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US Adds 266 Utility-Scale Solar Projects In 2013

US Adds 266 Utility-Scale Solar Projects In 2013

Jan 29, 2014 2:15 PM
The U.S. added 266 utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) ins ...
UC Merced to Add Solar Panels on Campus By April 2014

UC Merced to Add Solar Panels on Campus By April 2014

Jan 28, 2014 12:59 PM
In an effort to increase its use of renewable energy, the University of California, Merced ...
Hawaii Solar Installations Grow in 2013

Hawaii Solar Installations Grow in 2013

Jan 27, 2014 5:21 PM
Hawaii has seen an increase of solar photovoltaic installations over the past year, accord ...
East Hampton looking to add new solar system

East Hampton looking to add new solar system

Jan 23, 2014 1:44 PM
East Hampton, N.Y., will be increasing its use of solar energy after the East Hampton Town ...
Solar Options Available For Massachusetts Property Owners

Solar Options Available For Massachusetts Property Owners

Jan 22, 2014 4:38 PM
Massachusetts may increase its use of solar energy thanks to a new law and business model, ...
U.S. Solar Industry Improves in 2013

U.S. Solar Industry Improves in 2013

Jan 21, 2014 12:43 PM
The U.S. solar industry had a strong 2013, success that experts are hoping spills ove ...
California Solar Power Plant Switching To PV Technology

California Solar Power Plant Switching To PV Technology

Jan 16, 2014 12:59 PM
NextEra Energy Inc., a Florida-based energy provider received the approval from California ...
New York Expanding Current Solar Program

New York Expanding Current Solar Program

Jan 10, 2014 3:14 PM
The Big Apple is about to get a little greener as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in ...
California Doubles Solar Installations In 2013

California Doubles Solar Installations In 2013

Jan 8, 2014 6:20 PM
The U.S. solar industry has grown leaps and bounds over the past year and California has b ...
Massachusetts College Adding 9,000 Solar Panels

Massachusetts College Adding 9,000 Solar Panels

Jan 7, 2014 12:27 PM
A Massachusetts college is adding a new solar installation to its campus in 2014.The new 2 ...
Department Of Energy To Invest $13 Million In Solar Power Projects

Department Of Energy To Invest $13 Million In Solar Power Projects

Jan 2, 2014 4:32 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy is hoping to increase the awareness of solar energy by inves ...
New York Launching Major Solar Energy Project

New York Launching Major Solar Energy Project

Dec 19, 2013 4:19 PM
New York will be getting a little more eco-friendly because of a new solar initiative prog ...
Solar Homes In California A Hit With Homebuyers

Solar Homes In California A Hit With Homebuyers

Dec 17, 2013 4:30 PM
Homes in California that have solar panels have been found to be more attractive to homebu ...
2013: A Great Year For Solar

2013: A Great Year For Solar

Dec 13, 2013 3:18 PM
The Solar Energy Industries Association released its U.S. Solar Market Insight: 3rd Quarte ...
New York opens largest solar installation in the Bronx

New York opens largest solar installation in the Bronx

Dec 10, 2013 12:44 PM
In a statement released on Dec. 9, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said construction of th ...
Oakland synagogue powered by solar system

Oakland synagogue powered by solar system

Dec 6, 2013 5:09 PM
Non-profit group RE-volv raised $10,000 for a community solar energy project at the K ...
Super Bowl XLVIII to go green

Super Bowl XLVIII to go green

Dec 4, 2013 12:57 PM
After suffering a power outage at last year's game, the NFL is looking for new ways to ...
Pennsylvania looks to increase renewable energy production

Pennsylvania looks to increase renewable energy production

Dec 3, 2013 1:09 PM
On Nov. 12 Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery/Delaware, and state Rep ...
Google invests in new solar facilities in Arizona and California

Google invests in new solar facilities in Arizona and California

Nov 27, 2013 3:53 PM
Google and KKR & Co. have agreed to a $400 million deal to invest in six utility solar ...
Massachusetts town Melrose adds new PV system to local school

Massachusetts town Melrose adds new PV system to local school

Nov 27, 2013 1:39 PM
Melrose, Mass., is currently home to a new 301-kilowatt photovoltaic system. The new ...
Colorado organization call for more solar roof installations

Colorado organization call for more solar roof installations

Nov 27, 2013 1:15 PM
A coalition of 280 businesses that include farmers, ranchers and civic and environmental o ...
NYC to add largest solar power facility by 2016

NYC to add largest solar power facility by 2016

Nov 26, 2013 2:18 PM
New York will install its largest solar power facility on Staten Island by 2016.Freshkills ...
Hawaii in favor of more solar energy use

Hawaii in favor of more solar energy use

Nov 26, 2013 12:57 PM
Solar energy is getting a boost in support in Hawaii as voters oppose charging fees t ...
Rooftop solar panels could provide half of California with energy

Rooftop solar panels could provide half of California with energy

Nov 21, 2013 6:45 PM
A recent report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation said that placing solar panels on ...
Electricity produced from mirrors to double in 2013

Electricity produced from mirrors to double in 2013

Nov 19, 2013 6:16 PM
The amount of electricity produced from large arrays of mirrors is expected to double ...
Solar and the middle class

Solar and the middle class

Nov 18, 2013 2:21 PM
A new study by the Center for American Progress found that solar growth in the states with ...
NY's Green Bank to provide solar financing opportunities

NY's Green Bank to provide solar financing opportunities

Nov 15, 2013 12:08 PM
A new state program in New York has been instituted to address some of the financial barri ...
Hawaii solar project in the works

Hawaii solar project in the works

Nov 14, 2013 3:07 PM
According to a spokesman for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, a lease with the Department ...
Arizona Regulators Discuss Utility's Metering Proposal

Arizona Regulators Discuss Utility's Metering Proposal

Nov 13, 2013 5:37 PM
Utility regulators in Arizona began a two-day hearing Nov. 13 regarding a key state subsid ...
Report: 72.3 GW of solar PV capacity by 2020

Report: 72.3 GW of solar PV capacity by 2020

Nov 11, 2013 3:25 PM
By 2020, the solar photovoltaic market is expected to be cost competitive with retail elec ...
Progress in California solar

Progress in California solar

Nov 8, 2013 3:27 PM
California leads the nation in solar installations, with ambitious targets for the percent ...
NJ wastewater plant uses solar, biogas to produce 100 percent of its power

NJ wastewater plant uses solar, biogas to produce 100 percent of its power

Nov 7, 2013 5:18 PM
A wastewater treatment plant in northern New Jersey that features a solar power installati ...
Hawaii GreenSun Program Provides $2 Million in Solar Loans

Hawaii GreenSun Program Provides $2 Million in Solar Loans

Nov 6, 2013 4:46 PM
A solar financing program in Hawaii has reached a milestone: it issued $2 million worth of ...
New York Business Install Solar, Save on Energy Costs

New York Business Install Solar, Save on Energy Costs

Nov 5, 2013 4:01 PM
A New York business is now home to a new solar energy installation. DiCarolo Distribu ...
California solar: new installations, potential uses

California solar: new installations, potential uses

Nov 4, 2013 2:43 PM
As of Oct. 31[actual dates would probably be more useful for the reader], California offic ...
Researching Solar Panels and Snow

Researching Solar Panels and Snow

Nov 1, 2013 2:32 PM
As winter approaches, researchers at Michigan Technology University in Houghton, Mich., ha ...
Major Companies Enhance Commitment to Solar in 2013

Major Companies Enhance Commitment to Solar in 2013

Oct 31, 2013 3:59 PM
A growing number of major corporations with operations around the world are harnessing ene ...
California solar startups

California solar startups

Oct 30, 2013 12:45 PM
Of the 17 startups that received grant money from the U.S. Department of Energy for resear ...
US Department of Energy announces $60 million for solar power

US Department of Energy announces $60 million for solar power

Oct 28, 2013 4:51 PM
According to Electric Light & Power, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced $60 milli ...
NRDC Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar at Schools

NRDC Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar at Schools

Oct 24, 2013 11:56 AM
The National Resources Defense Council has started a new crowdfunding campaign that will h ...
Massachusetts solar projects

Massachusetts solar projects

Oct 23, 2013 5:19 PM
Massachusetts is a state with concrete goals around solar power installations and capacity ...
Massachusetts Utility Builds Third Solar Project at Former Landfill Site

Massachusetts Utility Builds Third Solar Project at Former Landfill Site

Oct 23, 2013 1:07 PM
A utility in western Massachusetts is continuing to expand its use of solar energy, bringi ...
Marion, Mass., Debates Future Solar Policy

