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.
February 21st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley 1 comment
A new bill filed in the California legislature would move the timetable forward for renewable energy forward by several years to 50% by 2025 and 100% by 2045. Both targets are among the most ambitious in the country.
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 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley 3 comments
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 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.
October 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Demand for the Tesla Powerwall has surged following a blackout on September 28 caused by freakishly high winds not, as suggested by Australia's prime minister, too much electricity from renewable power sources.
October 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
SolarCity has announced it will begin operations in South Carolina in October. Interested persons can find out more on the company website.
September 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
India is on pace to install nearly 5 gigawatts of new solar power this year. A new report urges farmers to use solar pumps to irrigate their fields.
August 24th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
European utility companies are forging alliances with solar panel manufacturers to sell integrated rooftop solar systems in Belgium and Switzerland.
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
November 19th, 2015 | by Jake Richardson
There seems to be a lot of confusion about how much a home solar power system costs in the year 2015.
January 27th, 2014 | by Zach
The price of solar power is much lower than people typically think. To help highlight that fact, Solar Love recently helped to
July 17th, 2013 | by Zach 1 comment
Reposted from Cost of Solar. (But not the entire article. Click that link to read everything below plus 3 more paragraphs
July 16th, 2013 | by Zach
Here’s another fun infographic Cost of Solar recently shared. This one’s on 5 big solar myths, and quick debunkings of
July 16th, 2013 | by Zach
Reposted from Cost of Solar: Are solar panels worth it in Hawaii? In all seriousness, we just showed yesterday (when looking
July 16th, 2013 | by Zach 1 comment
Reposted from Cost of Solar: As I noted on Monday, the cost of solar power is insanely lower than you
July 15th, 2013 | by Zach 2 comments
Reposted from Cost of Solar: Last week, we published an article showing why the cost of solar is probably 2–100