Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

Noah Horowitz - April 17, 2015

9 Easy Earth Day Tips You Won't Find Anywhere Else

You don't have to buy a hybrid car or install solar panels to make changes that have a significant environmental benefit, save money, and are easy to do. Here's a list of 9 Earth Day...

Matt Kasper - April 17, 2015

Mississippi Net Metering Rules Advance

Mississippi, one of the last states that have not created a net metering policy, might soon have a rule created. On Tuesday, the state Public Service Commission (PSC) voted unanimously...

Matt Kasper - April 16, 2015

North Carolina Renewable Energy Standard Attacked Again

After using last year’s legislative session to deal with Duke Energy’s Dan River coal ash spill, Republicans on the House Public Utilities Committee are bringing back their 2013 attempt...

John Farrell - April 15, 2015

Can Other Cities Match Georgetown’s Low-Cost Switch to 100 Percent Wind and Sun?

This is probably not the first place you’ve read about Georgetown, Texas, the town of 55,000 that will be getting the equivalent of 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy...

Sol Systems - April 15, 2015

Prepaid PPAs: Nice, but “Nichey”

For commercial and small utility-scale solar, the prepaid PPA is a great idea — in theory. By prepaying for expected generation over the contract term, the long term price that the...

Leslie Blodgett - April 14, 2015

Geothermal Visual: Cost-Competitive Geothermal Can Stimulate Economy

Geothermal energy had one of the lowest average costs of power production compared to other energy sources in 2014. “About 1.2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to electricity,”...

Sol Systems - April 13, 2015

Stall on Takeoff: NYSERDA Program Re-Emerges, Still Lacks Rooftop Opportunities

When NYSERDA announced on March 26 that they were withdrawing their >200-kW Megawatt Block program from launch for significant revision, we confess that we were optimistic.  Reportedly,...

William Hirshman - April 10, 2015

Selfie Solar: Off-grid with a Smile

PV and ME Question: Whatever happened to off-grid PV? Have you ever had one of those off days when you were constantly off balance? Or had to suffer smilingly through a loved one singing...

Rhone Resch - April 09, 2015

Almost Unnoticed, Solar Energy Starting to Make Big Strides Across Midwest

With more than 8,000 companies now operating nationwide, solar energy has become one of the fastest-growing industries in America — thanks, in large part, to remarkable growth on both...

UnThink Solar - April 09, 2015

Solar Fred Marketing Tip: Your Solar Brand Is Much More Than Your Logo

People rarely ask me about what goes into a solar brand, and I think that’s because solar CEOs feel that it’s just one of those marketing thingys that …ya know… kind of, sort of needs...

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