Marion, Mass., Debates Future Solar Policy

Oct 21, 2013 5:12 PM
Marion, Mass., is a small town in Plymouth County, but city officials are considering pass ...
Middle Class Main Adopters of Solar in US

Middle Class Main Adopters of Solar in US

Oct 21, 2013 4:49 PM
The middle class is a major supporter of solar energy in the United States, according to a ...
Colorado Solar Market Made Significant Contributions to State's Economy

Colorado Solar Market Made Significant Contributions to State's Economy

Oct 18, 2013 3:39 PM
The solar industry in Colorado has contributed $1.42 billion for the state's economy i ...
Q3 2013 utility-scale solar facts roundup

Q3 2013 utility-scale solar facts roundup

Oct 18, 2013 11:52 AM
According to a report from SNL Energy, 2013 is "on track to be a banner year for ...
State of the solar industry in Hawaii

State of the solar industry in Hawaii

Oct 17, 2013 4:54 PM
Hawaiian Electric Co. has had difficulty contending with the growing amount of solar insta ...
Kauai Utility Increases Solar Capacity to Reach Renewable Energy Goals

Kauai Utility Increases Solar Capacity to Reach Renewable Energy Goals

Oct 15, 2013 6:08 PM
Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, the Hawaiian island power provider, will hold a ceremony ...
Mass. Governor Leads Trade Mission in Canada

Mass. Governor Leads Trade Mission in Canada

Oct 15, 2013 12:13 PM
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick recently took a trip to Canada to meet with business lead ...
Solar Energy in New Jersey

Solar Energy in New Jersey

Oct 14, 2013 4:08 PM
New Jersey's solar energy market continues to be in good health, according to The Reco ...
Solar energy in Massachusetts

Solar energy in Massachusetts

Oct 10, 2013 5:40 PM
According to Wicked Local Needham, solar energy has the potential to power one-fourth of N ...
California Schools Install Solar to Reduce Energy Use, Expenses

California Schools Install Solar to Reduce Energy Use, Expenses

Oct 10, 2013 3:01 PM
A number of school districts throughout California are installing solar panels on their bu ...
The potential of solar for heating and cooling

The potential of solar for heating and cooling

Oct 9, 2013 12:05 PM
According to Sustainable Business News, 44 percent of America's energy consumption com ...
Breckenridge home to first solar projects in Summit County, Colo.

Breckenridge home to first solar projects in Summit County, Colo.

Oct 8, 2013 1:24 PM
Breckenridge, Colo., is home to two new community-shared solar projects. The solar in ...
Universities and colleges add solar energy

Universities and colleges add solar energy

Oct 7, 2013 3:54 PM
Many colleges and universities have chosen to add solar power to their energy portfolios i ...
Ariz. power plant promises nighttime solar power

Ariz. power plant promises nighttime solar power

Oct 7, 2013 3:52 PM
A solar power plant that is testing its operations in Arizona prior to going into full pro ...
Massachusetts Churches Spread Benefits of Solar

Massachusetts Churches Spread Benefits of Solar

Oct 7, 2013 2:45 PM
A number of churches in Massachusetts have been installing solar panels on their roofs not ...
Maui County Installs Solar on 18 More Sites

Maui County Installs Solar on 18 More Sites

Oct 3, 2013 3:06 PM
Maui County in Hawaii is investing in solar technology on the Molokai and Maui islands to ...
Non-profit installs solar panels for low-income homeowners

Non-profit installs solar panels for low-income homeowners

Oct 2, 2013 3:37 PM
Grid Alternatives, a California-based non-profit organization, partners with volunteers to ...
Arizona Schools Turn to Solar to Lower Energy Bills, Teach Students New Technology

Arizona Schools Turn to Solar to Lower Energy Bills, Teach Students New Technology

Oct 2, 2013 3:04 PM
A number of Arizona schools have turned to solar power to significantly lower their energy ...
Home Builders Aid Rooftop Solar Adoption

Home Builders Aid Rooftop Solar Adoption

Oct 1, 2013 5:43 PM
With the housing market almost up to full speed, home builders have been getting back to w ...
New York to Reduce Cost of Solar

New York to Reduce Cost of Solar

Sep 30, 2013 4:12 PM
In an effort to install solar across the state by reducing soft costs and streamlining the ...
Massachusetts Concept Boosts Rooftop Solar

Massachusetts Concept Boosts Rooftop Solar

Sep 27, 2013 3:38 PM
Organizations and municipalities in Connecticut are utilizing a concept perfected in Massa ...
SEIA Solar Panel Trade Proposal Gets Mixed Review

SEIA Solar Panel Trade Proposal Gets Mixed Review

Sep 26, 2013 12:05 PM
The Solar Energy Industries Association has crafted a solution to the ongoing solar panel ...
Massachusetts Farms Get Solar Grant Money

Massachusetts Farms Get Solar Grant Money

Sep 25, 2013 1:49 PM
Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan awarded farms ...
Rooftop Solar Slated to Expand, Saving Utilities Money

Rooftop Solar Slated to Expand, Saving Utilities Money

Sep 24, 2013 5:12 PM
Even as residential solar power installations are on the rise, some utilities argue that h ...
Storage Gets Bright Outlook For Commercial Solar

Storage Gets Bright Outlook For Commercial Solar

Sep 20, 2013 3:59 PM
With solar installations becoming more efficient and cost-effective, some utilities are lo ...
New York Restores Rooftop Solar Program

New York Restores Rooftop Solar Program

Sep 19, 2013 2:56 PM
Aligning with its strong commitment to solar power, the state of New York is bringing one ...
With the Rise of Residential Solar, Utilities Are Divided

With the Rise of Residential Solar, Utilities Are Divided

Sep 18, 2013 4:24 PM
As some utilities remain on the fence about solar, and others are fighting against it, uti ...
California Legislation is a Slam Dunk for Solar Industry

California Legislation is a Slam Dunk for Solar Industry

Sep 17, 2013 4:21 PM
California Gov. Jerry Brown will have his work cut out for him as the Senate and the ...
Hawaii Utility Poised For Solar Power System Growth Amid New Regulation, Investment

Hawaii Utility Poised For Solar Power System Growth Amid New Regulation, Investment

Sep 16, 2013 5:53 PM
Even though Hawaii slipped nationally regarding its solar power generation capacity, a new ...
Colorado utility expands solar allocation amid public demand

Colorado utility expands solar allocation amid public demand

Sep 13, 2013 5:27 PM
After a winded public debate surrounding Xcel Energy, a utility in Colorado, net metering ...
Understanding the Causes of Potential Induced Degradation in Solar Panels

Understanding the Causes of Potential Induced Degradation in Solar Panels

Sep 12, 2013 5:59 PM
Potential Induced Degradation, or PID, was first discovered in the 1970s. Since the price ...
Commercial Solar in California, Arizona Posts Strong Performance, Experiments With New Technology

Commercial Solar in California, Arizona Posts Strong Performance, Experiments With New Technology

Sep 11, 2013 5:21 PM
Arizona's sunny disposition is leading to many grid-supply solar installations across ...
New Jersey Brownfield Slated for Major Commercial Solar Installation

New Jersey Brownfield Slated for Major Commercial Solar Installation

Sep 10, 2013 2:48 PM
As numerous sites are identified for solar use throughout New Jersey, the state is pr ...
Residential Solar Could Get Boost From Legislation, Leasing

Residential Solar Could Get Boost From Legislation, Leasing

Sep 9, 2013 2:29 PM
Rooftop solar around the country already benefits from robust solar leasing and net meteri ...
Expanding Commercial Solar Seeks Storage Options

Expanding Commercial Solar Seeks Storage Options

Sep 6, 2013 2:01 PM
With the rise and expansion of solar systems across the country, some municipalities seek ...
Walmart Expands Rooftop Solar Initiative at Stores Across Country, Arizona

Walmart Expands Rooftop Solar Initiative at Stores Across Country, Arizona

Sep 5, 2013 5:40 PM
As part of a worldwide effort, Walmart has begun to install solar on its buildings in Ariz ...
Massachusetts Looks to Underutilized Land to Install Solar

Massachusetts Looks to Underutilized Land to Install Solar

Sep 4, 2013 2:33 PM
As municipalities realize the benefits of solar power across the country, Massachusetts ha ...
Numerous Pennsylvania Companies, Communities Will Benefit From Rooftop Solar

Numerous Pennsylvania Companies, Communities Will Benefit From Rooftop Solar

Sep 3, 2013 3:02 PM
As the cost of solar continues to fall and communities across the nation install solar pan ...
New Jersey Utility, Western US Rely on Solar Cost Competitiveness

New Jersey Utility, Western US Rely on Solar Cost Competitiveness

Aug 27, 2013 2:08 PM
While influenced by the future cost of natural gas and other forms of energy, a new report ...
Solar Power Attractive in US

