Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

Rhone Resch - September 05, 2014

US Solar Industry Continues Rapid Growth

This was a huge week for fans of clean energy.  First, Telsa Motors announced that it would build a new factory in Nevada, employing 6,500 workers.  Then Senate Majority Leader Harry...

Mike Casey - September 04, 2014

Why Companies Should Mobilize the Renewable Energy Supply Chain

A big development in clean energy advocacy recently took place, and odds are you haven't heard about it.  Supply chain recruitment sounds dorky, but it’s one of the “killer apps” of...

Doug Young - September 03, 2014

Trina Thrives on Solar Financing

Investors were applauding a new announcement by Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL), after it disclosed a deal that would see it help to finance and build a massive solar power farm in southwest...

UnThink Solar - September 03, 2014

5 Lessons Solar Marketers Can Learn from the ALS Icebucket Challenge

I tried to avoid it, but after several call-outs by family and colleagues (and a quiet donation), I knew I had to finally respond to the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” when Henry Dziuba,...

John Farrell - September 03, 2014

A Rarely Tapped City Strategy for Boosting Local Renewable Energy

Many cities served by private utilities think they have little capacity to encourage local renewable energy development.  But a largely untapped tool — utility franchise contracts —...

Doug Young - September 02, 2014

Tesla Charges China's EV Industry with Mobile Carrier Partnership

Despite disappointing progress in China’s plan to put hundreds of thousands of new energy vehicles on its roads by next year, American electric car maker Tesla has made remarkable progress...

Justin Dyke - August 29, 2014

SMA Sunny Bear Flash Dances the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from SolarEdge, SMA Sunny Bear took the donation drive to the next level by recreating the iconic water scene from the 1980’s move classic...

Michael Kanellos - August 28, 2014

The MIT Curse Strikes Again: Lilliputian Systems Files for Bankruptcy

I’ll be up front. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the finest universities in the world. Numerous graduates have made lasting contributions to science. And the closest...

Sol Systems - August 28, 2014

Interested in Developing a 650 kW+ Solar Project in Massachusetts? Think Again (Or Be Very Patient)

This week's announcement from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) may have taken some Massachusetts solar developers by surprise. Immediately following the announcement...

UnThink Solar - August 27, 2014

Solar Fred Marketing Tip: Being a Tariff-Free Solar Panel Ain’t Enough

My, my, I’m getting all sorts of e-blasts and seeing ads from various solar companies telling me that they have tariff-free solar panels! Yay! …Or not. Yes, you have a temporary advantage...

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