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Lee Peterson - August 07, 2014

The Battle Against Solar in the Sunshine State

It’s been said that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. However, when it comes to American public electric utilities, the recent past seems to get cloudy...

Mukesh Dulani - August 06, 2014

An Open Letter from SolarWorld to SEIA

I am writing to address troubling comments and positions that you and SEIA have made and taken in regard to the anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases which SolarWorld has filed...

UnThink Solar - August 06, 2014

The SfunCube Solar Incubator: Helping the Solar Industry Get Beyond “Start-up”

In one sense, every company in the solar industry is a “start-up.” Even if you’ve been in the solar business for a decade or more, the public and the press still commonly refer to solar...

Sharryn Dotson - August 05, 2014

Countdown Begins to Projects of the Year Deadline!

August 31 is the last day to apply for the Projects of the Year and Woman of the Year awards, which you can do by clicking here. The awards are given for Best Renewable Energy, Best...

John Farrell - August 05, 2014

Greening or Greenwashing? Illinois Cities’ Use of RECs Shows Challenges with Local Energy Choice

A recent report from the World Wildlife Fund (and others) touts how city energy aggregation is “unleashing” renewable energy in Illinois. Buying electricity on behalf of their residential...

Doug Young - August 01, 2014

New China Solar Storm Brewing in the EU

The war of words against Chinese solar panel makers is heating up from both sides of the Atlantic, with growing signs that Europe may reconsider anti-dumping duties as the U.S. moves...

Dillon Holmes - August 01, 2014

Arizona Public Service Performs 180, Decides to Install Rooftop Solar

Arizona Public Service (APS) decided this week that they would like to get into the rooftop solar business. I think they should too, but not like this. Their proposal is terrible for...

Leslie Blodgett - August 01, 2014

Geothermal Visual: Comparing the Geothermal Permitting Process to Other Technologies

The visual below, prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), shows the average length of time for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process for geothermal projects...

REC Solar - July 31, 2014

Beating the Heat: Hotel Reduces Cooling Costs by 44 Percent with New Solar Carport

  It’s hot in Bakersfield, California, especially during the summer months when temperatures regularly hit 110 degrees. But as The Hampton Inn & Suites Bakersfield North-Airport is...

Sol Systems - July 30, 2014

Massachusetts SREC Clearinghouse Auction Underway — Here’s What You Need to Know

The Massachusetts solar renewable energy credit (SREC) market is undoubtedly one the most complex incentive programs. Among its complexities is the annual clearinghouse auction mechanism,...

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