March 5th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Wanting to save the world is a laudable goal, but economics is where the case for solar power and other renewable energy is being won. BNEF says solar now cost less than any other source of electricity in 60 countries around the world.
December 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
BNEF says the cost of solar power in developing nations will be less than wind power soon and that more there will be more installed solar power in 2016 than wind power for the first time
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 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
October 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The latest poll from Pew Research Center shows 89% of all Americans strongly approve of the use of solar power to create electricity. 40% say they are considering a rooftop solar system for their own home.
October 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Economic theory says that once 15% of people adopt an innovation, it will quickly be accepted by 60% of people. 17% of Hawaiian homes have rooftop solar today. Does that mean explosive growth is right around the corner?
September 10th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
A new solar power fact sheet and report were recently published by the Mercom Capital Group, a cleantech communications and
August 28th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from the US Energy Information Administration show that renewable electricity generation is surpassing levels from previous years in every
August 25th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Originally published on CleanTechnica. Two new studies conducted by Berkeley Labs have concluded that the median installed price of solar
July 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley 8 comments
Consumer Reports says, “There has probably never been a better time to switch to solar.” That’s because the cost of
June 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A new report from IRENA released at InterSolar Europe this week projects the cost of solar power will continue to drop, fueling an increase in solar energy to as much as 13% of global energy needs by 2030.
June 7th, 2016 | by Zach 1 comment
Originally published on Cost of Solar. California is ground zero for solar energy in the United States. So, it seems
May 18th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
These top 10 lists are a little peculiar sometimes because one might conclude that they are objective. However, while they
May 18th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson
When you ask who the top solar power companies are, you will probably want to distinguish between residential installers and
March 20th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert
Originally published on CleanTechnica. Deployment of utility-scale PV power in the United States in recent years has been rapid and noteworthy. It
March 12th, 2016 | by Zach
As I wrote yesterday, Solar Love is partnering with CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, GridHub, and others to bring the first Cleantech
December 22nd, 2015 | by Jake Richardson
Sungrow is the largest inverter manufacturer in China and the company is now expanding into the solar power development business. An
December 18th, 2015 | by Cynthia 1 comment
An international network of scientists and parliamentarians, Energy Watch Group, is interested in better work from the IEA. The Energy Watch Group (EWG) wants higher-caliber