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February 12 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “SunPower Now Offers Solar For Multi-Family Properties, And The Tenants Benefit” • Many tenants can’t get solar energy because they don’t own the house. SunPower wasn’t happy with this and decided to do something about it. It recently showed how three new customers took advantage of its multifamily solar business, passing savings to tenants. [CleanTechnica]

UC Davis West Village in Davis, California (SunPower image)

  • “Where’s The Snow? Climate Change Affects Ski Racing Season” • Besides some minor dustings, it hasn’t snowed significantly in the French resorts hosting the skiing world championships since mid-January. And there is no snow in the long-term forecast. The weather has been cold, but it has not brought snow to French ski resorts. [AP News]
  • “New Solar Farm Is A Carbon Sink And Prairie Preserver” • A movement is afoot to quash solar development on farmland in the US, but the case for rural solar keeps expanding. In the latest example, Lightsource bp built a pair of solar farms in Colorado that double as carbon sinks and help to preserve 3,000 acres of shortgrass prairie. [CleanTechnica]
  • “EV Tax Credits To Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing” • Recently passed legislation created updated requirements on EV tax credits, but one greatly underlooked factor of the act is its incentives for battery production. Huge federal investments into domestic battery making are expected to drive production costs down and make EVs cheaper. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Electric Buses Are Driving A Silent Revolution In Nairobi” • During the early days of COVID-19, authorities in Nairobi called on the city’s thousands of private bus operators to stop running. The result was that people could suddenly see Mount Kenya. The clear lesson was to stop using diesel power and adopt electric buses to move people. [CNN]

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