Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

UnThink Solar - July 07, 2014

6 Solar Fred Marketing Hopes for Manufacturers at Intersolar

This week is Intersolar North America in San Francisco, and while I haven’t gotten a preview of any solar company booths, here’s what I hope I’ll see: 1) I hope I’ll even see a booth....

Sol Systems - July 07, 2014

Beyond the Meter: Remote Solar on the Horizon?

A Less-Than-Totally-Addressable Market Commercial solar can be an extremely difficult, uphill sell. Not only must a salesperson overcome traditional customer barriers of ignorance,...

Doug Young - July 02, 2014

China Panel Makers Hire Private Association to Tackle Trade Wars

Chinese solar panel makers have taken an important step to solving their ongoing trade spat with the west by formally launching a private sector trade association to speak on their...

Alexander Richter - July 01, 2014

Excess Water from Iceland Geothermal Plant Source of Thriving Spa Business

“Why would you build a power plant so close to such a great spa facility?” This is frequently the first question people ask when visiting Iceland’s Blue Lagoon.  This is a valid question,...

John Farrell - June 30, 2014

Distributed Renewable Energy Under Fire

Adapt or Die read the title of the article suggesting that electric utilities must change their business to survive, or be buried under an onslaught of local renewable energy. But utilities...

UnThink Solar - June 27, 2014

Trust and Ratings Trump Price in Residential Solar Sales

At what price would you buy solar from this guy?   You probably wouldn’t. And that’s one reason why building trust and conveying quality can trump price, even in a highly price competitive...

Lowell Feld - June 26, 2014

Solar’s Key Challenge Today Is to “Truly Out-compete Traditional Energy”

David Briggs has long-standing experience in the solar industry, including three years at a cleantech communications firm and three years as Marketing Manager at microinverter manufacturer...

John Farrell - June 24, 2014

What Your City Can Do to Fight Climate Change

The Obama administration is pushing power plant regulations to reduce carbon emissions and most states have some sort of renewable energy policy. But there's plenty of opportunity left...

UnThink Solar - June 20, 2014

Solar Game of Thrones: Cue the Music

Summer is coming. And that means that season four of HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones has ended. Impatient to know what comes next, I’ve started reading the books, and as I'm reading,...

Andreas Karelas - June 20, 2014

The World Cup, Solar, and Optimism for the Future

With billions of viewers, the World Cup is the most-watched sporting event in the world. I always get excited at World Cup time, but this year I have more to be excited about than just...

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