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- April 27, 2015

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...

- April 13, 2015

Listen Up: Can We Get To 100 Percent Renewables?

We've made great progress with renewable energy — but from an almost zero base we still have a long way to go. Fortunately, the path is clear. California is already over 12 percent...

- April 02, 2015

Listen Up Update: What Solar Panels Should I Buy?

Solar panels have been on the market in the U.S. for over 25 years. Without exception, all of the manufacturers of panels on the market today tout their reliability, quality and long...

- March 24, 2015

Listen Up: Finding an Experienced and Certified Solar Contractor

Every residential solar contractor's website talks about their experience, knowledge of rooftop solar products, and happy customers (full disclosure: including mine). Although many...

- February 26, 2015

Listen Up: Combining Solar and Storage for Commercial Buildings

Homes are billed for electricity based on the amount of energy they consume (measured in kwh). But commercial facilities often get an additional charge for the peak amount of power...

- February 17, 2015

Listen Up: Filing for Your Solar Investment Tax Credit

It's getting to be that time of the year again — tax time, that is. As all new rooftop solar homeowners should know who purchased a system in 2014, they are eligible for a Federal Investment...

- February 10, 2015

Listen Up: Primary Solar Market Research Insights

The worldwide demand for energy is almost inexhaustible. Couple that demand with the need for clean energy — especially energy we can afford — and the picture gets a lot more complicated....

- February 02, 2015

Listen Up: Ten Energy Saving Myths

With energy prices changing so quickly — and new technologies ramping up into the marketplace — the "conventional wisdom" about energy is often wrong. I've been as guilty as other people...

- January 29, 2015

Listen Up: Ten Predictions for Rooftop Solar in 2015

We're in the middle of winter. But pretty soon the rain will stop, the snow will melt, the home and garden shows will gear up and solar customers will start to plan their investments...

- January 09, 2015

Listen Up: Solar Racking for Large Ground Mounts

Utility scale solar has historically been the biggest market for solar power in the U.S. Currently, most of the largest plants are located in the southwest U.S. states where there is...

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As energy costs consume more and more of our hard-earned dollars, we as consumers really start to pay attention. But we don't have to resign ourselves to $5/gallon gas prices, $200/month electric bills and $500 heating bills. There are...

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