Solar Power Attractive in US

Aug 26, 2013 1:19 PM
While the last two years have seen dramatic increases in investment in solar power and oth ...
Has Solar Outgrown the SREC Program In the Northeast

Has Solar Outgrown the SREC Program In the Northeast

Aug 23, 2013 3:18 PM
Despite the robust pace of solar installations across the country, the Northeast  ...
Public Land Dedicated, Auctioned Off For Commercial Solar Development

Public Land Dedicated, Auctioned Off For Commercial Solar Development

Aug 22, 2013 12:12 PM
As the U.S. Department of the Interior identifies and sets aside public land primed to ins ...
The Price to Install Solar Is Expected to Drop

The Price to Install Solar Is Expected to Drop

Aug 21, 2013 3:46 PM
With profound solar projects in the works and expected to come online in the next three ye ...
Higher Education Quick to Install Solar Power Amid Energy Efficiency Lessons

Higher Education Quick to Install Solar Power Amid Energy Efficiency Lessons

Aug 20, 2013 2:58 PM
Empowered and inspired by the myriad benefits of solar power, universities and college cam ...
Landfills utilize solar panels, save money on electric bill

Landfills utilize solar panels, save money on electric bill

Aug 19, 2013 2:40 PM
New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island plan to benefit from landfill solar installations ...
California solar installation activity overshadowed by dwindling incentive programs

California solar installation activity overshadowed by dwindling incentive programs

Aug 16, 2013 3:36 PM
With more than 1,544 megawatts of solar systems installed as a result of the California So ...
Solar Garden Program Expands as Prices Drop

Solar Garden Program Expands as Prices Drop

Aug 15, 2013 12:07 PM
New data revealed Colorado is home to some of the nations lowest solar photovoltaic system ...
Prices of Commercial and Residential Solar PV Installations Drop

Prices of Commercial and Residential Solar PV Installations Drop

Aug 14, 2013 1:36 PM
Since 1998, the installed price of photovoltaic solar systems less than or equal to 10 kil ...
Commercial Solar In Massachusetts, New Jersey to Benefit from Financing

Commercial Solar In Massachusetts, New Jersey to Benefit from Financing

Aug 13, 2013 3:52 PM
As Massachusetts celebrates its five-year energy policy anniversary, one financial institu ...
In Push for California Solar Installation, Storage Can Close the Gap

In Push for California Solar Installation, Storage Can Close the Gap

Aug 12, 2013 4:21 PM
Home to one in eight Americans, California is looking to store up to 1.3 gigawatts of sola ...
GE Solar Plant Decision Reveals Resilient Demand For Energy Efficiency

GE Solar Plant Decision Reveals Resilient Demand For Energy Efficiency

Aug 9, 2013 4:40 PM
Despite General Electric's decision to reverse its plans to construct a $300 million s ...
The Best U.S. States to Install Rooftop Solar

The Best U.S. States to Install Rooftop Solar

Aug 8, 2013 5:46 PM
While numerous reports offer data on the nation's solar capacity growth and energy eff ...
Utilities Push For More Residential Solar

Utilities Push For More Residential Solar

Aug 7, 2013 2:21 PM
When taking into account the scientific and the economic benefits of rooftop solar, there ...
Prison, Aquarium Install Solar, Benefit Community

Prison, Aquarium Install Solar, Benefit Community

Aug 6, 2013 2:12 PM
The versatility of rooftop solar is evident in two recent installations that not only bene ...
Crayola's Push for Energy Efficiency Mimics the Nation

Crayola's Push for Energy Efficiency Mimics the Nation

Aug 5, 2013 5:07 PM
As Americans take up the challenge of building an energy infrastructure constructed of sus ...
Moderate Solar Power System Growth in New York in 2012

Moderate Solar Power System Growth in New York in 2012

Aug 2, 2013 5:27 PM
According to a recent report, New York is falling behind smaller states in the race to ins ...
Colorado Solar Installation Generates Numerous Benefits

Colorado Solar Installation Generates Numerous Benefits

Aug 1, 2013 4:09 PM
Ranking among the top 12 states in the U.S. in terms of total solar power generating capac ...
Pennsylvania Provides Solar PV Training, Rooftop Solar Installation

Pennsylvania Provides Solar PV Training, Rooftop Solar Installation

Jul 31, 2013 10:25 AM
As prices decline and more homeowners and businesses install solar panels, Pennsylvania ha ...
Massachusetts Celebrates Five Years of Solar

Massachusetts Celebrates Five Years of Solar

Jul 29, 2013 8:52 PM
When thinking of states that would lend themselves to solar, the sunny western states may ...
Xcel Energy Looking For Change In Colorado's Net Metering Program

Xcel Energy Looking For Change In Colorado's Net Metering Program

Jul 26, 2013 3:23 PM
Utility company Xcel Energy announced on July 24 that it will seek to continue its incenti ...
Hawaii Set To Install Solar On Military Bases, Rooftops

Hawaii Set To Install Solar On Military Bases, Rooftops

Jul 25, 2013 10:30 AM
A major third-party solar leasing company recently announced plans to expand its solar gen ...
Solar Crowdfunding Makes A Splash for California Solar Installers

Solar Crowdfunding Makes A Splash for California Solar Installers

Jul 23, 2013 3:40 PM
Despite the falling costs of solar panels, some innovative pioneers are using crowdfu ...
Learning From the Top Solar States

Learning From the Top Solar States

Jul 23, 2013 3:17 PM
On July 23, the Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center released a new repo ...
Solar Leads New Energy Installations For First Half of 2013

Solar Leads New Energy Installations For First Half of 2013

Jul 22, 2013 11:46 AM
The first half of 2013 saw a strong showing by renewable energy sources like solar. Combin ...
APS Offers New Plan For Arizona Solar Customers

APS Offers New Plan For Arizona Solar Customers

Jul 18, 2013 2:50 PM
A new plan was submitted to the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) to  ch ...
LIPA To Add 100MW of Solar Power To Long Island

LIPA To Add 100MW of Solar Power To Long Island

Jul 17, 2013 4:58 PM
The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is getting ready to bring another 100 megawatts of ...
Governor Cuomo Awards $54 Million to New York Solar Projects

Governor Cuomo Awards $54 Million to New York Solar Projects

Jul 16, 2013 4:44 PM
On July 9, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $54 million has been awarded to ...
Solar Installations In Pennsylvania Reduce Emissions, Save Money, Boost Energy Efficiency

Solar Installations In Pennsylvania Reduce Emissions, Save Money, Boost Energy Efficiency

Jul 15, 2013 4:33 PM
Multiple investments in commercial solar applications across Pennsylvania bring a number o ...
One Nascar Raceway Uses Solar In Race Toward Energy Efficiency

One Nascar Raceway Uses Solar In Race Toward Energy Efficiency

Jul 12, 2013 2:24 PM
A popular raceway in the Pocono region of Pennsylvania has significantly reduced its elect ...
Solar Incentives Initiative in California Set to Succeed Ahead of Schedule

Solar Incentives Initiative in California Set to Succeed Ahead of Schedule

Jul 11, 2013 5:14 PM
As a result of an aggressive incentives program initially offered in 2007, California has ...
Amid increased military use of solar energy, San Diego solar installation gets boost from grant

Amid increased military use of solar energy, San Diego solar installation gets boost from grant

Jul 10, 2013 1:27 PM
As part of a larger push by the Department of Defense to expand its use of solar power, a ...
A mix of residential solar and commercial solar in New Jersey bolsters industry

A mix of residential solar and commercial solar in New Jersey bolsters industry

Jul 9, 2013 3:36 PM
Resulting from an effective blend of aggressive solar policies and high electricity costs, ...
Energy Efficiency Convinces Hawaii to Adopt Solar

Energy Efficiency Convinces Hawaii to Adopt Solar

Jul 8, 2013 3:52 PM
With or without federal solar incentives, Hawaii is poised for significant solar industry ...
California Solar Installation Bill Would Open Renewable Energy to Millions of Residents

California Solar Installation Bill Would Open Renewable Energy to Millions of Residents

Jul 3, 2013 11:37 AM
If approved, a new bill would make solar power possible for many residents in California w ...
Colorado seeks dramatic increase in rooftop solar with new initiative

Colorado seeks dramatic increase in rooftop solar with new initiative

Jul 2, 2013 4:05 PM
Colorado solar installation will likely receive a boost from a new program designed to tak ...
Solar Incentives Available to Pennsylvania Residents, Small Businesses

Solar Incentives Available to Pennsylvania Residents, Small Businesses

Jul 1, 2013 11:21 AM
Legislators in Pennsylvania reminded residents and businesses looking to improve the energ ...
California Valley Solar Ranch Completed

