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Rhone Resch - 1 hour ago

Building-Integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Proving Popular

For some parts of the United States, such as Upper Michigan, the winter of 2013-14 was the coldest in recorded history. In Marquette, for example, the average temperature was a tundra-like...

Doug Young - 1 hour ago

China Solar: New Yingli Fund Evokes Shades of Suntech Failings

I wrote earlier this week about troublesome signs for the solar panel sector’s fledgling recovery after a revenue warning from Trina (NYSE: TSL), and now we’re seeing another worrisome...

Andreas Karelas - 4 hours ago

Crowdfunding Solar with a Twist — A Revolving Fund to Serve Communities

  According to Bloomberg News last week, crowdfunding solar could become a $5 billion investment vehicle in the next 5 years. This exciting development will connect people who want...

Andrew Savage - April 16, 2014

How One State’s Net Metering Expansion Offers a Model to the Nation

While battles rage with utilities taking on both solar customers and businesses around the country, Vermont has quietly expanded its net metering program by nearly four-times without...

John Farrell - April 15, 2014

An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’

Two weeks ago, Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission ratified the first-ever statewide policy for setting a fair and transparent price on solar energy. This week, a coalition of companies...

Sol Systems - April 15, 2014

Massachusetts Finalizes SREC-II Program: Here's What You Can Expect

On April 11th, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced that they have now filed the final revisions for the SREC-II program with the Secretary of State’s office. ...

Doug Young - April 14, 2014

Trina Warning Foreshadows China's Solar Gloom

After watching their shares and prospects soar over the past year, solar stocks are suddenly hitting a cloudy patch as investors anxiously wait for most companies to return to the profit...

Emily Hois - April 14, 2014

Wisconsin Snaps Up Community Solar in Record Time

Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation’s leading community-owned solar developer, revealed today that two weeks after announcing the development of the Vernon Electric Community...

UnThink Solar - April 11, 2014

How Much Are Your Solar Facebook Fans Worth? Around $403 Each

According to a report conducted by non-solar marketing firm Syncapse, the average value of a Facebook Fan (“Like”) in 2013 was $174. Based on their methodology, the value is probably...

John Farrell - April 09, 2014

The Method and Meaning of Minnesota's New Value of Solar Policy

In March 2014, Minnesota became the first state to adopt a “value of solar” policy to set a fair, transparent price on solar energy. It may serve as a national precedent and fundamentally...

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