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SunPower to add storage to solar in new homes

US solar giant SunPower has entered an agreement to have battery storage installed in new homes in California, as it looks to expand its solar plus storage systems that are also being tested in Australia. SunPower announced overnight that it is extending its partnership with US home building KB Homes – which already install solar on […]

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Texas Solar Power Association launched

Devised to help advance solar’s growing prominence in the oil-rich state, the Texas Solar Power Association will seek to promote state solar business interests. As the clamor for affordable electric power in the U.S: reaches oil-wealthy Texas, a consortium of energy firms and solar companies have launched the Texas Solar Power Association (TSPA), with the […]

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Facts and Myths Behind SolarCity’s 331% Rise

Though rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panel installations totaled just 60 megawatts (MW) in its recent quarter, SolarCity (SCTY) commands a market cap exceeding that of established, utility-scale PV leaders like Canadian Solar (CSIQ) and SunPower (SPWR). Despite its rich valuation, the San Mateo, California-based solar developer has started to successfully execute on a business model that […]

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