California Valley Solar Ranch Completed

Jun 28, 2013 5:34 PM
A massive 250 megawatt solar project in souther California has been completed. The Ca ...
New Survey Shows California Latinos Support Rooftop Solar

New Survey Shows California Latinos Support Rooftop Solar

Jun 27, 2013 3:14 PM
Solar is the preferred energy source of choice for Latinos in California, according t ...
Other Kinds of Silicon Used In Commercial Solar Panels

Other Kinds of Silicon Used In Commercial Solar Panels

Jun 26, 2013 5:39 PM
Silicon, in its various formations, has been highly regarded for both its abundance and it ...
New Research Center, Federal Solar Incentives Poised For U.S. Growth

New Research Center, Federal Solar Incentives Poised For U.S. Growth

Jun 26, 2013 2:48 PM
Energy efficiency is clearly a top priority for the U.S. government as a new renewable res ...
Walgreens More Than Doubling Solar Installations

Walgreens More Than Doubling Solar Installations

Jun 25, 2013 4:11 PM
Walgreens is increasing its solar capacity. The drugstore chain has announced that is goin ...
New York Debuts Solar-Power Cellphone Charging Stations

New York Debuts Solar-Power Cellphone Charging Stations

Jun 24, 2013 2:41 PM
New York City is turning to solar to power cellphone chargers after Superstorm Sandy left ...
Back to Solar Panel Basics: Single Crystal Silicon

Back to Solar Panel Basics: Single Crystal Silicon

Jun 20, 2013 3:42 PM
While many realize that solar panels generate electricity or are aware of the cost of sola ...
Navajo Community Demanding Solar Power

Navajo Community Demanding Solar Power

Jun 19, 2013 5:31 PM
Members of the Navajo nation in Arizona are taking a stand and demanding the generators th ...
California Residential Solar Installed Without State Rebates

California Residential Solar Installed Without State Rebates

Jun 19, 2013 5:08 PM
The first quarter of 2013 was an undeniable success when it comes to solar energy. In Cali ...
Energy Secretary Backing Solar Energy

Energy Secretary Backing Solar Energy

Jun 19, 2013 11:25 AM
The new Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, is throwing his weight behind solar energy.Secr ...
Rooftop Solar Transforms Small Arizona Town

Rooftop Solar Transforms Small Arizona Town

Jun 18, 2013 3:03 PM
As a small town in Arizona experiences the benefits of solar power, the national program t ...
Home Solar Installations Are Easier Than Ever

Home Solar Installations Are Easier Than Ever

Jun 17, 2013 11:43 AM
Installing a rooftop solar system is becoming easier than ever for Americans across the co ...
Hawaii Discusses Benefits of Solar Power With Neighbors

Hawaii Discusses Benefits of Solar Power With Neighbors

Jun 14, 2013 11:38 AM
Due to high energy costs, Hawaii and many other island nations are prime environments for ...
California Breaks Another Solar Record

California Breaks Another Solar Record

Jun 13, 2013 10:50 AM
California set a new record when it comes to solar power generation. The state broke throu ...
Report: Best Quarter Ever for Residential Solar

Report: Best Quarter Ever for Residential Solar

Jun 12, 2013 10:43 AM
New data suggests robust growth in the solar industry despite fewer solar incentives,  ...
Solar Powered Cellphone Towers On The Rise

Solar Powered Cellphone Towers On The Rise

Jun 10, 2013 5:39 PM
Cellphone towers may be next on the list when it comes to converting to solar energy. ...
Report: Massachusetts scores big on solar jobs, electric bill

Report: Massachusetts scores big on solar jobs, electric bill

Jun 10, 2013 1:17 PM
With the recent release of a new clean jobs report, a number of colleges in Massachusetts ...
New York Solar Bill Close to Passing

New York Solar Bill Close to Passing

Jun 6, 2013 6:03 PM
New York. lawmakers are working hard to get a new solar bill passed through the state asse ...
Utility solar incentives surge demand in 2013

Utility solar incentives surge demand in 2013

Jun 6, 2013 2:20 PM
With friendly government and utility programs that incentivize solar installations, demand ...
Department of the Interior Announces New Solar Projects

Department of the Interior Announces New Solar Projects

Jun 5, 2013 2:16 PM
Three major renewable energy projects were announced on June 3 by Secretary of the Interio ...
New Jersey Solar Installation Gets Boost From Approved Energy Plan

New Jersey Solar Installation Gets Boost From Approved Energy Plan

Jun 4, 2013 11:15 AM
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities recently showed its continued support for solar p ...
Two More Communities Participate in Solarize Massachusetts

Two More Communities Participate in Solarize Massachusetts

Jun 3, 2013 2:21 PM
Almost 140 property owners in Williamstown and Lee, Mass., are ready to make the switch to ...
New Jersey Builds Solar Farms on Landfills, Brownfields

New Jersey Builds Solar Farms on Landfills, Brownfields

May 29, 2013 2:36 PM
A closed landfill in New Jersey has found a second life as the site of a new solar farm.Th ...
Riverside County Votes to Reduce Fees

Riverside County Votes to Reduce Fees

May 28, 2013 6:24 PM
Solar energy is becoming more affordable in Riverside County, Calif. The county's Boar ...
The Department of Energy invests in 'plug-and-play' solar technology

The Department of Energy invests in 'plug-and-play' solar technology

May 28, 2013 4:39 PM
Plug-and-play solar technology is the latest effort by SunShot to make solar more affordab ...
Quincy, Mass., Boasts Solar Systems for Business, High School

Quincy, Mass., Boasts Solar Systems for Business, High School

May 24, 2013 3:00 PM
Boston Scientific Corporation celebrated Earth Week 2013 in style. The medical device manu ...
University at Buffalo's Solar Strand hits milestone

University at Buffalo's Solar Strand hits milestone

May 24, 2013 1:46 PM
Just over a year ago, the University at Buffalo in New York installed an enormous system o ...
Central California Schools Introduce Solar Programs

Central California Schools Introduce Solar Programs

May 22, 2013 2:30 PM
Two school districts in central California are getting ready to launch solar programs. The ...
New Solar Gardens In Colorado

New Solar Gardens In Colorado

May 21, 2013 1:52 PM
Colorado has seen a number of solar gardens opened in the state since 2011.Venetucci Farm ...
Hawaiian Military Bases Installing Solar Panels

Hawaiian Military Bases Installing Solar Panels

May 20, 2013 3:44 PM
The residents of Ohana Military Communities (OMC) in Mililani, Hawaii, will soon receive p ...
Massachusetts Town Installs Solar Panel, Saves Residents Money

Massachusetts Town Installs Solar Panel, Saves Residents Money

May 16, 2013 5:55 PM
The town of Ludlow, Mass., has found a great new use for a capped landfill. The city ...
The U.S. Military is Going Solar

The U.S. Military is Going Solar

May 16, 2013 5:09 PM
A new report released on May 17 shows that the United States military is meeting ...
Large Solar Project Completed in Arizona

Large Solar Project Completed in Arizona

May 14, 2013 3:52 PM
A massive solar plant in Arizona was recently completed and a ceremony attended ...
State Governor Optimistic About Future of Solar

State Governor Optimistic About Future of Solar

May 13, 2013 12:23 PM
On May 2, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced that he predicts the state could so ...
Another California City Introduces Solar Energy Ordinance

Another California City Introduces Solar Energy Ordinance

May 13, 2013 11:36 AM
In March, city council officials in Lancaster, California, approved an initiative int ...
Massachusetts Resident Praises Solar Panels for Money Saved on Bills

Massachusetts Resident Praises Solar Panels for Money Saved on Bills

May 10, 2013 1:59 PM
Massachusetts resident Helen Palmer installed solar panels on the roof of her home la ...
The Concord Solar Challenge Off To A Great Start

The Concord Solar Challenge Off To A Great Start

May 9, 2013 3:40 PM
Concord, Massachusetts, is getting on track to make the switch to solar energy. The town i ...
New Jersey School Begins Using Solar Installation

New Jersey School Begins Using Solar Installation

May 8, 2013 1:45 PM
Students and school officials in Watchung, New Jersey, recently celebrated the completion ...
Advantages of Solar Energy Installations

Advantages of Solar Energy Installations

May 7, 2013 4:05 PM
Installing solar panels on the rooftop of a home or business will allow the building owner ...
New York Companies Reduce Energy Costs with Solar Installations

New York Companies Reduce Energy Costs with Solar Installations

May 6, 2013 5:19 PM
Solar energy installations have helped companies across the nation lower their energy bill ...
Schools on Both Coasts Moving Toward Solar Energy

