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...

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Partners with Solar Nonprofit in First-of-its-kind Crowdfunding Opportunity

Solar nonprofit RE-volv announces a $120,000 award from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, to expand access to affordable solar energy for nonprofit organizations around the country.

Salisbury University Completes Parking Lot Solar Project

Standard Solar announced the completion of a solar installation at Salisbury University (SU). Standard Solar constructed and will operate, own, and maintain the 541.8 kilowatt (kW)...

World Bank Group Solar Program May Unlock 1.2GW of Utility-Scale Projects

GTM Research and Blue Horizon ECS are out with a new report on WBG's Scaling Solar Program, finding it could be a catalyst for emerging markets.

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.

JPMorgan Chase Goes All In on Renewable Energy

The financial services giant plans to source renewables for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020, and to facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025.

Connexus Energy to Build Minnesota’s Largest Energy Storage System

Connexus Energy is in negotiations to build a 20 MW, 40 MWh energy storage system, Midwest Energy News reports. It will be located next to three solar power plants.

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.




“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.