Solar News

US solar jobs double coal, Costa Rica plans fossil fuel ban

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Tesla set a world record for the heaviest tow by an electric production passenger vehicle. Credit: Electrek.

We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to. *Solar and batteries*

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California law for solar panels on new homes, CO2 emissions hit a new high

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Warming oceans melting Antarctic ice shelves could accelerate sea level rise. Photograph: HO/REUTERS

We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to. *Solar and batteries*

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NZ helps define climate leadership, India breaks another solar record

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Solar hydropanels that can produce clean drinking water from the air are to be trialled across Australia. Credit: ARENA

We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to. Back in 2010, solarcity was the first solar energy company in the world to be carboNZero certified. We've been working hard every since to reduce our carbon footprint and have just had our certification renewed for the 8th year running. Read our blog to find out how we've done that. 

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We’re passionate about carboNZero

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As part of the carbonZero programme we’re helping to regenerate the Hinewai Native Forest Reserve on the Banks Peninsula. Photo: Tricia Hewlett

The Arctic has just had its warmest winter, while New Zealand has experienced its hottest summer on record. As extreme weather events dominate the headlines, the need for climate action has become even more urgent. At solarcity we’re working hard to shift our nation to a clean energy future. As well as switching Kiwi families to clean solar power, that means cutting the size of our company’s carbon footprint. Not only are we aware of our carbon emissions and their impact on the global climate, but we’re working hard to keep them at a minimum.

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Free solar system plan launches in Australia, more Kiwis want climate change action

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We're all about saving you energy and have rounded up the latest solar, climate and energy news so you don't have to.

*Solar and batteries* Australian homeowners are being given a chance to switch to solar and battery storage without any capital costs. Sound familiar? While there are a couple of key differences, the Free System Solar Plan is similar to our solarZero energy service which makes it easy for customers to power their homes on solar and save money.

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