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"Lower Cost Solar" a Utility-Scale Fig Leaf for an Outdated Monopoly Model

John Farrell In his Sunday Wall Street Journal commentary on May 17, Brian Potts suggests that cost is the bottom line in the electric customer shift to solar, and that rooftop solar costs too much. B...

From the mouths of journalists: Successfully pitching your solar story to the media

Lia V There’s no better way to learn to communicate with the media, than from the reporters themselves. On Sept. 30, CivicAction and Emerging Leaders Network hosted well-attended panel d...

Required Reading, book reviews for the solar crowd - "Solar" by Ian McEwan

Lia V Book reviewed: Solar by Ian McEwan. Rating: Two out of four stars. Fellow bookworms will understand, that sense of urgent hope you feel when you think you’ve found ...

Fronius USA Starts Manufacturing in the United States

Tiffany Bley Fronius USA starts manufacturing the Fronius Primo solar inverters in the United States to serve the high product demand and show its commitment to the market.   Portage, IN ...

Solar Power Grid Parity Coming Faster Than Expected

John Farrell Back in 2012, ILSR released a pair of reports on the solar Rooftop Revolution, noting that one-third of Americans would live in a metropolitan area where the cost of solar energy from the...

Solarites or Solar-lites? The Revolution from A to Z

William Hirshman May 22, 2015 PV and ME presents the results of the first annual — and grossly incomplete — ABC’s of great and not-so great Solar Revolutionaries. Solar Revolutionary RankingLow...

U.S. Solar Manufacturing Growth Continues as Market Expands

May 22, 2015 The U.S. has become the third largest solar market in the world, with a solar demand supporting over 173,000 jobs. In the solar manufacturing sector there are 29,000 jobs at ove... GreenLancer

GreenLancer Appears in Energy Gang Podcast

May 22, 2015 Does the US solar industry need the Federal Tax Credit? If it expires and isn’t renewed, what will solar installation contractors do to reduce costs? GreenLancer was mentioned on Gr... GreenLancer

Understanding Solar Financing: Myths vs. Facts

May 22, 2015 Post originally appeared on the GreenLancer Blog by Ardelia Lee Choosing to go solar is a big decision. It can save you money, and it’s great for the environment. On the other hand... GreenLancer

Before Going Solar: Five Tips for Surviving Your HOA

May 22, 2015 Homeowners Associations (HOAs) are an inevitable part of living in planned neighborhoods. They generally exist to protect property value and ensure that neighborhoods look nice. However, ... GreenLancer


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Renewables and Mining Summit and Exhibition

African mining leaders are seriously exploring new energy solutions to s...

JuiceBox Energy Certified Installer Class

JuiceBox Energy is reapidly building out its national certified installe...

EU PVSEC 2015 (European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition)

The EU PVSEC is the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic re...


GreenLancer Appears in Energy Gang Podcast

Does the US solar industry need the Federal Tax Credit? If it expires an...

No Player Too Small

Salespeople often complain about not being able to connect with higher-l...

Why the Feasibility Study is Your Secret Weapon for Closing A Solar...

Solar, like many industries, is competitive by nature. Installers who wa...


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