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UnThink Solar - March 19, 2015

What If Your Solar Company’s Design Engineers Could Be Known for This?

Solar power may be best known for powering rooftops and pole mounted arrays, but we’re starting to hear about some creative new applications. I’m not just talking about the solar planes, yachts, bike...

Emily Hois - March 18, 2015

Community Solar Helps Utilities Transition to a New Energy Future

A disruptive innovation is one that helps create a new market by improving a product in an unforeseen manner, thereby “disrupting” the existing market. Today’s disruptive technologies—from...

Doug Young - March 17, 2015

Trade Wars Push China Solar Offshore

As a settlement to avoid anti-dumping tariffs for Chinese solar panels exported to Europe showed signs of unraveling last week, a new report emerged that showed a more positive trend...

John Farrell - March 17, 2015

Small Solar Surging: 13 Percent of New US Power Plant Capacity in 2014

The growth of solar has continued at a furious pace, with a new record of 6.2 gigawatts installed in the United States in 2014. But the bigger tale may be the persistent growth of small-scale...

Nigel Morris - March 17, 2015

Dear Government of Australia: The Energy Prosperity Future Mega Super Plan

Dear Prime Minister Abbott, Is it okay I if call you Tony? Tony, mate, I was thinking about you this morning as I read the paper and since its been a while since I’ve written to you,...

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...

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