Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

UnThink Solar - December 17, 2014

Solar Fred’s Solar Marketing Wishes for 2015: Market People, Not Solar

Yes, it’s that time of year when I send out my list of 2015 solar marketing wishes and hope that you all will grant them within your own efforts. (If you missed my previous years, check...

Laurel Passera - December 16, 2014

Spreading the Solar Cheer: Reaching Low-Income Customers

Heating and cooling are not “nice-to-haves” in most areas of the U.S. – they are a necessity. However, this basic need creates a disproportionate burden on low-income families. Statistics...

Benjamin Falber - December 16, 2014

Will States Take Over Demand Response Markets in the US?

How will demand response (DR) be compensated in wholesale energy markets under NY’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative in the wake of the DC Circuit Court’s decision vacating...

John Farrell - December 15, 2014

A $48 Billion Opportunity for US Electric Customers

Electricity customers in the U.S. got good news last week. A new report from Accenture highlighted a potential revenue loss for U.S. utilities of $48 billion per year by 2025 due to...

Zachary Shahan - December 14, 2014

IKEA To Start Selling Solar Panels In Switzerland

IKEA has been selling solar panels produced by Hanergy in the UK and the Netherlands. IKEA and Hanergy just announced that they are expanding this partnership into Switzerland. Today,...

John Farrell - December 12, 2014

This Week's Vote Secures Minneapolis' Title as Climate Champion

In August 2013, Minneapolis (MN) was in the news for considering a take-over of its energy utilities. Today, they're back in the news for supporting a first-in-the-nation clean energy...

Maria Blais Costello - December 12, 2014

Promoting a Plug-and-Play CHP Solution: NYSERDA’s CHP Acceleration Program

The NYSERDA CHP Acceleration Program is structured to drive market transformation by endorsing commercially available, pre-engineered/pre-packaged, modular combined-heat-and-power (CHP)...

Rhone Resch - December 10, 2014

U.S. Solar Installations Soar in Q3; Total Capacity Hits 17.5 GW

Any way you look at it, the sun continues to shine brightly on America’s solar energy industry. Maintaining its vibrant growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW) of solar...

UnThink Solar - December 10, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Winter Solar Marketing Info, Messaging, and Photos

Am I mistaken or is it actually winter? Because you wouldn’t know it judging from websites of solar companies. Seems like it’s summer 365 days of the year, and that’s a serious disconnect...

Michael Bishop - December 09, 2014

The Winning Solar Sales Tip from OnGrid’s SPI Contest Might Surprise You

As recently featured in Solar Fred’s blog, OnGrid asked SPI attendees who sell solar to share their best tips for “selling more solar to happier customers”. We then asked 500 PV professionals...

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