Thirty-six Clovis, CA families joined together in a group-based purchase of solar power for their homes. By joining together to hire SolarCity, the group saved 20 percent of the cost of converting a single residence. The group will collectively offset 4.3 million lb of carbon over the next 30 years the equivalent of 4,536 barrels of oil, according to SolarCity. SolarCity has operated 14 of these collective programs in California. By forming this collective, were gaining enough leverage to really lower barrier of entry for solar conversion, making it finally affordable to invest in systems large enough to pay for our electric bills and significantly increase property values, says Wellman Shew, a Clovis resident who helped lead the program.
A Clovis, CA home that has been converted to solar power.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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