Month: May 2019

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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, Kern Power Company

Did solar energy cause California’s wildfires?

Taxpayer-subsidized, ratepayer-funded utilities on the hook for billions of dollars in liabilities point to climate change as the major factor behind the recent wildfires in California. PG&E CEO Geisha Williams argued that wildfires that devastated parts of northern California in 2018 were responsible for dry, arid conditions associated with global warming. Pedro Pizarro, CEO of…
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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, Kern Power Company

PG&E customers can expect sustained power outages this summer as a tactic to prevent wildfires.

The state of California is all too familiar with the catastrophic effects of wildfires; ecological devastation, home and business destruction, family uprooting and dislocation, and most tragically, the human cost of injuries and death. Some of the worst wildfires of the past two years may have been caused by the largest utility company in California,…
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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, KPC

BYD Goes Green With 2 Million Watt Solar

With the announcement that it has partnered with Apparent, Inc. to develop a 2 megawatt solar plant at its Lancaster, California Coach & Bus plant, BYD is bringing a bit more sunshine into the grid. The installation will be combined with a stationary 2 megawatt-hour energy storage facility that will help the company maximize the…
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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, Kern Power Company

California is going dark this summer, are you ready?

PG&E Corp.’s plan comes after the bankrupt utility said a transmission line that probably began last year’s Camp Fire, the deadliest in state history, snapped in windy weather. While the plan may end one issue, it creates another as Californians seek ways to address what some fear might be blackout days and days. In California…
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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, Kern Power Company

CEO donates entire Trump tax cut to fight climate change.

It’s a very good year for Patagonia. And they pay much less in federal taxes under our new corporate tax code passed by a Republican Congress and enthusiastically signed by President Trump. To be precise, $10 million less. Patagonia’s CEO announced in a letter posted to LinkedIn that her company is donating all $10 million…
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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, Kern Power Company

California utilities’ planned blackouts prompt residents to adopt solar power

When Karen Cakebread was forced to evacuate her home in Calistoga, Calif., during the 2017 Tubbs fire — and when she lost power in the winery that she owns — she realized the danger that frequent wildfires might pose to the electricity that drives her daily life. The news that the largest utility in California…
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California utilities’ planned blackouts this wildfire season prompt residents to adopt solar power

When Karen Cakebread was forced to evacuate her home in Calistoga, Calif., during the 2017 Tubbs fire — and when she lost power in the winery that she owns — she realized the danger that frequent wildfires might pose to the electricity that drives her daily life. Canning said PG&E told him there could be…
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Bakersfield Solar Company, Bakersfield Solar Companies, Kern Power Company

What scientist are doing to the solar industry

Researchers at Colorado State University have conducted pioneering studies over the past decade to improve solar energy performance and cost by manufacturing and testing new materials that extend beyond silicon capabilities. They have focused on a material called cadmium telluride that shows promise to replace silicon. Researchers at the CSU’s National Science Foundation, supported by…
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Visalia Solar Company, Visalia Solar Companies

What we know about floating solar panels

People have been floating on water for a huge number of years, so maybe it was inescapable that they would manufacture solar panels on it, as well. Floating photovoltaics have just conveyed 1.1 gigawatts around the world, as indicated by the World Bank. That is a little slice of the more extensive sun based industry,…
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Visalia Solar Company, Visalia Solar Companies

Everything wrong with Tesla´s new solar strategy.

Tesla as of late reported a noteworthy rebuilding of its sunlight based business following a decline and dropping to third of the nation’s biggest sun based installers. As announced by The New York Times, Tesla will start selling web-based, offering frameworks in increments of 4 kilowatts and at a cost of $1.75-$1.99 per watt, contrasted…
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