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Chris Turek - February 20, 2015

Transitioning Military Personnel Get Training for the Solar Energy Workforce

OORAH! The room echoed with excitement from the 20 Marines and Sailors who were getting ready to embark on a multi-week intensive training program through a new technical solar training...

John Farrell - February 19, 2015

We Have “Value for Solar,” But Should We Use It?

Earlier this year, Minnesota became the first state to formalize dozens of studies by adopting a "value of solar" formula that would fundamentally change the relationship between solar...

Jack Dawson - February 19, 2015

Enjoy the Double Advantage of Energy Efficiency and Saving Resources

Global warming is a term that pervades all international forums ranging from economics, food security, and energy production to security. Such is the importance of this debate that...

Easing the Renewable Energy Transition

What a week for energy news! And right in the middle of it all is what we believe to be a landmark paper. In the event you didn't find time to take a look at it, here are the highlights....

Lewis Milford - February 17, 2015

A Call for Multi-State Collaboration on US Offshore Wind

The disappointing news that the Cape Wind project might never be built highlights a stark conclusion: U.S. offshore wind policy isn’t working. After nearly fifteen years of planning,...

UnThink Solar - February 17, 2015

Solar Fred’s Incomplete Guide to Solar Brand Mergers and Acquisitions

Recently, there have been several high profile solar mergers and acquisitions, and I’m positive there will be more. In fact, I’ve just completed my own M&A, and so I thought I’d share...

Andreas Karelas - February 16, 2015

Adding Investment to the Divestment Movement: Students Crowdfund Solar for Global Divestment Day

The first of February marked the beginning of a campaign on college campuses across the country to raise student awareness about solar energy, dubbed “Solar Education Week.” Six events...

Doug Young - February 16, 2015

Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker BYD Seeks Jump Start with Asset Sale

Struggling electric car maker BYD (HKEx: 1211; Shenzhen: 002594) is starting to look a bit desperate, announcing a major asset sale just days after it received approval for a stalled...

Doug Young - February 13, 2015

China Solar Finance Entices, Frustrates Plant Builders

Two solar energy news items are showing both the attraction and also the frustration that developers are feeling as they try to build new clean-energy power plants to help China wean...

Sarah Lozanova - February 12, 2015

A Glimpse Inside a Super Energy-Efficient Home

One year ago, my family joined Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Midcoast Maine and moved into a high performance house, with triple-pane windows and doors, large south-facing windows,...

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