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Doug Young - April 24, 2014

Tesla Makes Smooth Drive Into China

I have to give my congratulations to new energy car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) for creating the kind of buzz and excitement this week that only names like Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and smartphone...

REC Solar - April 23, 2014

Three New Finance Models for Non-Profits to Go Solar

  There have generally been two main financial challenges for non-profits interested in going solar. First is the lack of funds or credit availability for purchasing a solar system....

Sol Systems - April 23, 2014

Financing Lessons Residential Solar Can Teach the Commercial and Industrial Sector

As new and old solar investors seek investment opportunities in distributed generation (DG) solar, there are a number of parallels that can be drawn between the residential and commercial...

Rhone Resch - April 22, 2014

The Climate Group, SEIA Launch Plan to Help Reduce Pollution

In 1970, the first Earth Day was held to demonstrate broad global support for environmental protection.  At the time, the world’s population stood at 3.63 billion. Today, that number...

John Farrell - April 22, 2014

The Opportunity to Overturn Three Costly Values in Our Energy System

Earlier this year I worked as an election judge for the city of Minneapolis.  It was the city’s second experience with ranked choice voting, a system where instead of voting for a single...

UnThink Solar - April 18, 2014

10 Charts that Reveal the Potential ROI for Solar Blogging

I know I write a lot about how solar companies can blog effectively, but I still see few companies truly embracing blogging. Perhaps that’s because solar marketers want to show their...

Rhone Resch - April 17, 2014

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 - April 17, 2014

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 - April 17, 2014

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...

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