Schools on Both Coasts Moving Toward Solar Energy

May 3, 2013 2:36 PM
A new solar project is in the works for a college preparatory school for boys in Exton, Pe ...
Massachusetts Surpasses Solar Installation Goal Four Years Early

Massachusetts Surpasses Solar Installation Goal Four Years Early

May 2, 2013 2:54 PM
Massachusetts officials recently announced the state passed the state's Governor Deval ...
Arlington Valley Solar Project Completes First Phase

Arlington Valley Solar Project Completes First Phase

May 2, 2013 11:11 AM
Arizona is adding to their already impressive fleet of solar-power plants this year. Upon ...
New Jersey Organization Provides Financial Support of Solar Projects

New Jersey Organization Provides Financial Support of Solar Projects

May 1, 2013 2:22 PM
New Jersey's Public Service Electric & Gas officials recently announced they ...
Prices of Solar Panels More Affordable than Before

Prices of Solar Panels More Affordable than Before

Apr 29, 2013 7:30 PM
Now is one of the best times to consider installing solar panels on a home, as the prices ...
Increase in Solar Energy Installations Results in Job Growth

Increase in Solar Energy Installations Results in Job Growth

Apr 24, 2013 3:45 PM
Within the past decade, solar energy advocates have been calling on government offici ...
Former Congressman Pushes for Solar Energy Advocacy

Former Congressman Pushes for Solar Energy Advocacy

Apr 23, 2013 1:10 PM
Over the past few years, Arizona has become known for being one of the most solar-friendly ...
New York Senator Co-Sponsors Solar Energy Bills

New York Senator Co-Sponsors Solar Energy Bills

Apr 22, 2013 2:35 PM
In honor of Earth Day, New York State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk co-sponsored a number of new ...
Arizona School District Celebrates Completion of Solar Energy Project

Arizona School District Celebrates Completion of Solar Energy Project

Apr 18, 2013 1:58 PM
On April 17, an Arizona-based school district announced the completion of a 1.6 megaw ...
California Solar Power Costs Continue to Decrease

California Solar Power Costs Continue to Decrease

Apr 17, 2013 2:19 PM
Solar costs have decreased dramatically in recent years, making photovoltaic installations ...
New York's Universities Push for Solar Technology

New York's Universities Push for Solar Technology

Apr 17, 2013 1:13 PM
Universities in New York are marching forward with research in the hopes of getting the al ...
Rooftop installations add significant solar capacity in US

Rooftop installations add significant solar capacity in US

Apr 15, 2013 5:32 PM
When discussing solar panels as energy solutions, are we thinking too big? True, many comp ...
Walgreens To Open 22 Solar-Powered Stores

Walgreens To Open 22 Solar-Powered Stores

Apr 12, 2013 5:55 PM
Walgreens, the largest drug retailer in the United States, is no stranger to solar-powered ...
New York Officials Introduce Massive Funding Initiative for Solar Programs

New York Officials Introduce Massive Funding Initiative for Solar Programs

Apr 12, 2013 1:01 PM
A 1.1 megawatt solar energy project in the South Bronx neighborhood of New York City& ...
Solar Energy Accounted for 100 Percent of New Electricity Generation in March

Solar Energy Accounted for 100 Percent of New Electricity Generation in March

Apr 12, 2013 11:57 AM
In the month of March, solar energy accounted for all new utility electricity generation c ...
Three Solar Projects Introduced in Massachusetts Community

Three Solar Projects Introduced in Massachusetts Community

Apr 11, 2013 4:16 PM
Officials in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, recently announced that there are three large-sca ...
Arizona Voters Supportive of Solar Energy, Poll Suggests

Arizona Voters Supportive of Solar Energy, Poll Suggests

Apr 10, 2013 4:37 PM
A new poll suggests that Arizona residents are extremely supportive of solar energy increa ...
Sports Stadiums Turning to Solar Energy

Sports Stadiums Turning to Solar Energy

Apr 9, 2013 5:52 PM
Sports stadiums across the country are turning to solar panels for their energy needs. Poc ...
San Diego State University Starts New Solar Park

San Diego State University Starts New Solar Park

Apr 9, 2013 1:20 PM
Exciting new developments are coming to light in the deserts of southern California as San ...
Massachusetts Resident Cuts Energy Costs With Solar Installation

Massachusetts Resident Cuts Energy Costs With Solar Installation

Apr 8, 2013 2:19 PM
Massachusetts residents are gaining interest in installing solar energy systems on their r ...
Massachusetts Company Installs 365 Kilowatt Solar Power System

Massachusetts Company Installs 365 Kilowatt Solar Power System

Apr 5, 2013 1:42 PM
A Massachusetts-based textile manufacturer recently installed a solar power system to gene ...
Solar Energy Becomes Even More Cost-Effective

Solar Energy Becomes Even More Cost-Effective

Apr 4, 2013 4:56 PM
As the demand for solar energy continues to increase, more consumers will be happy to know ...
New York Solar Program to Fund Major Projects

New York Solar Program to Fund Major Projects

Apr 3, 2013 2:34 PM
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority recently awarded its first ro ...
Two-thirds of Americans Want Stronger Focus on Solar Energy

Two-thirds of Americans Want Stronger Focus on Solar Energy

Apr 2, 2013 3:52 PM
The United States currently gets most of its energy from fossil fuels such as natural gas, ...
Lancaster City Council Passes Zoning Revisions

Lancaster City Council Passes Zoning Revisions

Mar 29, 2013 12:14 PM
Starting January 1, 2014, every new home built in Lancaster, California will have a solar ...
Different Types of Solar Energy Installations and Their Benefits

Different Types of Solar Energy Installations and Their Benefits

Mar 26, 2013 4:06 PM
When an individual is thinking about installing solar panels on their rooftop, there are g ...
Tax Credits and Government Subsidies Making Solar Installations Accessible

Tax Credits and Government Subsidies Making Solar Installations Accessible

Mar 25, 2013 4:22 PM
Solar energy has become increasingly popular in the United States in recent years, with mo ...
Massachusetts Schools Approve New Solar Installations

Massachusetts Schools Approve New Solar Installations

Mar 22, 2013 2:17 PM
Two schools in Melrose, Massachusetts, will be receiving solar installations on their roof ...
New Jersey Reaches Solar Milestone

New Jersey Reaches Solar Milestone

Mar 21, 2013 2:15 PM
After New Jersey recently reached its goal of 1 gigawatt of installed solar ...
Hawaii, New Jersey Improving Solar Energy Presence

Hawaii, New Jersey Improving Solar Energy Presence

Mar 20, 2013 5:12 PM
A new 5 megawatt solar energy system was recently installed in West Oahu, Hawaii, which is ...
U.S. Representative Introduces New Bill to Increase Funding for Solar Projects

U.S. Representative Introduces New Bill to Increase Funding for Solar Projects

Mar 19, 2013 3:04 PM
U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney of California introduced a bill March 13 that ​w ...
Large Solar Installations Built in Arizona

Large Solar Installations Built in Arizona

Mar 18, 2013 5:02 PM
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer recently said she is proud of the state's large ...
New Jersey to Install Large Solar Projects in 2013

New Jersey to Install Large Solar Projects in 2013

Mar 15, 2013 2:59 PM
Over the next few years, solar installations throughout New Jersey will most likely be&nbs ...
2012: Record Year for Solar

2012: Record Year for Solar

Mar 14, 2013 12:19 PM
A year-in-review report jointly released March 14 by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Ind ...
California School District Installs Largest School Solar Energy System in the World

California School District Installs Largest School Solar Energy System in the World

Mar 13, 2013 2:17 PM
Within the past few years, California residents have been installing solar energy panels o ...
California Breaks Solar Grid Record

California Breaks Solar Grid Record

Mar 12, 2013 5:06 PM
Over the past few years, California has been recognized for being the top state in the cou ...
Arizona Increases Solar Jobs, Begins Multiple Projects

Arizona Increases Solar Jobs, Begins Multiple Projects

Mar 11, 2013 11:06 AM
A new report released by the Environmental Entrepreneurs group, a national community ...
Pittsburgh Suburb Looking to Improve Solar Energy Program

Pittsburgh Suburb Looking to Improve Solar Energy Program

Mar 8, 2013 12:51 PM
Homeowners in a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, suburb who are interested in solar energy will s ...
New York Officials Look for Ways to Improve Emergency Response with Solar

New York Officials Look for Ways to Improve Emergency Response with Solar

Mar 7, 2013 11:09 AM
Since Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast, officials in New York said they wan ...
New Jersey Continues to Progress in Solar Market

