Solar panels in parking lot in Burbank, California | #SolarEnergy

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Tesla’s SolarCity to open Florida facility | Jacksonville News, Sports and Entertainment | jacksonville.com

The largest U.S. solar panel installer is moving into sunbaked Florida’s residential market after voters last month rejected a utility-backed ballot measure that critics said would make going solar more expensive.SolarCity, a subsidiary of electric car maker Tesla Motors, said Thursday it is opening an operations center near Orlando and plans to spread into other areas of Florida.

Source: Tesla’s SolarCity to open Florida facility | Jacksonville News, Sports and Entertainment | jacksonville.com

Solar roads in France will provide power to over 5 million people

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Building on the momentum created by last December’s Paris Climate Change Summit, France’s minister of Ecology and Energy recently announced plans to pave 1000 kilometers (621 miles) of road with solar panels over the next five years. These solar roads will be able to provide enough electricity for about 8 percent of the French population, or over 5 million people. They could also power street lights and electric cars.

via Solar roads in France will provide power to over 5 million people.

Link: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/solar-roads-in-france-will-provide-power-to-over-5