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Skype Chat with Cisco DeVries, PACE Funding's Godfather

Philippe Hartley Cisco DeVries compares his envisioning of PACE financing in 2008 to the excitement of the first peanut butter sandwich:  the ingredients were all there, and he had&nbs...

There IS Commercial Solar Financing, If You Know Where To Look

July 6, 2015 If I have to hear one more “analyst” tell me the commercial solar sector is struggling, my head might explode. I’d single out the perpetrators of this myth, but that wou... Standard Solar Inc

Solar Overcapacity Remains in China as Yingli Turns to Crowdfunding Projects

Doug Young Two solar energy stories are showing how overcapacity continues to haunt the sector two years after it began to emerge from a major downturn. The first involves a desperate-looking fund-r...

Is Solar+Storage Worth it in Hawaii? Yes, and in California and Pennsylvania and Virginia…

Seth Mullendore July 1, 2015 The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recently enlisted Clean Power Research (CPR) to create a methodology for valuing customer-sited behind-the-meter solar+storage systems in th...

Solar Net Metering a Subsidy to Utilities?

John Farrell When Robert Nohavec of Park City, Utah; Jabbar Graham from Cherry Hill, New Jersey; and Don Born, of Waldoboro, Maine installed solar on their homes, they had something unexpected i...

A Solar Booking on Double Standard Airlines

William Hirshman PV and ME question #8: Do we really need so many trade fairs for solar? Imagine you are flying, comfy in a windowseat, looking down on the Earth. Magical. Dreamlike. Mind-blowing. Poetic...

5 Solar Fred Tips for Solar Industry Email Marketing, Regardless of Sector

Tor 'Solar Fred' Valenza June 25, 2015 Whatever solar sector you’re in, email marketing with relevant content marketing should be a key instrument in your marketing toolbox, and it’s not just me saying that, but ot...

Valuing Customer-Sited Solar and Storage: Is Adding Batteries Worth It?

Jason Keyes June 24, 2015 The concept of adding batteries alongside a utility customer’s solar array intrigues utility customers, solar developers and utility planners on several levels, but the underlying q...

A Public Rooftop Revolution in Pictures

John Farrell June 23, 2015 There are a lot of stories on residential rooftop solar but few if any on what cities are doing to make themselves energy self-reliant by using their own buildings and lands to generate p...

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for North Carolina Solar

Sky Stanfield The birthplace of flight, NASCAR and Michael Jordan is making history once again, this time as one of the leading solar markets in the country. Second, to be exact, in terms of total inst...

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