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UnThink Solar - November 26, 2014

A 2014 Solar Industry Thanksgiving

There’s plenty to complain about in our solar world, but I’d like right now to take a few paragraphs to say what I’m personally thankful for in our solar industry. First, I’m thankful...

Sol Systems - November 25, 2014

What Game Theory Can Tell Us about Middle Market, Commercial and Industrial Solar

The decisions made along the path of solar project finance and development have major implications for the growth — or stagnation — of the commercial and industrial solar market.  How...

Michael Kanellos - November 25, 2014

A New Way To Finance Solar and Storage: The LOPPA

Solar and energy storage will increasingly be integrated together at commercial sites, homes and microgrids. But to be honest, they are an odd couple with very different personalities....

UnThink Solar - November 19, 2014

Solar Fred Marketing Tip: Clarity Trumps Everything, Even Brevity and Typos

According to a recent survey of consumers, clarity trumps everything when it comes to company communications, and that’s very important information for solar marketers. Take a look...

Rhone Resch - November 19, 2014

New Coalition Looks to Expand Massachusetts Solar Market

Under the leadership of Governor Deval Patrick, who leaves office in early January, Massachusetts has become a national leader in the deployment of solar energy. From about 3 megawatts...

Rhone Resch - November 13, 2014

Solar Energy Can Be a Game Changer for US States

With the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) annual meeting kicking off on Saturday, I wanted to take a moment to welcome the commissioners to San Francisco...

John Farrell - November 11, 2014

Moving Beyond Utility 2.0, To Energy Democracy

The transformation taking place in the electricity system is enormous, and the prescribed solution — a version 2.0 electric utility — offers a way for utilities to  remain financially...

Colin Murchie - November 04, 2014

Come On & Feel the Illi-noise: Why 2015 Will Be a Big Year for Illinois Solar

On September 29, the Illinois Power Agency released its draft 2015 Procurement Plan regarding renewable portfolio standard (RPS) compliance for the state’s two regulated utilities, ComEd and Ameren...

Sol Systems - November 03, 2014

Go Ahead, Wake the Sleeping Solar Giant

Despite a Slowdown, C&I Solar Remains Poised for Growth While residential solar installers battle for market share and yieldcos gobble up utility scale projects, the commercial and...

GreenLancer.com - October 24, 2014

Renewable Energy Contractors Benefit from PACE Financing

One third of all energy is wasted. Is PACE the solution? According to current energy data, commercial and industrial buildings use about 60 percent of the energy generated in the U.S....

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