Indian tribal lands, sports stadiums, nonprofits, and municipalities all have special features, and motivations, making them attractive for solar development. Experts at a PV America East explain how solar deals work in these "niche" areas.
Rhone Resch and Julia Hamm talk with Glenn Thayer about how utilities and solar need to speak the same language. They also touch on the solar industry's accelerating evolution; calculating the true market value for PPAs; and the future of incentives.
Solar on the Street asks PV America West exhibitors and attendees how the show is going for them.
Solar on the Street asks exhibitors their thoughts on the solar industry and job creation.
Solar on the Street asks exhibitors and attendees at PV America what brought them to the show this year.
Elizabeth B. Echols, Regional Administrator, Region IX of the U.S. SBA speaks at PV America West in San Jose about innovation, sustainability, economic development and job creation.
Bart Leusink, CEO of Renusol America, discusses the recent solar trade case ruling and the need for the U.S. to step up total system manufacturing.
Michael Hoch of Baker Electric and Tobin Booth of Blue Oak Energy discuss the 1.5-MW PV project installed at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center and the increasing military involvement in renewables.
John Smirnow of the Solar Energy Industries Association and Polly Shaw of Suntech talk with Jennifer Runyon at PV America about SEIA's new initiative that focuses on the importance of environmental and social responsibility for solar manufacturers.
Carrie Cullen Hitt, VP of State Affairs with SEIA explains to Meg Cichon the conflict between PV owners and utilities over net-metering. Utilities are questioning how useful the practice is for them. Hitt says it isn't a battle yet, but it could be.