Solar Energy Blog Posts

Sophia Bush - 7 minutes ago

A Comparison between LED and HPS

For the longest time possible the lights in use have been HPS (High Pressure Sodium). These have been used in households and even commercial settings. They are not costly but they have...

Sol Systems - August 28, 2014

Interested in Developing a 650 kW+ Solar Project in Massachusetts? Think Again (Or Be Very Patient)

This week's announcement from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) may have taken some Massachusetts solar developers by surprise. Immediately following the announcement...

IP Focus: Think Twice Trolls: the Supreme Court makes it easier to obtain attorney’s fees for frivolous infringement suits

The number of lawsuits concerning patents continues to skyrocket.  A recent study by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP revealed that between the years 1991 and 2013 the number of patent-related...

UnThink Solar - August 27, 2014

Solar Fred Marketing Tip: Being a Tariff-Free Solar Panel Ain’t Enough

My, my, I’m getting all sorts of e-blasts and seeing ads from various solar companies telling me that they have tariff-free solar panels! Yay! …Or not. Yes, you have a temporary advantage...

Michael Kanellos - August 26, 2014

Six Reasons Solar Needs to Learn to Live with the Tariffs

The solar industry usually has great political instincts. It got President Bush to jumpstart the industry with federal incentives. In Georgia, solar advocates were able to form an unlikely...

REC Solar - August 26, 2014

What You Need to Know about Solar, Storage, and Microgrids

REC Solar recently participated in a webinar on Renewable Energy World that invited several experts to discuss the U.S. landscape for solar PV with microgrids, and energy storage. The...

EcoFasten Solar® - August 26, 2014

An Installers Guide to EcoFasten Solar Brackets

When I walked through the door on my first day at EcoFasten Solar, I was baffled by all of the products that were being put in front of me, with names I was sure I would never remember...

Lumos Solar - August 26, 2014

Portland Walmart features LSX for a custom solar canopy

A custom LSX solar canopy shows off Portland Walmart’s commitment to the environment     August 26, 2014 – In addition to operating at an everyday low cost, Walmart’s strategy includes...

Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. - August 25, 2014

[Podcast] Considerations for Landfill Solar Projects

Podcast originally published via Solar Power World HERE Installing solar on landfills is a growing trend. What better way to re-purpose all that available space, right? Solar can be...

Blue Oak Energy, Inc. - August 25, 2014

Utility Scale Solar Cost Savings via Pile Embedment Depth Evaluation

 Pile Driving, Uplift and Lateral Load Testing, Pile Removal, and Pile Disposal   Providing optimized utility scale solar engineering designs almost always involves performing an actual...

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