The State of California is developing a protocol to credit fossil-fuel drilling operations when they use CO2 to enhance oil recovery and leave the CO2 underground permanently.
"We are hopeful that we’ll get to something around zero-emission or…

Solar installers could offer rooftop customers even more savings by bundling solar panels with heat pumps and other electric appliances, according to a recent study by the Rocky Mountain Institute.
RMI studied the carbon benefits and financial costs…

California's residential solar installations plunged in 2017 for the first time in recent history, and some experts believe Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity is to blame.
New solar installations in California's residential sector dropped 18.6 percent…