Renewable Energy Blogs

UnThink Solar - 5 hours ago

Solar Battle of the Bands: Where Music, Solar, and Marketing Join in Harmony

This blog has always been about solar marketing and advocacy, and so it’s always fun to report on Solar Battle of the Bands, an annual Intersolar sold-out tradition that harmoniously...

Adrienne Baker, - July 21, 2014

One of the world's largest mining companies is committed to 20% renewables

Gold Fields is one of the largest precious metals mining companies in the world. On the home page of their website it proudly states: Our vision is to be the global leader in sustainable...

John Farrell - July 21, 2014

Crying Fowl or Crying Wolf? Open Season on the Utility's Solar 'Duck' Chart

The rapid changes to the electricity system being wrought by distributed solar have utilities crying out, and they’ve poured much of their distributed solar angst into a chart being...

Roderick Morris - July 21, 2014

Why utilities should use the same technology strategy that helped Germany win the World Cup

Anyone who hoarded baseball cards as a kid knows a fundamental truth about sports: they produce an unbelievable amount of data. For the better part of a century, the best we could do...

Sol Systems - July 21, 2014

Who Pays for Countervailing Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels?

On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) made the decision to start implementing countervailing duties (“countervails”) on Chinese solar panels that will raise prices...

5th TOWER Conference - July 21, 2014

Citigroup at TOWER - represented by Michael T. Eckhart

We are proud to announce, that Michael T. Eckhart, Managing Director, Global Head of Environmental Finance and Sustainability at Citigroup, and founding President of the American Council...

5th TOWER Conference - July 20, 2014

TOWER Welcomes Benjamin G. Foley, Keystone Engineering, Inc.

Benjamin G. Foley, General Manager Offshore Renewables with Keystone Engineering will talk about new foundation designs that are planned to be used for two U.S. offshore wind parks... - July 19, 2014

The Connection Between Microgrids and Energy Efficiency

Guest blog written by:  Jean Redfield | President & CEO | NextEnergy | Detroit, MI  Editors note: Originally published on and re-posted here with permission   Historically,...

5th TOWER Conference - July 19, 2014

Makani Power, Inc./Google X Confirmed Speaking Slot

Alden Woodrow, Business Team Leader at Makani Power, Inc. will present the Airborne Wind Turbine (AWT). He will explain the advantages of a wind turbine that is tethered to the ground...

REC Solar - July 19, 2014

Evaluating Commercial Solar: Payback, ROI, NPV, and IRR

How much your business saves over the 25 to 30 year lifetime of a typical commercial solar system depends on many factors, including how you finance it, federal and local incentives,...

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