The U.S. solar industry is now the fastest-growing renewable energy source in America, with approximately 20 GW installed and 20 GW set for 2015-2016.


SunPower joins forces with Sunverge to offer solar bundled together with storage starting in early 2015. The companies plan to eventually deploy this at all levels, from residential to utility.


Matthew Wheeland of SolarEnergy.net discusses the rise of TUSK, a conservative, pro-solar group. The group's central argument in favor of solar is energy independence and a free-market economy for energy.


Pamela Cargill shares her insights from the Greentech Media U.S. Solar Market Insight conference this week. Storage is an exciting area, and other current challenges in solar also present opportunities.


SEPA initiative starts today to crowdsource ideas for a utility with nothing predefined -- just a grid, customers, and a suite of power, plus a goal of creating a strong and vibrant solar and DER market.


The U.S. and China reach an agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. target is 26% below 2005 levels, while China plans to peak emissions before 2030.


SolarCity VP of Communications Jonathan Bass fills us in on the company's strategy for vertical integration -- and its role in moving us to sustainable energy. The company remains optimistic with Q3 results.


The November 12 #SolarChat gives anyone with a Twitter handle a chance to "chat" with all-star panelists in support of positive political policies, incentives, and actionable advocacy for solar.


Jim Kennerly of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center takes a look at the attempts of CPS Energy in Texas to change its approach to solar. Utilities, he says, can't fight growing customer demand for solar.


A debate at SPI over vertical integration vs networked business models sparks an interesting conversation on the merits of both. No strong winner emerges, as these models frequently end up overlapping.