DBL Investors http://www.dblinvestors.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:38:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 SpaceX solar system, installed by SolarCity http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/08/spacex-solar-system-installed-by-solarcity/ http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/08/spacex-solar-system-installed-by-solarcity/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:00:11 +0000 http://www.dblinvestors.com/?p=1840 View from above, currently clocking in at 4,000 solar panels.

View the original post via SpaceX on Twitter.

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Up on the Roof http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/08/up-on-the-roof/ http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/08/up-on-the-roof/#comments Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21:55:14 +0000 http://www.dblinvestors.com/?p=1838 By Patricia R. Olsen

Question and answer with Rocio Farias, 32, is a solar panel installer at the Chatsworth, Calif., office of SolarCity.

To read the full article, visit The New York Times.

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Plant of the Year: Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/08/plant-of-the-year-ivanpah-solar-electric-generating-system/ http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/08/plant-of-the-year-ivanpah-solar-electric-generating-system/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:41:17 +0000 http://www.dblinvestors.com/?p=1834 By Thomas W. Overton, JD

The era of Big Solar has arrived, and at the moment there are none bigger than Ivanpah. For overcoming numerous obstacles to build the world’s largest solar thermal plant, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is awarded POWER’s 2014 Plant of the Year Award.

For the full article, visit POWER Magazine.

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Yerdled Yet? New Shopper Tools Save Money and Planet http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/07/yerdled-yet-new-shopper-tools-save-money-and-planet/ http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/07/yerdled-yet-new-shopper-tools-save-money-and-planet/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:43:28 +0000 http://www.dblinvestors.com/?p=1832 By Wendy Koch

Have you yerdled yet? This isn’t a funky mix of yodeling and hurdling, but a new way to shop online — for next to nothing.

On Yerdle.com, consumers swap stuff they’re not using — say, the skirt that’s three sizes too small — for clothes that fit or other items they need. They exchange in-house credits and only pay for shipping, typically, $2 to $4.

Read the full article on USAToday.com.

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The RealReal and UrbanSitter CEOs On TechCrunch’s List of 40 People Who Are Living Proof You Can Make It In Silicon Valley After 40 http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/07/the-realreal-and-urbansitter-ceos-on-techcrunchs-list-of-40-people-who-are-living-proof-you-can-make-it-in-silicon-valley-after-40/ http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/07/the-realreal-and-urbansitter-ceos-on-techcrunchs-list-of-40-people-who-are-living-proof-you-can-make-it-in-silicon-valley-after-40/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:10:51 +0000 http://www.dblinvestors.com/?p=1823 By Sarah Buhr and Frank Barbieri

See the full list on TechCrunch.

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Electric Cars Will Change the Way You Power Your Home http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/07/electric-cars-will-change-the-way-you-power-your-home/ http://www.dblinvestors.com/2014/07/electric-cars-will-change-the-way-you-power-your-home/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:43:34 +0000 http://www.dblinvestors.com/?p=1821 By Michael Grunwald

Electric vehicles are our fastest-growing alternative to oil-derived gasoline. Solar panels are our fastest-growing alternative to coal-powered electricity. They’re both getting less expensive and more effective, driving our clean energy revolution. And there’s new evidence that these two great tastes can taste particularly great together, transforming how we consume and produce power in ways that will accelerate that green revolution.

To read the full article, visit Time.com.

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