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To Some Solar Users, Power Company Fees Are An Unfair Charge – NPR

To Some Solar Users, Power Company Fees Are An Unfair Charge  NPR

In Alabama’s Blount County, off the highway, down a dirt road and up a hill is writer T.K. Thorne’s house. She points to her roof and a shining row of black solar panels. It’s a 4-kilowatt system — pretty typical for residential solar — and Thorne got it almost four years ago hoping to help the environment and reduce her electricity bill. It was a big investment — $ 8,400 even after a federal tax break. Thorne estimated how long it would take to pay off the solar system, installed the panels, and began waiting for the savings to begin. But then she found out about a monthly $ 5-per-kilowatt s…

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Your Green Life: Canal Park Brewing Company goes solar – KBJR 6

Your Green Life: Canal Park Brewing Company goes solar  KBJR 6

DULUTH, MN– Lake Superior and Sunshine. Can you think of a better way to make *fresh*, craft beer in Duluth? Well, that’s exactly what Canal Park Brewing …

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Solar Co-op selects company to install solar panels – Indiana Gazette

Solar Co-op selects company to install solar panels  Indiana Gazette

The Indiana County Solar Co-op has selected an Altoona-based company to install solar panels for the co-op.

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Texas company slowing Puerto Rico’s path to solar and energy resilience after Hurricane Maria – USA TODAY

Texas company slowing Puerto Rico’s path to solar and energy resilience after Hurricane Maria  USA TODAY

SAN JUAN — After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico’s power grid and plunged the island into 11 months of darkness, local leaders and activists vowed to …

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