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Dow Jones Up Despite Fed Fears After Jobs Report; Biden Bill Progress Lifts Solar Stocks; Tesla Stock Falls After This

Dow Jones Up Despite Fed Fears After Jobs Report; Biden Bill Progress Lifts Solar Stocks; Tesla Stock Falls After This

The Dow Jones Industrial Average reversed higher and indexes were off their lows after a shockingly hot July jobs report raised Fed rate hike fears. Solar plays that include SolarEdge (SEDG) were mostly positive, reacting to progress on the Biden spending bill. Tesla (TSLA) fell even though shareholders approved a 3-for-1 stock split. Meanwhile, a …

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BioLite adds portable power stations and a solar array to its charging lineup | Engadget

After years of providing off-the-grid camping, cooking and pocketable charger tech, BioLite has moved further into the genre with its newest and more robust power-backup solutions. The company just announced the BaseCharge 600 and BaseCharge 1500 portable power stations, along with an accompanying SolarPanel 100. As with most products of this type, they’re great for …

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Solar Leader Jumps As Earnings Double

Solar Leader Jumps As Earnings Double

Enphase Energy (ENPH) easily beat second-quarter estimates with Tuesday afternoon with earnings more than doubling and the solar power firm guiding higher for the current quarter.  ENPH stock jumped in overnight trade. X Enphase Earnings Estimates: Wall Street expected Enphase earnings per share of 85 cents and $508 million in revenue. Results: Enphase Energy earnings …

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Mercedes EQXX drive, hypermiling the 750-mile solar prototype engineers want to build

There’s exactly one Mercedes EQXX in existence, and we had the good fortune to be able to drive it around a test track in Southern Germany this week. This is a special car for a number of reasons, but in a nutshell, it is a 100kWh ultra high efficiency EV with a slippery .17 coefficient …

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Sono Motors unveils a new and improved production design of its Sion solar EV

Sono Motors unveils a new and improved production design of its Sion solar EV

During its inaugural “Celebrate the Sun” community event held in Munich today, Sono Motors debuted the production design of its upcoming Sion solar EV. Not to be outdone, Sono Motors followed up with an additional world premiere, unveiling its new “Solar Bus Kit” that can be retrofitted on existing city buses to help reduce carbon …

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GAF Energy to build second US nailable solar shingle factory to meet growing demand

GAF Energy to build second US nailable solar shingle factory to meet growing demand

GAF Energy, the sister company of GAF, the largest roofing and waterproofing company in North America, will build a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Georgetown, Texas, to meet growing demand for its “world’s first” nailable solar shingle, the Timberline Solar Energy Shingle, which launched in January. The new factory, which will be GAF Energy’s second, will …

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Solar patio umbrellas sold at Costco recalled after multiple fires

Solar patio umbrellas sold at Costco recalled after multiple fires

Solar-powered patio umbrellas sold exclusively at Costco have been recalled in the United States and Canada after some umbrellas caught fire, authorities said.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in a news release urged customers to “immediately stop using” the SunVilla 10-foot Solar LED Market Umbrella.The umbrellas were produced by California-based SunVilla Corp., the news …

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Wind and solar power are 'bailing out' Texas amid record heat and energy demand

Wind and solar power are ‘bailing out’ Texas amid record heat and energy demand

But unlike previous extreme weather events in Texas which led to deadly blackouts, the grid is holding up remarkably well this week. Several experts told CNN that it’s owed in large part to strong performances from wind and solar, which generated 27 gigawatts of electricity during Sunday’s peak demand — close to 40% of the …

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Garmin Edge 1040 (with Solar) In-Depth Review

Garmin Edge 1040 (with Solar) In-Depth Review

With Garmin’s introduction of the Edge 1040 Series they’ve become the first bike computer to not only add solar panels to it, but also add multiband GNSS, dramatically increasing the accuracy of the GPS tracks – especially in tougher conditions. Beyond that the company has added a slate of long-asked for upgrades, including things like …

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