Renewable Energy Featured Blogs

UnThink Solar - February 12, 2014

5 Common Mistakes That Solar Companies Make on Twitter

Recently, I saw several common Twitter mistakes made by a few solar companies, and I thought these mistakes would be good information to share here using examples from @SolarWidgets,...

Doug Young - February 12, 2014

Canadian Solar Joins Fund-raising Club

Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ) was one of the best performers of China’s rebounding solar sector last year, and now it’s testing investor appetite for its comeback story with a plan...

Doug Young - February 11, 2014

End Draws Near for Suntech, Shareholders

The month of February could mark the final sunset for solar panel maker Suntech (OTC: STPFQ), with 2 major events on the calendar that look like the swansong for this former solar energy...

Jennifer Runyon - February 10, 2014

Can We Achieve A Smoother and More Secure Grid with Energy Storage?

At RenewableEnergyWorld.com, we’ve had our eye on energy storage for some time. For years we told you that if the industry could solve the energy storage problem, it would unlock gigawatts...

Meg Cichon - February 10, 2014

Help Them Help You: IKEA to Donate Solar Lighting to Refugees with Each LED Bulb Purchase

For the 10.5 million refugees around the globe, much of their lives are spent in the dark. This presents a major threat to refugees (half of which are children), and makes daily survival...

James Montgomery - February 10, 2014

Goin' Fishing: Two Crowdfunding Campaigns for Ocean Energy

We don't get to cover ocean/tidal energy as often as some of our other renewable energy topics, so imagine our surprise when we got word of not one but two updates this week -- and...

Karen Crofton - February 07, 2014

Creating Climate Wealth: The Road to Renewable Energy Islands

Last year more than 25 million tourists visited the Caribbean’s islands, drawn in part to the region’s sandy beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Though many consider it a tropical paradise,...

Jane Weissman - February 06, 2014

But What Does It Mean? The Need for Renewable Workforce Standards

When you start a presentation or a report with terms that mean different things to different people, chances are you're not going to be successful in getting your point across.  While...

Sol Systems - February 06, 2014

Is the Pennsylvania Solar Market on the Rebound?

Pennsylvania has long been a model of a solar renewable energy credit (SREC) market gone wrong. The market was (and still is) four times oversupplied, and SREC prices fell to $20 in...

Laurel Passera - February 05, 2014

Shared Solar Financing Goes Local

The sizable up-front cost of solar has long been a challenging hurdle.  So has rooftop siting — roofs are often shaded, in the wrong orientation, not owned by the people who live there,...

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