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Sky Stanfield - March 23, 2015

Building On a Strong Foundation: The Critical Need for Updated Interconnection Policies

Say you’re thinking about adding another story onto an old house. You probably wouldn’t want to start building without first having a structural engineer make some calculations to ensure...

Sky Stanfield - March 16, 2015

Technology Advancements Alone Won't Bring Energy Storage to Market – Regulatory Reform is Equally Important

If one takes a look at news articles regarding advancements in technology in almost any sector of the economy, a common theme emerges: perfecting the technology is merely the first...

Lewis Milford - March 13, 2015

Solar Plus Storage: What It Is, How It Works, and Why Your City Needs It

The emergence of solar power in the last decade has been impressive, with accelerating scale up and reduced costs. Following on that progress, a new combination of solar plus energy...

UnThink Solar - March 12, 2015

Is Solar Really Contagious or Is Persuasion Driving Neighborhood Solar Adoption?

A few months ago I wrote about the latest study that shows how residential solar sales are contagious. That is, if you make a solar sale in a neighborhood, it’s not long before more...

SteadyState Geothermal - March 12, 2015

Net Zero Energy Efficient Buildings and Geothermal Heat Pumps

As the U.S. market for green building design and construction evolves, we are hearing much more lately about net-zero buildings. Homes and commercial buildings that earn the net-zero...

Thomas Buonomo - March 03, 2015

To Shift Middle East Away from Nuclear Track, U.S. Should Invest in Solar Partnerships

The Middle East is on track toward a nuclear proliferation nightmare as Iranian officials have expressed their intent to vastly expand Iran’s domestic nuclear enrichment capacity by...

Tom DeRosa - February 11, 2015

Nuclear: Is It Clean and Green?

Nuclear energy has been, and still is, a vital part of the current U.S. energy picture. It has provided a steady baseload energy source for decades, and this may continue - it is projected...

Lewis Milford - February 02, 2015

Financing Community-Scale Resilient Power Projects by Bundling Loans

A new report by Clean Energy Group proposes bundling loans for resilient power projects, such as solar PV with battery storage, to get this clean energy market to scale. The report...

Ali Nourai - January 28, 2015

Distributed Bulk Storage: Is This the New Shape of the Grid?

Central versus distributed storage has been an ongoing debate. Each has its pros and cons. There are instances where the advantage of one over the other is obvious — such as central...

Salome Saliashvili - January 26, 2015

Renewables Innovation Stored Here — Handle With Care

“If you don't like what is being said, then change the conversation” — the writers of Mad Men could have been contemplating renewable energy PR. If someone argues that realizing deep...

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