Steve Leone's Articles

- October 15, 2012

UPDATE: Western Solar Zones to Streamline Development on Public Lands

Update: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar officially announced last week that the Department of the Interior has designated 285,000 acres of public land for solar development on pre-sited...

- August 17, 2012

Report: Portrait of Clean Energy Jobs Amid Election-Year Landscape

Second quarter clean energy jobs estimates have been released, and some of the biggest gains are expected to come in swing states where energy promises to emerge as a central election...

- July 31, 2012

On the Edge of the Subsidy Cliff: Will the US PTC Expire?

Colorado Senator Mark Udall is persistent by nature. He's a mountain climber who has scaled some of the world's most daunting peaks, from Mount McKinley in Alaska to Mount Aconcagua...

- July 26, 2012

SolarWorld Among 20-Plus Manufacturers to File EU Complaint

A SolarWorld coalition of European-based manufacturers officially filed a trade complaint in Brussels late Wednesday, eliciting a strong response from leading Chinese manufacturers...

- July 25, 2012

Confusion Reigns As European Solar Trade Complaint Appears Imminent

After months of rumors and false starts, it appears that SolarWorld AG is on the cusp of filing a trade complaint with the European Union trade commission against Chinese solar cells...

- July 24, 2012

Landmark Manufacturing, Generation Solar Deal Struck in San Antonio

San Antonio's goal of becoming a renewable energy hub took a major step forward this week with the announcement that a $100 million manufacturing operation was moving into the city...

- July 20, 2012

Ex-First Solar Exec Takes Helm at Battery Start-Up

Dave Eaglesham was instrumental in the scale-up of First Solar, and he has now been tapped to lead Pellion Technologies, a startup with visions of supplanting the lithium-ion battery...

- July 19, 2012

Amonix Closes 150-MW Las Vegas HCPV Plant

Amonix, the clear market leader in installed high concentrating photovoltaics (HCPV), has shut down its North Las Vegas manufacturing operation a little more than a year after its much-hyped...

- July 16, 2012

Video: SolarBuzz Sees Strong Growth in China, Rest of Asia

China continues to dominate the solar landscape. Only now, they're looking to do so as a domestic market leader.

- July 09, 2012

Intersolar Day 1: The Need to Cut Capital Costs and Regain Stability

Tom Cheyney of Impress Labs spent little time stating the obvious — the solar industry has undergone a titanic shift in the past year. And the rest of the presenters who kicked off...

Steve Leone

Steve Leone

Steve Leone has been a journalist for more than 15 years and has worked for news organizations in Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Virginia and California.

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