A first-of-its-kind residential community in Hawaii, where residents will be encouraged to grow their own food, soon will take shape on the state’s big island. Officials have OK’d the development of a sustainable agrihood on Hawaii Island, giving final approval...
Some 10,000 homes in Kansas soon will benefit from solar power. The city of Pratt has teamed with Inovateus Solar and Kenyon Energy to build a solar farm. Once in operation – the farm is expected to be operational in...
A self-sufficient home topped with a soaring cocoon-like structure envisions new heights of off-grid living. The Cocoon Smart Home, designed by Richard’s Architecture + Design (RA+D), will be the first Minergie-ECO certified building in the Dominican Republic, reports Inhabitat. With...
Atlanta, with its abundant sunshine, has untapped solar potential many residents are now using as a renewable energy source. April 2018 marked the official launch of Solarize Atlanta, a community-based photovoltaic (PV) group-purchasing solar program for city residents. Solarize Atlanta...
The Country House, an environmentally conscious home that embraces indoor-outdoor living in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, is designed to celebrate nature. Completed by 1+1>2 Architects, the house stands out from its neighbors with its sloped thatch roofs, which reference Vietnam’s countryside...
This report shows that PACE financing is a great way to safely and effectively make important home improvements.
Over the course of the next year, the solar market in Nevada is expected to increase exponentially.
Customers have started using solar energy from the five-megawatt West Dubuque Solar Garden.
The LG NeON R is LG's highest power module for residential installation, with a power output up to 365W.
Homeowners are sharing excess energy with other homes and businesses within their community by starting microgrids of their own.
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) refer to photovoltaic products such as solar panels and modules that are used as replacements for traditional building materials.
Experts predict that adoption of solar power may slow next year.
Communities achieving the highest SolSmart rating are doing even more to speed up the solar process.
Recognizing the home is the consumer's largest asset, the NeON R is designed with high-end design appeal in mind in addition to high performance.
Developing a sustainable building demands a holistic approach. While newer buildings tend to perform better from an energy standpoint, due to building code advancements, it’s not always a guarantee. Planning is pivotal and literally must take place from the ground...
Owners of solar arrays can now combine smart EV charging with their solar generation to maximize their renewable energy self-consumption and increase energy savings.
A new line of U.S. made solar panels has come to market to serve the growing demand for home solar power in North America. CertainTeed® Solar is proud to announce its US Series 60 and 72-cell solar modules, with 60 cell power output reaching 305W and 72 cell power output of up to 365W.
The production of both heat and electricity gives the unit a price advantage over conventional high efficiency furnaces.
Solar and storage owners to be more energy independent and help reduce the need to use electricity from central, fossil-fuel fired plants.
Hawaii has the most expensive electricity rates in the nation -- nearly double the national average.