Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

Sky Stanfield - March 16, 2015

Technology Advancements Alone Won't Bring Energy Storage to Market – Regulatory Reform is Equally Important

If one takes a look at news articles regarding advancements in technology in almost any sector of the economy, a common theme emerges: perfecting the technology is merely the first...

Michael Kanellos - March 13, 2015

Rack-Zilla: GameChange Racking Cuts the Fat from Balance of Systems

From a casual glance, the racking systems from GameChange Racking might resemble the typical and somewhat unremarkable metal support structures used in solar systems all over the place....

Doug Young - March 13, 2015

EU-China Solar Settlement Unravels — Are Sanctions Coming?

What started as some quiet rumblings earlier this week is quickly brewing into a major storm, with word that a landmark settlement between the EU and China a year ago to resolve an...

Lewis Milford - March 13, 2015

Solar Plus Storage: What It Is, How It Works, and Why Your City Needs It

The emergence of solar power in the last decade has been impressive, with accelerating scale up and reduced costs. Following on that progress, a new combination of solar plus energy...

UnThink Solar - March 12, 2015

Is Solar Really Contagious or Is Persuasion Driving Neighborhood Solar Adoption?

A few months ago I wrote about the latest study that shows how residential solar sales are contagious. That is, if you make a solar sale in a neighborhood, it’s not long before more...

SteadyState Geothermal - March 12, 2015

Net Zero Energy Efficient Buildings and Geothermal Heat Pumps

As the U.S. market for green building design and construction evolves, we are hearing much more lately about net-zero buildings. Homes and commercial buildings that earn the net-zero...

Doug Young - March 11, 2015

EU Probes Chinese Solar Firms Over Settlement Breaches

After several months of relative quiet, Chinese solar panel makers are back in the headlines this week with another looming trade dispute in Europe. This particular story, and much...

John Farrell - March 10, 2015

Is Energy Efficiency the More Persistent Threat to Utilities?

While local renewable energy and energy efficiency are both proving to be near-existential threats to electric utilities in the early 21st century, the trends aren’t the same. The rapid...

Rhone Resch - March 10, 2015

U.S. Solar Energy Industry Achieves Record-Shattering Year

Today’s new economy is driven by industries that are characterized by cutting-edge technology and high growth. Sound familiar? Well, it should. Remarkably, America’s solar energy industry,...

Noah Horowitz - March 06, 2015

LED Outdoor Lighting: A $6 Billion Annual Savings Opportunity

Virtually overnight we are starting to see energy-saving LED lighting almost everywhere. Not only was last month's Super Bowl played under LED lights, the new flat panel TVs for watching...

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