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SunShot Beats Its Solar Cost Goal 3 Years Early

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Adam Johnston According to Greentech Media, SunShot has shattered its 2020 goal of reaching $1.00 per watt for utility-scale solar utility costs 3 years earlier. Founded back in 2011 when Stephen Chu was the US Department of Energy Secretary, the SunShot goal was to get utility-scale costs down to $1.00/watt. Initial projections had the cost […]

February 14th

3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]

February 12th

Solar Leaders In Universities, In The Air, & In The Solar Industry

A society-wide transition to clean energy requires action on many levels. Private consumers, commercial-level consumers, institutions, and government need to aid the transition. Additionally, of course, the production side of the industry has to continually advance the technologies and improve their competitiveness. An exciting story out of California combined with a worldwide journey above the clouds […]

June 17th

Top 10 Solar Power Companies, & Top 5, & Top 10 Again

When you ask who the top solar power companies are, you will probably want to distinguish between residential installers and solar panel manufacturers. Solar power generally is thought of as home solar power, though utilities and businesses also are investing in it. This article looks at the top residential solar contractors / residential solar installers as […]

May 18th

SunPower Unveils New Solar Products & Low-Key 2016 Guidance

Following in the wake of a respectable Q3 financial earnings report, US solar manufacturer SunPower has revealed a new line of solar panels and low-key financial guidance for 2016. SunPower announced its third quarter earnings late-October, revealing the continuing efforts of its new business focus, that of retaining assets rather than selling them. Specifically, SunPower […]

November 13th

SunPower Offers Integrated Solar Power Management System

The new SunPower Helix integrated solar power energy management system for commercial rooftops provides high-performance solar panels combined with mounting hardware and energy intelligence software. This plug and play system makes installation easier and faster. “Integral to each Helix component, from the solar cells to the energy management system, is SunPower’s 30 years of innovation and experience delivering […]

October 30th

SunPower Reports Strong Quarter, Despite Net Loss

US solar panel manufacturer SunPower revealed a strong Q3 despite a lack of revenue growth and a net loss. These may sound like contradictory statements, but SunPower is currently in the midst of moving towards a different financial model that focuses more on retaining assets rather than selling them — subsequently impacting the quarterly revenues […]

October 29th