Ucilia Wang's Articles

- May 26, 2014

Regarding the Grid and Solar PV, US Utilities Are Asking ‘What Would Germany Do?’

As the world's largest solar energy market, Germany sets an example for the do's and don'ts of integrating solar into its power supply. And it has indeed put in place policy and technology...

- July 25, 2013

The Rise of Solar Warranty Management Plans for Homeowners?

Do consumers need to pay someone to manage their solar equipment warranties? The answer will determine whether there will be a growing market for warranty management plans, which are...

- July 12, 2013

Copper Matrix: A Push for Cheaper Solar Cells

Using copper instead of silver to create the electrical contact lines on solar panels is one of the in-vogue technologies these days, judging by a panel that devoted to commercializing...

- June 27, 2013

What Makes Solar Startups an Attractive Investment for Energy Companies?

Are utilities friends or foes when it comes to promoting solar energy generation?

- June 04, 2013

U.S. to Hold First Offshore Wind Farm Lease Auction

Off-shore wind energy generation isn't new in places like Europe, but it presents a new frontier in the United States. The U.S. Department of Interior announced Tuesday that it will...

- May 31, 2013

On the Waterfront: A Solar Pitch Session by DOE's SunShot and SfunCube

Is Oakland becoming the nexus of solar technology development? It would appear that way on Thursday as a solar incubator program co-hosted a meet and pitch for startups from the U.S....

- May 28, 2013

Wiser Capital Aims to Match Solar Project Developers with Building Owners and Investors

As solar energy becomes more widely accepted by a broader spectrum of investors, an increasing number of services also are cropping up to match money with projects. Wiser Capital is...

- May 16, 2013

SunPower To Launch Solar Leases Overseas

Distributed generation and international markets will be the twin focus for SunPower over the next few years as the company makes a big push for using its concentrating PV technology...

- May 07, 2013

A Marriage Proposal Between Solar Wafer Startup 1366 and Japan's Tokuyama

Silicon wafer startup 1366 Technologies said it's teaming up with big Japanese silicon producer Tokuyama for a research and development deal that should boost 1366's sales after it...

- April 29, 2013

Mosaic: Making Money from Solar and Beyond

What's not to like about Mosaic? The startup's lure lies in its melding of clean energy and crowdfunding, two concepts that easily trigger good vibes among the environmentally conscious...

Ucilia Wang

Ucilia Wang

Ucilia Wang is a California-based freelance journalist who writes about renewable energy. She previously was the associate editor at Greentech Media and a staff writer covering the semiconductor industry at Red Herring. In addition to Renewable...

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