Tag: residential

News and Policies, World

UK energy suppliers unveil mixed bag of solar export tariffs

January 3, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Energy suppliers in the UK have unveiled a mixed bag of tariffs for domestic solar exports, with O&G major Shell’s supply business unveiling a tariff of just 0.001p/kWh. Under new legislation, dubbed the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), UK based energy […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Walmart withdraws lawsuit against Tesla over solar install fires

November 6, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Walmart has called off a court campaign it had launched against Tesla three months ago, when it linked a string of store blazes to the latter’s alleged “gross negligence” with PV installs. The US retail giant and Elon Musk’s outfit […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Vivint Solar’s rooftop solar installs flat-line in 2017

November 8, 2017

Via: PV Resources

US residential solar installer Vivint Solar is focusing on higher profit markets over market share gains as it rebuilds its business, resulting in installations flat-lining in 2017. Vivint Solar reported third quarter 2017 installations of 47MW, almost exactly the same […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind and solar to ‘dominate’ future of electricity by 2040

June 19, 2017

Via: PV Resources

Renewable energy is indeed the future, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest report, which forecasts technologies such as wind and solar to “dominate” the future of electricity by 2040, making up 48% of the world’s installed capacity and 34% […]

Energy Consumption

Winter residential electricity consumption expected to increase from last winter

December 13, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) projects that the average residential customer will consume 4% more electricity over December through March compared with the same period last winter. However, this forecast is highly dependent on winter temperatures. If temperatures are warmer […]