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K Kaufmann - November 18, 2014

The 51st State Forum Is Now Open — Share Your Ideal Energy Market

Innovators are, almost by nature, impatient people. What’s here and now is never good enough; they must tinker with it, always looking ahead to how they would do it differently or better. ...

Zachary Shahan - November 17, 2014

Europe Still #1 in Relative Solar Energy Production

A new report from the IEA has several interesting charts on solar PV power. Each of the charts is worth a gander, but there's one that stands out in particular to me, because it shows...

Rhone Resch - November 13, 2014

Solar Energy Can Be a Game Changer for US States

With the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) annual meeting kicking off on Saturday, I wanted to take a moment to welcome the commissioners to San Francisco...

UnThink Solar - November 12, 2014

How to Promote Solar — And Help Repeal Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Parody

Everyone loves a good laugh, especially when it’s directed at PR spin-meisters like the fossil fuel industries, which continue to greenwash their way to getting $5.1 billion per year...

John Farrell - November 11, 2014

Moving Beyond Utility 2.0, To Energy Democracy

The transformation taking place in the electricity system is enormous, and the prescribed solution — a version 2.0 electric utility — offers a way for utilities to  remain financially...

Doug Young - November 10, 2014

GCL-Poly Mops Up China's Chaori Solar Mess

The latest deal involving an insolvent solar panel maker is seeing a group led by GCL-Poly Energy (HKEx: 3800) take control of bankrupt Chaori Solar, in a takeover that looks slightly...

UnThink Solar - November 06, 2014

Top 5 Ways Solar Companies Benefit from The Solar Foundation’s Jobs Census

Before I answer the title of this post, a brief reality check: Nobody will benefit from The Solar Foundation’s annual job census until we all step up and finish funding its completion....

Jane Weissman - November 06, 2014

6 Renewable Energy Trends to Watch for in 2015

Fall is when IREC releases its annual report, Trends Shaping Our Clean Energy Future. These 35 pages are not just a litany of our activites but dig into deeper reasoning of what we've...

Emily Hois - November 06, 2014

Colorado Knows How to Maximize 300 Days of Sunshine

Denver residents are taking advantage of the city’s sunny days and mild temperatures — and turning the sunshine into solar energy. At the end of 2013, the Mile High City had a total...

John Farrell - November 05, 2014

Same Price, More Renewables: San Diego’s Fight for Community Controlled Energy

“San Diego and its community choice energy district would be able to offer a diverse energy mix with all of the solar, biodiesel, biogas, and energy storage resources that we have in...

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