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Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

https://youtu.be/tvLwpEjCf28 The $100 million appropriated by the Hawaii State Legislature helped to cool down 1,190 classrooms to date, with contracts set for more than 1,300 classrooms. The governor ordered the Hawaii State Department of Education to cool down the class rooms without increasing its energy bills, and Tesla's Powerwall was the answer. Tesla installs 300 Powerwalls to… Continue reading Tesla’s Powerwalls are cooling down classrooms in Hawaii

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Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years

Energy storage, not only  improves the way we generate electricity, and helps during power outages,  but also, it can balance the power supply and demand immediately. Traditionally, in order for utilities to handle any extra (peak) load, or outage, they have to start extra facility which  of course costs utility companies lots of money. By… Continue reading Energy storage: A “front page news” market worth $4 billion in 2-3 years

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Trump administration seeks 72% renewable energy office’s budget cut

According to a draft budget proposal "obtained by the Washington Post", the Trump administration will ask Congress "for major budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs". This is another bad news for the US renewable energy after the last week Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels. The current budget of the… Continue reading Trump administration seeks 72% renewable energy office’s budget cut

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The Chinese are getting the message

Few days after the Trump administration unveiled tariffs of up to 30% on imports of solar panels, JinkoSoalr, a global solar leader from China, with over 15,000 employees across its 8 productions facilities globally, today, announced that "its wholly-owned subsidiary, JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. (“Jinko U.S.”), has signed a major master solar module supply agreement to provide 1.75… Continue reading The Chinese are getting the message

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Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels in Major Blow to Renewable Energy

In the biggest blow he’s dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on Monday to slap tariffs on imported solar panels. The U.S. will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad, a move that threatens to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts… Continue reading Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels in Major Blow to Renewable Energy