Solar Energy Featured Blogs

John Farrell - September 29, 2014

Why Local Energy Ownership Matters

Solar and wind projects can mean big bucks for communities – but only if they keep them local! Why does ownership of renewable energy matter? Because the number of jobs and economic...

Emily Hois - September 29, 2014

The Untapped Potential of Solar Schools in Massachusetts

School districts across America are beginning to see the light, as they realize the potential of solar energy. From providing learning opportunities for students to safeguarding teachers’...

Matt Roberts - September 29, 2014

The Next 25: Energy Storage Crossing the Rubicon in Texas

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the forum for energy storage stakeholder engagement, and has been an active and tireless proponent for the advancement of the energy storage...

Victoria Ngare - September 27, 2014

Washington DC Releases Proposed Community Solar Regulations

On October 1st 2013, the D.C. legislature passed the Community Solar Renewables Energy Act (B20-007), making D.C. the tenth state to pass community solar legislation. However, the waiting...

John Farrell - September 25, 2014

Midwest Solar Market: Hot or Not?

As much as 67 gigawatts of distributed solar power could be installed in the Midwest at prices competitive with utility retail rates by 2022, without subsidies. It's enough solar to...

UnThink Solar - September 24, 2014

Odd Solar Fred Marketing Tip: Stop Marketing Your Solar Products and Services

Perhaps it's time we stopped marketing our solar products and services and instead started promoting our solar customers — and I'm not talking about testimonials. Let me explain. Often...

AJ Jenkins - September 24, 2014

PACE Financing Set to Expand Commercial Solar Market

In the United States, access to third-party financing has been a main driver in bringing solar projects of all sizes across the finish line. Availability of third-party power purchase...

Hal Harvey - September 23, 2014

NYC's Clean Energy Programs Take Center Stage

As Climate Week 2014 quickly approaches, all eyes are on New York City (NYC), the host of this year’s events. And given the recent release of New York’s progressive draft State Energy...

John Farrell - September 22, 2014

Solar Lease or Ownership? The Ultimate Solar Calculator "App" Helps You Choose

A few weeks ago I wrote about the potential comeback of solar ownership relative to leasing, as the cost of rooftop solar PV continues to fall and new financing options make ownership...

Doug Young - September 19, 2014

Canadian Solar Joins China Solar Financing Club

Canadian Solar has joined a growing field of Chinese solar panel makers entering the risky business of speculative development in China, with its launch of a new locally-based fund...

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