Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

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...

Sol Systems - June 20, 2014

Ohio's Renewable Portfolio Standard Freeze: How Will It Affect Solar?

With the signing of Senate Bill 310 (SB 310), Ohio has become the first state to “freeze” its Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the bill into law...

Laurie Reese - June 19, 2014

Energy Storage: A Different View from Germany

Germany leads the world in solar photovoltaic generation, so it would seem to follow that the country’s interest in energy storage would also be soaring. But when Ben Kaun, an expert...

John Farrell - June 16, 2014

How One Town Keeps Fighting for Control of Its Energy Future

How can a community take control of its energy future from a 100-year monopoly electric utility?  Citizens of Boulder, CO, are testing answers to that question, trying to discover how...

Abhishek Gupta - June 16, 2014

Solar Power’s Impact on Rural Exodus

Our biggest cities are facing increasing pressure on their infrastructure. Rural migration to urban locations has been a constant since the industrial revolution where the rural population...

GreenLancer.com - June 15, 2014

New EPA Rule Is Good Start, But Will Take Years to Create Change

Now that the air has cleared after a media blizzard about the significance of the proposed EPA ruling, let’s step back and take a look at what this really means. First, if you are in...

Doug Young - June 13, 2014

China Solar Update: EU Trade Dispute Brewing Again, New Storage Venture Forms

Let’s end the week with a couple of new energy developments, led by word that China and the European Union could be heading for a new showdown after the pair narrowly avoided a trade...

UnThink Solar - June 13, 2014

Solar “Freakin’” Roadways Reveals How the Solar Industry Has Failed to Inspire America

Ladies and gentlemen, the solar industry has failed to communicate, and there’s no better example of how we’ve failed than the “Solar Freakin Roadways” crowd-funding project that’s...

Emily Hois - June 12, 2014

Community Solar Complements Rooftop as Residential Market Booms

The first three months of 2014 marked the first quarter in recent U.S. history that more residential solar electric systems were installed than commercial solar arrays. GTM researchers,...

Benjamin Falber - June 11, 2014

Will REV Be New York’s Key to Implementing the EPA’s Carbon Reduction Plan?

Under President Obama and the EPA's new carbon reduction plan, which is the first ever national standard on carbon reductions, New York is now required to cut its carbon emissions by...

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