Vince Font's Articles

- November 27, 2012

SolarReserve Gets Approval for 150-MW CSP Plant in Maricopa County, AZ

Relying on the sun to produce energy always leads to the question: what happens when's the sun's not shining? Can the energy produced be stored? The good news is, companies like California-based...

- November 22, 2012

Scotland Schools the States on Offshore Wind Initiatives

While the United States is busy charging headlong towards a fiscal cliff and the likely expiration of the wind energy Production Tax Credit, the country of Scotland is busy showing...

- November 21, 2012

U.S. Army Housing to Get Solar Panel Makeover Courtesy Project SolarStrong

Having the stated objective of achieving 25 percent reliance on renewable energy by the year 2025, the Department of Defense is already off and running in pursuit of that goal. Thanks...

- November 16, 2012

Financial Green Lights Signal Upswing in Global Solar PV Development

The outlook is bright for the future of solar projects worldwide, as evidenced by the news rolling in from a handful of global initiatives that are proving solar's not just a way to...

- November 13, 2012

Governors Urge Congress to Renew Wind Energy Production Tax Credit

With the expiration of the wind energy Production Tax Credit looming and the clock ticking rapidly away to the end of 2012, a bipartisan group of U.S. governors is urging Congress to...

- November 07, 2012

Renewable Energy Industry Weighs In On Obama Victory

With the 2012 election over and President Barack Obama's re-election secured, U.S.-based renewable energy producers are already looking ahead to what they expect will be four more years...

- November 02, 2012

Solar Industry Grows 13.2 Percent, Adds 13K Jobs

News of job growth is always a good thing. But when that news just so happens to apply to a segment as beset with challenges as the solar industry, it crosses the line from good to...

- October 30, 2012

Abound Solar Under Criminal Investigation by Colorado DA

In a re-election bid mired with questions about Benghazi, President Barack Obama can now officially add another hot-button issue to his plate: the recent bankruptcy of solar company...

- October 29, 2012

China Development Bank Gives Sky Solar $1.6B Loan for Downstream Development

The China Development Bank (CDB), largely considered to be the main engine behind the Chinese government's economic development policies, has issued solar project developer Sky Solar...

- October 29, 2012

The WTO vs. Ontario: Addressing the Bigger Picture of Trade and Renewable Energy

In a move that will likely set a worldwide precedent barring governments from imposing local content requirements to their feed-in tariff programs, a forthcoming World Trade Organization...

Vince Font

Vince Font

Vince Font is a professional freelance writer specializing in the fields of renewable energy, high tech, travel, and entertainment. Read his blog at www.vincefont.com or follow him on Twitter @vincefont.

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