Solar News From Around The World
If you’re a fan of the New York Yankees, this has definitely been your week in solar. This week saw the Yankees team up with one of the world’s largest providers of residential solar electricity, and baseball fans can look forward to a new experience. And still in New York, anyone notice their Wi-Fi pick up a solar garbage bin?
Still keeping it local, in one of the biggest deals yet, SunEdison is set to purchase Vivint Solar for an estimated $2.2 billion!
It seems that nuclear power simply cannot compete with renewables, and Greentech Media has, once again, weighed in on this debate to shed some valuable light on the subject.
If you’ve ever had any question about solar but the answer didn’t quite make sense, here’s some good news for you. Lindsay Wilson has done a great job at simplifying solar with his informative post, so be sure to check it out for some interesting and helpful graphs.
And in news from further abroad…what could be worse than economic instability and terrorism? Well, according to Africans, climate change is a far bigger threat, and Kenyan’s simply don’t believe that solar is the answer for them, even if Obama says so…
Fans of the New York Yankees will be pleased to know that they have partnered with one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies this week to bring the solar experience to more consumers at Yankee Stadium. Fans will be able to visit the Sunrun kiosk where consultants will be on hand to answer all their questions on renewable solar energy.
Ever asked a question about solar and the answer didn’t satisfy you? Answers on solar can become very wordy, but Lindsay Wilson simplifies many answers by using 19 easy to understand graphs with stats. If you want to get a good solar installation, at a decent price, you need to be able to grill the solar companies you get quotes from, and this post will help you do just that.
Despite the ongoing debate, it is becoming more and more evident that nuclear energy cannot compete with renewables. No matter which aspect of the nuclear industry is assessed, the picture isn’t pretty, and Greentech Media is doing a great job to illustrate that renewable energies are the only viable option for a sustainable future.
If you’re walking down the street and your mobile device suddenly detects a Wi-Fi hotspot, stop and take a look around. You may see one of Bigbelly’s solar-powered, Wi-Fi-enabled, recycling/garbage bins nearby. While free Wi-Fi is the biggest benefit, it’s certainly not the only one!
Can economic instability and terrorism really be easier to deal with than climate change? Africans certainly seem to think so, and their worst fears are slowly being realized.
Regardless of whether it’s President Obama endorsing solar or not, Kenyan’s are still not convinced about this renewable energy. It seems that there’s a catch to Kenyan solar.
SunEdison’s top executives are set to buy Vivint Solar in a $2.2 billion deal. This deal is being framed as part of an aggressive strategy to rival the world’s top energy players, including oil majors and utilities. Vivint Solar gives SunEdison the best door-to-door solar sales team in the country and one of the largest residential pipelines.