November 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Motley Fool suggests that traditional utility companies will come under increasing pressure from residential solar now that home energy storage products are entering the market at prices that home owners can afford.
November 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
If you check your calendar today, you might be excused if you thought today is April Fool’s Day after reading
November 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The world's largest solar panel project is located in Karmuthi, India. It consists of 2.5 million solar panels spread over 2,500 acres and generates 648 megawatts of electricity. It took just 8 months to build.
November 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The 2016 SEIA Solar Means Business report lists the top ten commercial solar power users. Combined, commercial solar accounts for over 1 gigawatt of electricity, enough to power nearly 193,000 homes.
November 27th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
A containerized PV solar system with energy storage in the form of lithium-ion batteries has been be installed at Liberty
November 26th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Kevala specialized in data collection that makes accurate grid maps available so solar developers can see where the least expensive and most efficient areas are to build solar power facilities.
November 24th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Oregon legislature is considering an extension of the state renewable energy tax credit for residential customers who install rooftop solar systems for 2 years. The current RETC is set to expire January 1, 2018.
November 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The island of Ta'u in American Samoa has shut down its diesel generators forever and replaces them with a solar power microgrid from Tesla and SolarCity,
November 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The government of Sweden has announced a new incentive program that will pay 60% of the cost of a residential battery storage system up to a maximum of $5,600. It runs until December 31,
November 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
SOMO Village, a 600,000 square foot commercial facility with 50 businesses and 1000 employees now has the largest solar and energy storage installation in Sonoma County, California. It will save the owner $1.8 million in utility charges over 10 years.
November 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Rocky Mountain Power in Utah is asking the PUC to slash the money it pays rooftop solar customers from 14 cents to 4 cents per kilowatt hour. Is that fair to people with rooftop solar systems?
November 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Zapotec Energy in Cambridge, Massachusetts is committed to showing homeowners and commercial customers how solar power can provide them with clean, renewable energy and save them money at the same time.
November 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The weasel worded solar power ballot question in Florida was defeated by voters, even though utilities and fossil fuel industries poured over $20 million into a campaign to defraud voters.
November 7th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. The prominent advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has given its recommendation to support Tesla’s $2.3
November 7th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Rocky Mountain Power in Utah tried a new approach to solar power earlier this year. It built a solar farm in a rural community, then sold subscriptions to local residents and businesses. The program sold out in just a few months.
November 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Living in a mobile home or manufactured home doesn't prevent people from enjoying clean, renewable solar power. Here are several ways to get in on solar using innovative strategies.
November 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Arcadia Power has a new program to help people who don't own their own home to arrange for clean renewable energy conveniently just by signing up.
November 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
There is a myth that the electrical grid will become unstable if it gets more than 15% of its power from renewable sources. Once upon a time, people thought the world was flat, too.