A key message at Solar Power International this year: it's time for solar to grow up. An important part of that will be building a solar brand, a topic that was explored in an engaging panel discussion.
What is the solar brand? A panel of experts gave their views on this prominent theme at last week's Solar Power International.
SolPad, the world’s first truly integrated solar panel, marks a quantum leap in personal power and aims to gamify sustainable energy use for the masses. SolPad Mobile can be pre-ordered this May.
Jim Petersen of PetersenDean looks at how advanced battery storage along with smart software can offer solar-equipped homes a better way.
Saint Lucia has ambitious plans to increase its use of renewables. To kickstart this, the island has taken the historic step of installing solar on the national executive residence, Government House, as part of the Solar Head of State program.
Sunvago looks at the state of the New York solar market through six charts. Everything from price per watt to fastest growing cities is looked at.
RGS Energy and Mosaic announce that they have partnered to launch the Mosaic Home Solar Loan.
Residential solar acquisition costs have been increasing, partially driven by high levels of penetration. But costs are expected to decrease in the long-term.
Roy L Hales of The ECO Report looks at Germany's renewable energy revolution called Energiewende. He notes that while solar installations have declined, wind has dramatically increased.
Roy L Hales of the ECOReport looks at the the new PACE funding guidelines and what two major PACE providers think of them.