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GRID Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon

By Roy L Hales

GRID Alternatives entered San Diego eight years ago, with a solar installation in El Cajon.  Since then, the non-profit has put up a total of 824 systems throughout the county. This Saturday, they return to the same El Cajon neighbourhood for GRID Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon.
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The Solar Industry Is More Transparent

By Roy L Hales

The Silicon Valley Toxic Coalition’s (SVTC) sixth annual solar scorecard shows a marked improvement over last year. Most companies are scoring higher. The solar industry is more transparent.

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Industry Leaders on SVTC’s 2014 Solar Scorecard

Originally Published in Clean Technica 

By Roy L Hales

Every year, the Silicon Vally Toxic Coaltion (SVTC) sends out a survey to PV solar manufacturers. Though companies do not have to respond, this does not stop the SVTC from evaluating them. It simply means there is less information and, consequently, they receive lower marks. The “Industry Leaders” on SVTC’s 5th annual 2014 scorecard are: Trina Solar (92), SunPower (88), Yingli Green Energy (81), SolarWorld (73) and REC (71).

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Former SunPower Executive Bruce Ledesma Becomes Mosaic’s COO

By Roy L Hales

For the past 15 years, Bruce Ledesma has been working with either solar or financial services. As Executive Vice President and General Counsel of SunPower Corporation, he oversaw that company’s growth from $250 million to $2.5 billion in annual revenues. That was his greatest professional experience to date. Today, Former SunPower Executive Bruce Ledesma Became Mosaic’s COO.

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SunPower & KB Home Are Offering Energy Storage Solutions

By Roy L Hales

Battery storage is on the cusp of going mainstream. Thousands of German homes are now obtaining 60-70% of their electricity from solar. The yield is even higher in the US, where there is more sunshine. Now SunPower &KB Home are offering energy storage solutions in Southern California.
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