New Jersey Continues to Progress in Solar Market

Mar 6, 2013 12:27 PM
Last October, coastal New Jersey experienced one of the most wicked storms the region ...
California Governor Pushes for Solar Project to Begin

California Governor Pushes for Solar Project to Begin

Mar 5, 2013 12:48 PM
After California's Governor Jerry Brown recently announced that he approved the McCoy ...
Union County Wins Solar Award

Union County Wins Solar Award

Mar 4, 2013 3:00 PM
Years after the Union County Solar Initiative was introduced in 2010, the New Jersey ...
California Mayor Wants to Mandate Solar Installations

California Mayor Wants to Mandate Solar Installations

Mar 1, 2013 4:04 PM
Rex Parris, mayor of Lancaster, California, is hoping to make it mandatory for e ...
California Governor Gives Green Light to Fast-Track Major Solar Project

California Governor Gives Green Light to Fast-Track Major Solar Project

Feb 28, 2013 3:29 PM
California Gov. Edmund Brown recently announced that one of the state's ...
Colorado Making Strides in Solar Energy

Colorado Making Strides in Solar Energy

Feb 28, 2013 3:06 PM
Earlier this month, residents from around the state gathered at Colorado Solar E ...
Improving the New Jersey Solar Industry Even More

Improving the New Jersey Solar Industry Even More

Feb 27, 2013 1:23 PM
Within the past few years, there has been a boom in the solar sector in New Jersey,. Howev ...
California Residents Benefiting From Solar Initiatives

California Residents Benefiting From Solar Initiatives

Feb 26, 2013 3:48 PM
The California Public Utilities Commission reported February 25 that the rebates for the&n ...
California Officials Extend Solar Program

California Officials Extend Solar Program

Feb 25, 2013 6:56 PM
California recently announced it will be extending its low-income solar programs, which ar ...
 California Global Leader for Solar Energy

 California Global Leader for Solar Energy

Feb 22, 2013 4:45 PM
Over the past few years, solar energy has become one of the fastest growing industries due ...
Columbia University engineers reach out to Sandy victims

Columbia University engineers reach out to Sandy victims

Feb 21, 2013 5:18 PM
Last October, the East Coast was struck by Hurricane Sandy, one of the largest storm ...
Ranch in California to Use Solar Energy

Ranch in California to Use Solar Energy

Feb 20, 2013 5:41 PM
A ranch located in Northern California plans to install a solar energy project t ...
UPS to Install Solar Panels in New Jersey Facilities

UPS to Install Solar Panels in New Jersey Facilities

Feb 19, 2013 4:01 PM
Within the past few years, a lot of companies have been putting a large focus on implement ...
Solar Energy Effective in Reducing Costs

Solar Energy Effective in Reducing Costs

Feb 15, 2013 1:16 PM
There are a number of reasons homeowners across the United States are beginning to choose ...
Third-Party Financing Gaining Popularity

Third-Party Financing Gaining Popularity

Feb 13, 2013 5:16 PM
In order to help some home and business owners acquire their own solar energy systems, som ...
Arizona Commissioners Want to Make it Easier For Residents to Install Solar

Arizona Commissioners Want to Make it Easier For Residents to Install Solar

Feb 12, 2013 4:59 PM
After the Solar Energy Industries Association recognized Arizona last fall for its efforts ...
Pennsylvania Communities Embrace Renewable Energy

Pennsylvania Communities Embrace Renewable Energy

Feb 11, 2013 5:57 PM
Cities throughout Western Pennsylvania are being recognized for their efforts in solar ene ...
Pittsburgh Communities Embrace Renewable Energy

Pittsburgh Communities Embrace Renewable Energy

Feb 11, 2013 5:49 PM
Cities throughout Western Pennsylvania are being recognized for their efforts in renewable ...
New Jersey Continuing to Lead in Solar Energy

New Jersey Continuing to Lead in Solar Energy

Feb 8, 2013 11:46 AM
Over the years, organizations throughout New Jersey have become increasingly interested i ...
California Recognized for Another Solar Power Record

California Recognized for Another Solar Power Record

Feb 7, 2013 3:12 PM
California has been recognized as being one of the most solar energy-friendly states in th ...
Solar Energy Becoming More Popular Than Wind Energy

Solar Energy Becoming More Popular Than Wind Energy

Feb 6, 2013 3:23 PM
Over the past decade, people have started to talk more about the benefits of solar energy ...
Common Misconceptions of Solar Energy

Common Misconceptions of Solar Energy

Feb 5, 2013 5:22 PM
Over the past few years, solar energy has become a hot topic in households and companies a ...
California School Districts Push for Renewable Energy

California School Districts Push for Renewable Energy

Feb 4, 2013 5:44 PM
Nineteen of the schools throughout the Murrieta Valley Unified School District will soon b ...
Middlesex County Begins Another Solar Project

Middlesex County Begins Another Solar Project

Feb 1, 2013 5:34 PM
A New Jersey community will be saving thousands of dollars each year once it begins its so ...
Colorado Ahead of Other States in Renewable Energy

Colorado Ahead of Other States in Renewable Energy

Jan 30, 2013 11:41 PM
The University of Colorado Boulder recently received a new 500 kilowatt solar photovoltaic ...
Pennsylvania's Solar Energy Program off Hiatus

Pennsylvania's Solar Energy Program off Hiatus

Jan 30, 2013 5:41 PM
Pennsylvania will restart a solar energy program again that once helped with numerous sola ...
Hawaii recognized for solar roof efforts

Hawaii recognized for solar roof efforts

Jan 29, 2013 6:02 PM
As Hawaii continues to see growth of rooftop solar, it is getting recognition from several ...
Businessman proposes idea for solar farm

Businessman proposes idea for solar farm

Jan 28, 2013 4:09 PM
Beverly, Massachusetts, residents may soon be reaping the benefits of one businessman's id ...
Arizona Land Gets Approval for Solar Energy Installation

Arizona Land Gets Approval for Solar Energy Installation

Jan 25, 2013 4:56 PM
On January 18, the U.S. Interior Department designated 192,100 acres of public land in Ar ...
Massachusetts Making Impression in Solar Sector

Massachusetts Making Impression in Solar Sector

Jan 23, 2013 4:10 PM
After the conclusion of one of the state's most recognized years in solar energy strides, ...
Factors to Consider for PV Installation

Factors to Consider for PV Installation

Jan 21, 2013 1:00 PM
Over the past few years, people across the globe have gained interest in solar energy for ...
Coloradolooks to expand its solar generating capacity through new program

Coloradolooks to expand its solar generating capacity through new program

Jan 18, 2013 4:03 PM
As Colorado's solar power industry prepares for its "Million Solar Roofs" campaign, reside ...
California Reaches 1 GW of Solar

California Reaches 1 GW of Solar

Jan 18, 2013 9:05 AM
A rebate program in California has helped the state surpass one gigawatt of installed so ...
Military base installs solar for community residents

Military base installs solar for community residents

Jan 15, 2013 4:24 PM
The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, a United States military facility located about 18 ...
Green Building More Than Just a Fad

Green Building More Than Just a Fad

Jan 14, 2013 4:25 PM
"Green" building is becoming more popular, as homeowners and business owners realize the ...
Colorado university to help with renewable energy jobs

Colorado university to help with renewable energy jobs

Jan 11, 2013 10:33 PM
As more homeowners and businesses around the nation take interest in solar energy, there i ...
New York continues commitment to solar

New York continues commitment to solar

Jan 10, 2013 9:47 PM
New York continues to make investments in its solar industry. Late last year, lawmakers pa ...
Solar tax credit extended to 2016, but lawmakers unsure of its future

Solar tax credit extended to 2016, but lawmakers unsure of its future

Jan 9, 2013 10:48 PM
The investment tax credit (ITC) in the United States has been said to spur solar installat ...
California Schools Install Solar, Teach Students Benefits

California Schools Install Solar, Teach Students Benefits

Jan 8, 2013 9:35 PM
Homeowners, businesses and schools are taking advantage of the sunny skies in California a ...
New Project at CSU Further Boosts School, State Solar Energy Capacity

New Project at CSU Further Boosts School, State Solar Energy Capacity

Jan 7, 2013 10:00 PM
Colorado, with its snowy winters but sunny skies, is ranked the fourth in the nation for t ...
New Jersey Demonstrates Impressive Solar Rankings in 2012

New Jersey Demonstrates Impressive Solar Rankings in 2012

Jan 4, 2013 5:40 PM
New Jersey was recognized in 2012 as having one of the fastest-growing solar industries in ...
Massachusetts Towns Install Solar in 2012, Others Look to 2013

Massachusetts Towns Install Solar in 2012, Others Look to 2013

Jan 3, 2013 5:38 PM
For one town in southeast Massachusetts, 2012 was a big year for solar installations. Carv ...
New York offers new incentives for solar

