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Roy L Hales of The ECOreport looks at why three Republican senators apply alternate facts to PACE financing. They are trying to pass the Protecting Americans from Credit Exploitation (PACE) Act.

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Sunvago found that solar homes carried a $37,250 premium to non-solar homes or 6.7% of the the home value. This gives us confidence that the market is valuing solar systems at or above their net cost.

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Casey Anderson looks at the competitive market in residential rooftop solar. Today, nearly half of all installers are competing with 20 or more companies for business.

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Is Tesla Solar Roof just hype, or a real contender? Will it reallybe affordable? Find out more with this look at the history and economics of solar shingles.

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SolPad, the world’s first truly integrated solar panel, marks a quantum leap in personal power and aims to gamify sustainable energy use for the masses. SolPad Mobile can be pre-ordered this May.

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Jim Petersen of PetersenDean looks at how advanced battery storage along with smart software can offer solar-equipped homes a better way.

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Roy L Hales of the ECOReport looks at the the new PACE funding guidelines and what two major PACE providers think of them.

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There may be such a thing as over-studying -- especially when the studies keep finding the same thing. That's been the case with study after study on the costs and benefits of net metering.

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Though solar can supply electricity for a fraction of the cost of conventional sources, there are great fluctuations in the market prices. Roy L Hales of The ECOreport reviews price differences in New York.