Renewable Energy Opinion & Commentary

Tom Konrad - June 09, 2014

Ten Clean Energy Stocks for 2014: June Update

While the major market indexes were hitting new highs in May, small capitalization stocks and clean energy stocks (most of which are small cap) continued to lag. The broad market benchmark...

Mark Cooper - June 06, 2014

Old Reactors v. New Renewables: The First Nuclear War of the 21st Century

Within the past year, a bevy of independent, financial analysts (Lazard, Citi, Credit Suisse, McKinsey and Company, Sanford Bernstein, Morningstar) have heralded an economic revolution...

Elliott Negin - June 05, 2014

Nuclear Giant Exelon Blasts Wind Energy

Corporate executives often tout the benefits of competition in a free-market economic system, but it's striking just how much large corporations don't like it. In fact, some companies...

Kat Friedrich - June 04, 2014

Solar Crowdfunding Promises Growth but Requires Careful Management

Crowdfunding solar power allows companies to diversify and expand their capital sources but requires careful risk management, according to a panel called "Crowdfunding for Renewable...

Elliott Negin - June 03, 2014

Nuclear Giant Exelon Launches Front Group to Cover Its Assets, Undermine Renewable Energy?

Nuclear power, which accounts for 19 percent of the nation's electricity generation, is facing some serious challenges. Not only did its hoped-for renaissance fizzle out, four reactors...

Mahesh Bhave - June 02, 2014

Microgrids Create Municipalization Benefits

Electric utilities seeking the renewal of their franchises, and politicians seeking municipalization, both ignore the transformative possibilities of the microgrid. Microgrids represent...

Tony Clifford - May 30, 2014

US-China Trade Dispute Disrupts Solar Success

Next week, the International Trade Commission (ITC) plans to announce its initial decision regarding the expansion of the trade restrictions on imported Chinese, Taiwanese and other...

Scott Sklar - May 30, 2014

The Dos and Don'ts of Government Renewable Energy Projects

With billions of dollars of prospective markets for renewable energy and energy efficiency in the federal government sector, I am astonished at how uncoordinated companies are in this...

Listen Up: How Often Should I Clean My Solar Panels?

When someone gets a new rooftop solar installation, the second question they always ask is "how often do I need to clean my solar panels." We'll answer that question on today's show...

Amanda Maxwell - May 29, 2014

Chile's New Energy Agenda Lays the Foundation for Sustainable Growth

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet released a new Energy Agenda on May 15th, which her administration will use as the foundation for a national energy policy. The much-anticipated...

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