Tesla | April 22, 2021
In ongoing remarks on Twitter, Elon Musk declared that Tesla's Solar Roof and conventional sun-oriented boards would now be sold distinctly as an incorporated item with the Powerwall, the organization's well-known private battery framework. Tesla would begin selling the packaged private energy items starting one week from now.
In a later tweet, Musk referenced that having a coordinated sun-oriented and battery framework should introduce a few benefits, for example, a more consistent establishment measure. The Powerwall battery would likewise only interface between the utility meter and the home's fundamental breaker boards, giving clients reinforcement energy simply if a blackout follows.
"Sun-based force will take care of solely to Powerwall. Powerwall will interface just between the utility meter and house principle breaker board, empowering very straightforward introduce and consistent entire house reinforcement during utility dropouts," Musk composed.
The Tesla Powerwall remains as quite possibly the most mainstream private battery frameworks on the lookout, somewhat because of the way that it offers the most affordable stockpiling alternative on a for each kWh put away premise, according to information from EnergySage in its 11th semiannual Solar Marketplace Intel Report. Taking into account that the interest for the battery has brought about considerable delay times for Powerwall clients, Tesla's choice to sell the energy stockpiling framework with sunlight-based items bodes well.
Musk's new updates came not long after a Twitter connection with ARK Invest Director of Research Brett Winton, who depicted the momentum circumstance with his Tesla close planetary system. As per the expert, his sun-oriented + Powerwall arrangement has not created a solitary watt-hour since its establishment back in January, just because the utility has not affirmed the association. In his reaction, Musk noticed that utility authorization is ordinarily required when the Powerwall is full and equipped for settling the lattice.
Tesla's Solar Roof tiles have been the subject of a few news stories lately, incompletely because of reports from clients who noticed that their framework's assessments have seen an outstanding cost increment. The cost increments are huge, with one client disclosing to Ars Technica that their Solar Roof quote had been refreshed from its underlying appraisal of $66,000 to an undeniably more costly $87,000. "Tesla has reneged on its sun-based rooftop contracts and has raised the costs for individuals (like me) who have effectively marked an agreement with them," the Solar Roof client noted.
Tesla has not given insights concerning these revealed cost increments, however, the organization's online expense assessor for the Solar Roof currently gets some information about their rooftop's "intricacy," which considers factors like pitch, number of joints, chimney stacks, and different highlights. Tesla additionally featured in its online expense assessor that "mind-boggling rooftops take additional time and material to introduce than straightforward rooftops."
Atlas Renewable Energy | October 26, 2020
Atlas Renewable Energy, a leading renewable energy company in Latin America, announced today that it has obtained a USD 67 million loan from IDB Invest, member of IDB Group, and from DNB Bank ASA (Norway) to finance the construction of Jacaranda, a 187MWp solar project being developed by Atlas Renewable Energy in Brazil, marking the first time that a Brazilian solar project has been fully financed in US dollars. The loan was secured from IDB Invest, including the Clean Technology Fund and the Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in the Americas - Phase II, both administered by IDB Invest which provided a portion of the loan, together with a participation from DNB Bank ASA. This loan will finance the construction of the Jacaranda solar project, located in the municipality of Juazeiro, State of Bahia. The plant will generate 440GWh per year, which is enough to supply power to a city of over 750,000 inhabitants and avoid approximately 35,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year based on the GHG (Green House Gases) Protocol, and is also the equivalent of removing 36,800 vehicles from the streets of São Paulo in the same period of time.
Dominion Energy | March 10, 2022
CarbonRight is now available to Dominion Energy customers in Utah and Idaho. CarbonRight is a novel and affordable solution for customers to reduce their carbon impact dramatically. Customers will offset carbon emissions associated with natural gas use in their homes or company by contributing to projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including those in Utah.
The program is entirely voluntary and is open to all home users and companies, public buildings, and schools. Customers can contribute by purchasing carbon offsets in $5 increments on their monthly payment. A typical residential user can offset their entire carbon footprint by purchasing one $5 block per month, or $60 per year, achieving "net zero" carbon emissions from natural gas usage. Dominion Energy does not benefit from the carbon offset program and does not mark up the cost of the offsets.
"Our customers are looking for ways to have a positive impact on the environment, We share their passion, and we're excited to deliver with this exciting new program. Our customers can now have more peace of mind knowing that their energy dollars are being spent to protect the environment."
-Steven Ridge, Vice President and General Manager of Dominion Energy Utah.
The carbon offsets offered by the initiative come from programs in Utah and Missouri that minimize landfill carbon emissions, as well as a Minnesota forest management project that absorbs emissions from the environment. Offsets are independently certified to meet the highest standards through a rigorous and open procedure.
The new program is one manner in which Dominion Energy Utah assists its customers in reducing their carbon footprint. ThermWise, the company's energy conservation program, helps homeowners and businesses conserve energy and lower monthly utility bills. In addition, customers can participate in the voluntary GreenTherm program to support renewable natural gas projects that minimize greenhouse gas emissions from farms, food waste, and landfills, among other sources.
Additionally, the company is promoting the usage of carbon-free hydrogen and carbon-neutral renewable natural gas to cut emissions generated by customers' houses considerably. Discover how the company is advancing renewable natural gas and hydrogen for the benefit of customers, the environment, and the climate.