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Make Mom Care: A Solar Industry Commencement Speech for 2015

Tor 'Solar Fred' Valenza Friends, faculty, parents, and graduates of 2015. I’m honored not to be standing in front of you today, 'cause let's face it. I'm no Elon Musk, and you're online and anxious to get...

Electric Utility Industry Created Their Own Air Pollution Permits, Held Private Meetings With Texas Regulators

Matt Kasper Emails obtained and released today by the Environmental Integrity Project show that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) worked behind closed doors with the state’s ...

Riding the Winds of Change

Natasha Juhasz After the 2015 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower Conference, fiber optics and wind power are particularly timely topics. People often fail to realize that the many uses o...

"Lower Cost Solar" a Utility-Scale Fig Leaf for an Outdated Monopoly Model

John Farrell In his Sunday Wall Street Journal commentary on May 17, Brian Potts suggests that cost is the bottom line in the electric customer shift to solar, and that rooftop solar costs too much. B...

Solar Power Grid Parity Coming Faster Than Expected

John Farrell Back in 2012, ILSR released a pair of reports on the solar Rooftop Revolution, noting that one-third of Americans would live in a metropolitan area where the cost of solar energy from the...

Solarites or Solar-lites? The Revolution from A to Z

William Hirshman May 22, 2015 PV and ME presents the results of the first annual — and grossly incomplete — ABC’s of great and not-so great Solar Revolutionaries. Solar Revolutionary RankingLow...

Yingli Solar's New Debt Deadline, Hanergy's Plunging Value

Doug Young This week has been a volatile time for solar company stocks, which have taken a beating after Yingli (NYSE: YGE) warned about its ability to stay in business due to its heavy debt lo...

An Economic Case To Prevent Solar Power’s Sunset In North Carolina

Jesse Grossman Solar energy is an economic boom for North Carolina. Only California installed more solar in 2014, pushing the Tar Heel State to fourth overall in America with 953 megawatts installed cap...

Yingli Solar Struggles with Debt, Moves Closer to Default

Doug Young May 20, 2015 After sending out a steady series of distress signals over the last few weeks, solar panel maker Yingli (NYSE: YGE) has sent out its strongest trouble sign yet as it  struggles under...

A Bright Long-Term Solar PV Vision Clouded by Shortsighted Policy Recommendations

James Mueller The GW Solar Institute Examines MIT’s Solar Study   The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) recently released its long anticipated The Future of S...

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Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

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

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

Doing Business in Brazil – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Win...

Brazil is one of the most promising markets for wind energy.  Ranke...

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What Is a Solar PPA And How Does It Work?

When talking about solar financing, the solar power purchase agreement (...

Put Your Subconscious Mind To Work

“What underserved markets should I be focusing on?” “H...

Metro Gold Line Operations Campus to meet LEED Gold Standard with LSX

Newly built by Kiewit, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Tra...

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