Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

Benjamin Falber - October 10, 2014

Will an Energy Proposal in New York Institutionalize Power Monopolies?

Co-written with Natara Feller. On August 22, the New York Public Service Commission (NY PSC) issued a proposed rule on the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative and comments...

Emily Hois - October 10, 2014

Net-Zero Neighborhoods Gaining Traction

The largest net-zero neighborhood in North America will be constructed more than a mile above sea level. All 308 houses in the Geos Neighborhood in Arvada, Colo. will harness sunlight...

John Farrell - October 09, 2014

Local, Lower Prices, 33 Percent Renewable — Sonoma Clean (Community) Power Has Launched

Starting this May, 20,000 Sonoma County, CA, electricity customers are getting renewable power at a lower cost than from their previous electric utility, Pacific Gas & Electric. The...

UnThink Solar - October 08, 2014

Are You a Mac or a PC? Are You a Solar Person or a Utility Person? It’s the Same Question

Most of us probably remember the “Get a Mac” campaign from about 10 years ago. It wasn’t about Macs or PCs, or which are better. That’s what it seems to be on the surface, but really...

Doug Young - October 08, 2014

New Financial, Project Woes for China Solar Sector

The solar power sector has become a highly volatile place these days, with company stocks rallying one week on upbeat news, only to tumble days later on more downbeat signals. Much...

REC Solar - October 07, 2014

Massachusetts Raises Solar Net Metering Cap for Businesses and Municipalities

The Red Sox may not win the Pennant again in 2014, but there’s still some good news if your business or municipality wants to install solar in Massachusetts: In a last-minute legislative...

Doug Young - October 06, 2014

China's Solar Industry Continues Rebound

Just months after tapping financial markets for nearly $250 million, solar panel maker Trina (NYSE: TSL) has just announced another plan to raise a similar amount as it tries to take...

Macky Han - October 06, 2014

3 Reasons Why Renewable Energy Is The Prudent Choice for Your Business

Renewable Energy is still something that many UK businesses dismiss as an issue that only really concerns domestic customers, but could this be a worrying misconception? Love Energy...

Jennifer Runyon - October 03, 2014

7 Renewable Energy Lessons from Germany

On the occasion of Germany’s re-unification day, I thought it would be fitting to review some of the lessons I learned from Germany about renewable energy on a recent trip to the country. ...

Michael Kanellos - October 02, 2014

Will Lithium Ion Work for Grid-Scale Storage?

Lithium batteries have revolutionized consumer electronics and made EVs a mainstream reality. But will they play a similar role in energy storage? That was one of the most prominent...

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