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Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels catch fire at stores

Sponsored Links AP Photo/ Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo So much for Tesla’s renewed solar power efforts getting off to a good start. Walmart has sued Tesla after rooftop solar panels on seven of the retailer’s stores caught fire, allegedly due to poor safety practices. Tesla supposedly didn’t ground its electrical and solar systems properly, according …

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Recommended Reading: Replacing crops with solar panels

Sponsored Links Connie J. Spinardi via Getty Images California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times In parts of California, water is becoming scarce, and that’s not great news for farmers. There is an alternative though: solar panels. Los Angeles Times explains how the renewable energy source …

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Is US Environmental Tax Policy Hindering Solar Power to Fuel Digital Technologies?

Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, AI and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital technologies, necessitate very high consumption of electric energy, currently produced with coal and fossil fuels with adverse environmental effects. A global shift towards green energy will require the removal of the technological/infrastructure, financial and regulatory/tax policy barriers. In …

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Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels

Enlarge Han Jun Zeng / Flickr Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as things like solar and wind generation have gotten cheaper. But counterattacks from coal can go even further than lobbying against pro-renewable policies, it seems. According to new research, …

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Bitcoin Mining With Solar: Less Risky and More Profitable Than Selling to the Grid

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The energy used to mine bitcoin has long caused debate over whether it’s a wasteful process. As the arguments have rumbled on, some people have been focused on mining coins with renewable energy. On May 29, Christian Ander, the founder of Stockholm’s Btcx exchange, explained how instead of selling surplus solar energy, …

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