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Doug Young - 4 hours ago

Unraveling Accelerates for EU-China Solar Tariff Deal

A looming clampdown on Chinese solar panels in Europe is rapidly accelerating, with word that the EU will review part of a landmark 2013 agreement that initially helped to prevent a...

John Farrell - 5 hours ago

Are We Sunk? The Electric Utility’s Titanic Problem

In my recent report on the utility business model of the future, I laid out 5 pillars of a democratic energy system. It’s hard not to notice the contrast between this vision of the...

Todd Olinsky-Paul - May 05, 2015

Supreme Court to Decide on Demand Response

This week, the US Supreme Court agreed to review a ruling by a lower court holding that FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has no jurisdiction to regulate demand response...

Emily Hois - May 04, 2015

Park District Goes Solar, Saves Big While Preserving Open Space

Not only do community parks provide green space for recreation and leisure, they also increase property values, attract business, and offer gathering places for all social groups —...

Lewis Milford - May 04, 2015

Tesla Energy: Will the Markets for Solar and Storage Include Everyone in Need?

Elon Musk’s Tesla Energy announcement to sell an affordable, reliable battery system for solar energy storage in homes and businesses is more important than all the hyped press even...

Jesse Grossman - May 01, 2015

Navigating An Equity Investment Round In America’s Booming Solar Market

Solar energy is a booming business across North America. Installations grew 30 percent across the United States in 2014 for the industry’s biggest year yet, but industry expansion also...

Doug Young - April 30, 2015

Solar Distress Signs at Yingli, In Europe

The solar panel sector has become quite a turbulent place these days, riding high one day on reports of major new plant construction, only to stumble the next on signs of conflict and...

John Farrell - April 30, 2015

A Square Cheeseburger in a Round Hole? A Q&A about the Value of Solar

In 2013, Minnesota was the first state to adopt a value of solar policy as an alternative to net metering. It was left to the state's investor-owned utilities to adopt the policy, but...

UnThink Solar - April 30, 2015

7 Ways to Market Solar Products and Services with Twitter’s New Periscope App

Note to B2B and B2C solar industry marketers: Twitter’s new Periscope app is not a fad. Unlike Google+, a zombie social network that should only be used for SEO purposes, Periscope...

Sol Systems - April 29, 2015

North Carolina Opts for Delayed Sunset of the State Tax Credit

Hold onto your hats, y’all — it’s going to be a wild year for North Carolina solar. Last week, the North Carolina legislature passed a bill offering a soft landing to the official end...

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