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Listen Up: Pope Calls for the Replacement of Fossil Fuels, Renewable Energy and Solar Subsidies

We’re talking about religion this week. Did I get your attention? How about if we talk about climate change, more renewable energy, dirty fossil fuels and solar subsidies? Okay, we’ve already covered these topics. But now the Pope has chimed in with his “On Care For Our Common Home” Encyclical. I’m probabl...
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Corporate Speed Dating: Coupling India's Smart Cities with Smart Investment for Sustainability

Building off nearly 10 months of extensive public and private sector consultation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began in April to green-light initial projects under the country’s Smart Cities Initiative (SCI). The SCI benchmarks, formulated in response to rapid urban population growth, aim to m...

Global Geothermal Alliance Concept One Step Further

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) convened roughly 60 stakeholders in June in Nairobi to finalize the concept of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) and exchange views on the best way forward. GEA's Executive Director Karl Gawell participated as a U.S. NGO representative with support from Power Afri...

Testing Heats Up at Sandia's Solar Tower

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working to lower the cost of solar energy systems and improve efficiencies in a big way, thanks to a system of small particles. This month, engineers lifted Sandia’s continuously recirculating falling particle receiver to the top of the tower at theNational Solar Therm...

Behavioral Economics and the Solar PV Industry

Behavioral economic theory holds that human interactions are complex and that economic motivations include nuance beyond that of maximizing utility. This is certainly true of the global solar industry as throughout its history it has interacted within a context of here-one-day-gone-the-next incentives and subsidies,...
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Intersolar South America Connects Latin American Solar Professionals

Intersolar South America, the largest solar exhibition in Brazil and the South American...

Free day of Training: SolarEdge Roadshow hosted by ImagineSolar

ImagineSolar will host the SolarEdge Roadshow at our solar training center in Austin, T...

INTERSOLAR INDIA 2015: NEW SIGNALS COMING FROM THE INDIAN SOLAR MARKET

India has ambitious objectives for expanding solar energy. The government plans to incr...

geoAMPS helps maintain renewables' global momentum

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Testing Heats Up at Sandia's Solar Tower

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working to lower the cost of solar ener...

Behavioral Economics and the Solar PV Industry

Behavioral economic theory holds that human interactions are complex and that economic ...

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The Lessons Coal and Electricity Markets of the Past Can Offer Solar+Storage Markets Today

Lewis Milford, President, Clean Energy Group July 8, 2015 The path to scaling up clean energy technologies like solar+storage sometimes can seem like unchartered territory. It can be challenging to figure out the best strategies to develop large, mainstream markets for clean ener...

Competition in Booming Energy Storage Market Continues To Heat Up

James Paton, Bloomberg News July 7, 2015 Australia, the sunniest continent, is luring solar battery suppliers from Tesla Motors Inc. to LG Corp. as the global roll out of the technology for home and business power storage gathers pace. At stake is a domestic mark...
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Fastest Solar Energy Growth Occurring in Northeast US, According to New Tracking Data

Vince Font, Contributing Editor July 7, 2015 Historically, the growth of the solar power industry has been tracked by information gleaned from government agencies and utility companies. But a new report released by BuildZoom has taken a decidedly different approach t...
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Listen Up: Pope Calls for the Replacement of Fossil Fuels, Renewable Energy and Solar Subsidies

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World July 7, 2015 We’re talking about religion this week. Did I get your attention? How about if we talk about climate change, more renewable energy, dirty fossil fuels and solar subsidies? Okay, we’ve already covered these topics. But now ...

Biofuel Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Legislative Changes to the RFS

Renewable Energy World Editors July 6, 2015 A consortium of biofuel companies sent a letter to members of Congress, urging them to reject proposals that would repeal or “reform” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The were particularly concerned with the amendment pu...
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Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2015: Riding The Storm

Tom Konrad, Contributor July 6, 2015 The first half of 2015 saw a mild advance in the broad market, but concerns about rising interest rates and the ongoing Greek debt drama sent income stocks, clean energy, and most non-US currencies down decisively.  M...
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US Solar Production Is Being Vastly Underreported

Vince Font, Contributing Editor July 6, 2015 Good news abounds in the solar energy industry. Recently, California became the first state to source more than five percent of its electricity from solar power. But according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SE...

Skype Chat with Cisco DeVries, PACE Funding's Godfather

Philippe Hartley Cisco DeVries compares his envisioning of PACE financing in 2008 to the excitement of the first peanut butter sandwich:  the ingredients were all there, and he had a Eureka! moment.  Easier sai...

There IS Commercial Solar Financing, If You Know Where To Look

07/06/2015 If I have to hear one more “analyst” tell me the commercial solar sector is struggling, my head might explode. I’d single out the perpetrators of this myth, but that would take up all the space I... Standard Solar Inc

Small Hydro Power Report Showcases Huge SHP Potential; Seeks Case Studies

Cecilia Ledesma As countries increasingly turn to renewable energies to meet electricity needs and address climate change concerns, small hydro power (SHP) plays a growing and important role. A report by the World Small Hydropower Develop...

RESOURCES

Making the Right Call – How the Wireless World can Cut Costs with Smart ...

For wireless carriers, controlling energy and operating costs has always been a signifi...

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

Free Lecture: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

Free Lecture: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

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Solectria’s SMARTGRID 500XT is compliant with NEC 2014 690.11 & 690.12 arc fault and ra...

Solectria's Utilty Scale Inverters - MSS 0.5MW-XTM / MSS 1MW-XTM / MSS 1.5MW-XTM (Megawatt Solar Stations)

The Megawatt Solar Stations (MSS) provide a fully-integrated inverter solution for util...

Solectria's Commercial Grid-Tied PV Inverters (PVI 50KW/60KW/75KW/85KW/100KW)

The PVI 50-100KW inverters are compliant with NEC 2014 690.11 & 690.12 requirement when...

Solectria Renewables' DISCOM String Combiner

Solectria Renewables’ string combiners feature the broadest product offering in the ind...

REPORTS

2014 Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding an...

Mercom Capital Group’s Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding...

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wi...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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