New York offers new incentives for solar

Jan 2, 2013 5:41 PM
The new year brought with it new incentives for commercial solar installations in New York ...
Large Shopping Centers See Electricity Bills Decrease After Installing Solar Panels

Large Shopping Centers See Electricity Bills Decrease After Installing Solar Panels

Dec 26, 2012 12:58 PM
Malls and large shopping centers are big users of electricity, which for most means high u ...
Jails and Hospitals Continue to Use Solar To Save Money

Jails and Hospitals Continue to Use Solar To Save Money

Dec 24, 2012 8:12 AM
Like most governmental organizations, California's Department of Corrections and Rehab ...
Solar Saves Money and the Environment

Solar Saves Money and the Environment

Dec 21, 2012 10:02 AM
Climate change discussions continue to spur interests in renewable energy sources, as they ...
Arizona Municipalities and Schools Install Solar

Arizona Municipalities and Schools Install Solar

Dec 20, 2012 5:42 PM
Solar energy systems have benefited everyone from private homeowners to large commercial b ...
Solar Installations of All Sizes Benefit California

Solar Installations of All Sizes Benefit California

Dec 19, 2012 4:24 PM
California continues to hold the top spot for the most solar photovoltaic system installat ...
More Higher Education Institutions Turn to Solar Energy

More Higher Education Institutions Turn to Solar Energy

Dec 18, 2012 3:19 PM
Colleges and universities across the United States are increasingly using solar energy to ...
Sport Facilities Use Solar, Save on Electricity

Sport Facilities Use Solar, Save on Electricity

Dec 17, 2012 1:54 PM
Homeowners and businesses have increasingly turned to solar to reduce their electricity co ...
Small State Makes Big Strides in Solar Energy Development

Small State Makes Big Strides in Solar Energy Development

Dec 14, 2012 10:01 AM
In the past six years, Massachusetts has gone from having 6 megawatts of renewable energy ...
Massachusetts Towns Save With Solar

Massachusetts Towns Save With Solar

Dec 13, 2012 4:41 PM
Solar installations can bring major cost savings to residents, businesses, schools and mun ...
Arizona Schools Use Solar Energy to Lower Utility Bills

Arizona Schools Use Solar Energy to Lower Utility Bills

Dec 12, 2012 3:00 PM
As schools around the nation face budget cuts and higher operating costs, many are looking ...
Landfills Become Sites for Solar Installations

Landfills Become Sites for Solar Installations

Dec 11, 2012 2:22 PM
Solar installations aren't just for rooftops anymore. Some cities around the United St ...
Latest Solar Energy Developments in Westchester County

Latest Solar Energy Developments in Westchester County

Dec 10, 2012 6:20 PM
New York has one of the largest and fastest growing solar energy sectors in the United Sta ...
Big Changes to Home Solar Installation Costs Could be on the Way

Big Changes to Home Solar Installation Costs Could be on the Way

Dec 7, 2012 5:44 PM
Thanks in part to rapidly falling prices for photovoltaic equipment and the proliferation ...
Toward a Solar-Powered Retirement

Toward a Solar-Powered Retirement

Dec 6, 2012 6:25 PM
Two of the biggest stereotypes about solar energy is that the systems are only for youthfu ...
New Jersey Turns the Page with Solar-Powered Libraries

New Jersey Turns the Page with Solar-Powered Libraries

Dec 5, 2012 6:24 PM
Towns and cities across the United States are faced with budget shortfalls, meaning that c ...
Pizzerias Bake Up Savings with Solar Power

Pizzerias Bake Up Savings with Solar Power

Dec 4, 2012 6:02 PM
Businesses across the United States have realized the benefits that solar panels can provi ...
How to Have a Solar-Powered Christmas

How to Have a Solar-Powered Christmas

Dec 3, 2012 6:50 PM
This holiday season, instead of looking forward to receiving tube socks, ugly sweaters and ...
Denver Receives Prestigious Solar Permitting Achievement Award

Denver Receives Prestigious Solar Permitting Achievement Award

Nov 30, 2012 3:19 PM
Homeowners and businesses considering whether to install a solar energy system have to mak ...
Use Solar Energy to Power Electric Vehicles

Use Solar Energy to Power Electric Vehicles

Nov 29, 2012 2:42 PM
Many Americans looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save on their monthly gasoline ...
More Warehouses Switch to Solar

More Warehouses Switch to Solar

Nov 28, 2012 4:16 PM
Just about any property is the United States would benefit for a solar energy installation ...
Benefits of Solar-Powered Street Lights

Benefits of Solar-Powered Street Lights

Nov 27, 2012 2:44 PM
In these tough economic times, towns have to do everything they can to manage costs and ke ...
Hawaii Continues to Say 'Aloha' to Solar Energy

Hawaii Continues to Say 'Aloha' to Solar Energy

Nov 26, 2012 4:32 PM
Hawaii has long been one of the top states in the nation for solar energy. After all, the ...
Solar Panels Now Cheaper Than Ever

Solar Panels Now Cheaper Than Ever

Nov 21, 2012 3:21 PM
For homeowners and businesses who want to achieve all of the benefits of solar energy but ...
More Utility-Scale Solar Power for Californians

More Utility-Scale Solar Power for Californians

Nov 19, 2012 5:23 PM
Californians sure do love solar power - the state has more solar installations and more in ...
Solar Energy Success Story: Telford, Pennsylvania

Solar Energy Success Story: Telford, Pennsylvania

Nov 15, 2012 7:05 PM
Do you live in the Keystone State but still do not think it is a good idea to install sola ...
Understand the Market for Solar Energy Credits

Understand the Market for Solar Energy Credits

Nov 14, 2012 7:41 PM
For homeowners and businesses considering installing a photovoltaic power system, a number ...
Massachusetts Makes Solar Modules More a Priority Than Ever

Massachusetts Makes Solar Modules More a Priority Than Ever

Nov 13, 2012 2:23 PM
The temperature in Massachusetts may be getting increasingly colder as winter approaches, ...
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Solar Energy Powers the Military and Veterans

Solar Energy Powers the Military and Veterans

Nov 12, 2012 6:23 PM
Just because Veteran's Day has already passed does not mean it's time to forget th ...
California's Voters Say Yes to Solar

California's Voters Say Yes to Solar

Nov 8, 2012 6:25 PM
On November 6, many voters around the country were focused on the race for president betwe ...
Recent Innovations in Solar Panel Technology

Recent Innovations in Solar Panel Technology

Nov 7, 2012 6:44 PM
Solar panels are already an amazing technological feat. After all, not many devices genera ...
Solar Energy in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath

Solar Energy in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath

Nov 6, 2012 2:44 PM
After Hurricane Sandy battered the Eastern Seaboard with heavy winds, rain and torrential ...
New York's Solar Energy Industry Keeps Thriving

New York's Solar Energy Industry Keeps Thriving

Nov 5, 2012 6:19 PM
The Empire State may not currently have the reputation as one of the top locations in the ...
Lawmakers Nationwide Support Solar Energy Initiatives

Lawmakers Nationwide Support Solar Energy Initiatives

Nov 2, 2012 3:03 PM
One of the reasons solar energy is such a cost-efficient option for just about all homeown ...
Adding an Extra Dimension to Solar Energy Installations

Adding an Extra Dimension to Solar Energy Installations

Nov 1, 2012 5:27 PM
Typically, solar energy installations are thought of as flat and static panels on a roofto ...
Inspire the Neighbors with a Solar Energy Installation

Inspire the Neighbors with a Solar Energy Installation

Oct 31, 2012 9:06 AM
The popular phrase "keeping up with the Joneses" typically conjures up images of ...
Arizonans Continue to Embrace Solar Energy

Arizonans Continue to Embrace Solar Energy

Oct 29, 2012 9:11 AM
Arizona already has one of the most robust solar power markets in the country - according ...
Unusual Locations for Solar Energy Installations

Unusual Locations for Solar Energy Installations

Oct 26, 2012 9:04 AM
Homeowners and businesses looking to reduce their monthly energy bills through photovoltai ...
Making Solar Energy Work for Historic Buildings

Making Solar Energy Work for Historic Buildings

Oct 25, 2012 9:12 AM
Many homeowners and businesses who occupy historic buildings may wonder if solar energy is ...
Surprising Facts About Solar Power

Surprising Facts About Solar Power

Oct 24, 2012 9:04 AM
Solar equipment may seem simple enough - flat panels that turn sunlight into electricity - ...
California's Solar Energy Industry Keeps on Shining

