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Tesla has released pricing for its solar roof, and the numbers look good. But the actual cost for a given home isn't as simple as the numbers suggest.

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At the GTM Solar Summit, Lynn Jurich weighs in about customer acquisition, net metering, rate design, and the state of the solar industry.

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The California Solar Index, which tracks new solar permits in major markets, declined 41% in the first quarter of 2017 from the same period in 2016.

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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.