Renewable Energy Opinion & Commentary

Owen Reynolds - May 05, 2015

Why Fracking May Support Renewables

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is shunned by the environmentalists that laud renewable energy sources. However, by not supporting both initiatives, they may be working at cross...

Tom Konrad - May 04, 2015

Value Trapped: Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2015, April Update

My Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2015 model portfolio held on to first quarter gains in April, despite a 29 percent fall for one of the stocks. (For details on that decline, see the Power...

Pierre Bull - May 04, 2015

First Lady Announces Solar Industry Plan to Hire 50,000 Military Veterans by 2020

I've written before about how the solar industry and the nation's veterans make a great team. That's why First Lady Michelle Obama's announcement last week that the solar industry has...

Marita Mirzatuny - May 01, 2015

Wind Energy: It’s What Texas Does Best, If State Leaders Will Let Us

The story of Texas wind energy is a success, but it's an odd history. In 1999, when Texas deregulated the energy market, a deal was struck to include a Renewable Portfolio Standard...

Baiju Vasani - April 30, 2015

International Remedies for Foreign Investors in Europe's Renewable Energy Sector

International investors who have suffered losses in the renewable energy sectors in Spain, the Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria, among others, may be entitled to...

Dick Munson - April 29, 2015

A Two-in-One Energy Solution: Capturing Waste Heat for Electricity

In Dublin, Ohio, the Community Recreation Center decided to reduce its energy waste. Rather than rely on an electric utility to burn more coal or natural gas to provide electricity,...

Roland Hwang - April 28, 2015

New National Research Council Study Delivers Roadmap to Put Electric Cars into Fast Lane

Our country faces the important challenges of overcoming our oil dependency and cutting carbon pollution. Fortunately, as confirmed by a new National Research Council (of the National...

Listen Up: Paperwork Makes Solar Much More Expensive

Eight years ago I was puzzled as to why residential solar installations were $2.50/watt cheaper in Germany compared to the U.S. Perfect excuse for a road trip — so after meetings with...

Travis Lowder - April 24, 2015

Residential Solar and Uniform Commercial Code: A Primer on Solar-Financiers’ Rights in a Foreclosure

U.S. residential solar PV has been growing at a breakneck pace. Annual installations have increased nearly five-fold in the past five years and, in 2014, surpassed annual commercial...

- April 24, 2015

Egypt’s Renewable FiT Program Gains Traction

The Government of Egypt has said that it must invest US$12 billion in the electricity sector over the next five years in order to meet that country’s urgent electricity demands — and...

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