Solar Power Fastest-Growing Source of New Energy

The long-standing prediction on technology dominating renewable energy in the near future is beginning to materialize. According to recent report from the International Energy...

Tesla Completes its First Solar Roof Installations

Tesla has completed its first Solar Roof installations. At the moment they are being installed on Tesla employee homes to test and monitor the systems.

Social

1,017FansLike
10,245FollowersFollow

Freedom Solar snags SolarCity leader to open new Dallas branch

Austin-based Freedom Solar Power hired former SolarCity leader Barry Van Wie to head up the company’s growth in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Van Wie will be responsible for hiring...

NV Energy Proposes Net Metering in New Application

NV Energy has filed a joint application on behalf of its subsidiaries outlining how it plans to implement Nevada's new net metering tariffs signed into law earlier this year.

“Solar Project in a Box” program empowers citizens to power communities

RE-volv announces a new program to empower citizens across the country to spearhead local solar energy projects. The Solar Champion program trains volunteers to lead crowdfunding campaigns that will provide the upfront capital for community nonprofits to go solar.

Solutions for Connecting Local Renewable Energy to the Grid More Quickly

California has a low success rate for getting local renewable energy projects connected to the grid. As part of the Peninsula Advanced Energy Community...

Solar Power Fastest-Growing Source of New Energy

The long-standing prediction on technology dominating renewable energy in the near future is beginning to materialize. According to recent report from the International Energy...

Solar+Storage Is Cheaper than Proposed California Gas Plants

A Clean Coalition study shows that solar+storage would be cheaper than the proposed Puente and Ellwood gas plant projects. The projects are both part of the Moorpark Subarea in California, which includes the cities of Oxnard, Santa Barbara, and Goleta.

POPULAR

Texas Stakeholders Find Common Ground in Utility Revenue Recovery

State power sector players say DER growth should not hurt utility finances, but consensus over rate design reform remains elusive.

Wall-Mounted Solar: A Rising Trend or Barely Hanging On?

High-quality roofs for installation are becoming difficult to come by. A wall-mounted array may not be the first choice, but when a roof is almost completely obstructed, it may be a decent option.

Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best

John Farrell of ILSR describes why community solar is so successful in Minnesota. There are 10 times more community solar projects in the queue in Minnesota than have been built in the history of community solar.

“Long Tail” & Other Damaging Language: Words Affect Consumer Confidence

Pam Cargill recommends that as an industry, we take a more uplifting tone as we describe the companies of competent tradespersons who sell and install solar products.

Grid Alternatives San Diego’s SummerSolarthon

GRID Alternatives returns to where it began in San Diego eight years ago. Since then, the non-profit has put up a total of 824 systems throughout the county.

Residential Solar Market Turmoil Intensifies As California Declines 41% in First...

The California Solar Index, which tracks new solar permits in major markets, declined 41% in the first quarter of 2017 from the same period in 2016.