California's Solar Energy Industry Keeps on Shining

Oct 23, 2012 9:23 AM
California is already has the greatest number of photovoltaic power installations in the c ...
Key Solar Energy Developments in the Keystone State

Key Solar Energy Developments in the Keystone State

Oct 22, 2012 8:55 AM
When it comes to solar energy, Pennsylvania is (perhaps surprisingly to some) one of the t ...
The Bay State's Most Recent Solar Energy Projects

The Bay State's Most Recent Solar Energy Projects

Oct 19, 2012 8:53 AM
Over the past year, Massachusetts has had one of the fastest growing solar energy industri ...
Latest Solar Energy Projects in New Jersey

Latest Solar Energy Projects in New Jersey

Oct 18, 2012 9:26 AM
Autumn and its shorter days may not seem like it would be conducive for solar energy in th ...
Solar Energy Tips from a Home Improvement Icon

Solar Energy Tips from a Home Improvement Icon

Oct 17, 2012 9:45 AM
These days, everyone is coming around to see the light and embrace the cost cutting and en ...
Big Solar Energy Projects Could be Coming to the West

Big Solar Energy Projects Could be Coming to the West

Oct 16, 2012 8:58 AM
Six western states, including California, Colorado and Arizona, now have the potential to ...
New York Businesses Increase Revenue with Solar Panels

New York Businesses Increase Revenue with Solar Panels

Oct 15, 2012 8:50 AM
All across the Empire State, companies have turned to photovoltaic energy to decrease annu ...
An Entire Island in the Sun

An Entire Island in the Sun

Oct 12, 2012 9:20 AM
Mainlanders like to think of Hawaii as a sun-drenched tropical paradise, and because of on ...
The Nation's Biggest Solar Power Plants

The Nation's Biggest Solar Power Plants

Oct 11, 2012 9:03 AM
Businesses and homeowners throughout the United States have put in photovoltaic panels and ...
Maps Help Determine the Solar Energy Potential at Different Locations

Maps Help Determine the Solar Energy Potential at Different Locations

Oct 10, 2012 10:34 AM
While all locations in the United States have experience the energy bill-reducing benefits ...
Even Cheaper Ways to Construct Solar Power Systems

Even Cheaper Ways to Construct Solar Power Systems

Oct 9, 2012 12:32 PM
For homeowners and businesses, now is one of the best times to put in photovoltaic modules ...
Latest Solar Energy Developments in California

Latest Solar Energy Developments in California

Oct 8, 2012 12:10 PM
When it comes to solar energy development - be it photovoltaic modules or solar water heat ...
Who Wants Solar Just About Everyone

Who Wants Solar Just About Everyone

Oct 5, 2012 1:33 PM
If people believed everything politicians said, they might think that photovoltaic energy ...
Latest Schools to Turn to Solar Power

Latest Schools to Turn to Solar Power

Oct 4, 2012 10:08 AM
Across the country, thousands of schools and universities have already turned to photovolt ...
New Ways to Power Homes with Solar Energy

New Ways to Power Homes with Solar Energy

Oct 3, 2012 4:05 PM
Solar power, whether it's in the form of photovoltaic modules or solar hot water syste ...
Keeping Cool with Solar Energy

Keeping Cool with Solar Energy

Oct 2, 2012 2:34 PM
The sun's rays are warm, but they can be used to help keep people cool. Thanks to adva ...
Separating Solar Energy Truths from Falsehoods

Separating Solar Energy Truths from Falsehoods

Oct 1, 2012 3:54 PM
When it comes to solar energy, be it photovoltaic panels or solar water heating, there are ...
Making Solar Energy Even More Affordable

Making Solar Energy Even More Affordable

Sep 28, 2012 9:09 AM
Thanks to falling solar panel prices over the past five years and a bevy of rebates, tax c ...
Latest Solar Energy Developments from Massachusetts

Latest Solar Energy Developments from Massachusetts

Sep 27, 2012 8:43 AM
It may surprise some to learn that Massachusetts, a state better known for its frigid wint ...
Unique Solar Energy Applications at Schools

Unique Solar Energy Applications at Schools

Sep 26, 2012 8:31 AM
Schools and colleges have been one of the biggest supporters of solar energy to date, as m ...
Solar Power Considerations for Homeowners

Solar Power Considerations for Homeowners

Sep 25, 2012 8:26 AM
Solar modules can provide a household or business with a wide variety of benefits, from sa ...
Latest Utility-Scale Solar Power Developments in Arizona

Latest Utility-Scale Solar Power Developments in Arizona

Sep 24, 2012 9:11 AM
In their efforts to comply with state laws and bring photovoltaic energy to a greater numb ...
Top Corporate Users of Solar Power

Top Corporate Users of Solar Power

Sep 21, 2012 9:09 AM
Corporations around the country have been looking to solar energy in an effort to cut cost ...
Riding Sunlight: Solar Power for Public Transportation

Riding Sunlight: Solar Power for Public Transportation

Sep 20, 2012 9:11 AM
For those concerned about the environmental impact of their daily commute, taking public t ...
Latest Utility-Scale Solar Power Developments from the Northeast

Latest Utility-Scale Solar Power Developments from the Northeast

Sep 19, 2012 9:26 AM
Some of the top states for utility-scale solar power are located west of the Mississippi R ...
Solar Power for all Income Levels

Solar Power for all Income Levels

Sep 18, 2012 9:20 AM
One incorrect assumption about solar energy is that it is only for the wealthy. For starte ...
Solar Equipment Explained

Solar Equipment Explained

Sep 17, 2012 9:01 AM
When thinking about photovoltaic equipment, the panels are probably the first thing to com ...
California Reaches New Solar Milestones

California Reaches New Solar Milestones

Sep 14, 2012 9:05 AM
California is the top state in the country for solar power - an estimated two-thirds of th ...
Solar Power on Native American Lands

Solar Power on Native American Lands

Sep 13, 2012 8:53 AM
Photovoltaic power and solar water heating have been warmly embraced by  an increasin ...
Researchers Use Microwaves, Ovens to Build New Solar Technology

Researchers Use Microwaves, Ovens to Build New Solar Technology

Sep 12, 2012 8:55 AM
Researchers are always developing new and better ways of building solar panels and other p ...
New Available Savings for New York Solar Energy Installations

New Available Savings for New York Solar Energy Installations

Sep 11, 2012 9:14 AM
While the installation of photovoltaic panels and solar hot water systems can help to dras ...
Solar-Powered Zoos: The New Way for Animals to Enjoy the Sun

Solar-Powered Zoos: The New Way for Animals to Enjoy the Sun

Sep 10, 2012 9:00 AM
The lions of the African Savanna benefit from the sun-soaked grasslands and now some zoos ...
The Coolest Solar Power System Designs You've Never Seen Before

The Coolest Solar Power System Designs You've Never Seen Before

Sep 7, 2012 9:14 AM
Homeowners who find the typical designs of photovoltaic installations and solar hot water ...
Solar Power in the Film and TV Spotlight

Solar Power in the Film and TV Spotlight

Sep 6, 2012 9:49 AM
Two recent developments in the solar energy industry are adding a splash of tinseltown glo ...
A Look at California's Most Sustainable Universities

A Look at California's Most Sustainable Universities

Sep 5, 2012 11:47 AM
California leads the nation in total number of solar power installations and in total phot ...
Community Gardens Transform Colorado's Solar Industry

Community Gardens Transform Colorado's Solar Industry

Sep 4, 2012 10:45 AM
To help make solar power available to a wider demographic, the Centennial State has pionee ...
Rundown on Renewable Energy Credits

Rundown on Renewable Energy Credits

Aug 31, 2012 10:00 AM
Across the country, many states have taken proactive steps to increase solar energy throug ...
Solar Energy and Cars: A Perfect Combination in California

Solar Energy and Cars: A Perfect Combination in California

Aug 30, 2012 10:43 AM
It may seem odd to some to pair together driving and solar energy. After all, one is respo ...
Mass. Politicians Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

Mass. Politicians Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

Aug 29, 2012 5:06 PM
Massachusetts politicians recently made a big push to increase the amount of installed pho ...
Are You Ready For Some (Solar-Powered) Football

Are You Ready For Some (Solar-Powered) Football

Aug 27, 2012 8:53 AM
To help meet their enormous energy needs on game day, football fields across the country a ...
New Technology Drives Down Cost of Solar Energy

New Technology Drives Down Cost of Solar Energy

Aug 24, 2012 9:07 AM
Solar panels are already more affordable than they have ever been before, and new technolo ...
Festivals and Bands Rock Out to Solar Power

Festivals and Bands Rock Out to Solar Power

Aug 23, 2012 9:18 AM
Across the country, everyone from farmers to teachers have realized the benefit of solar e ...
Baking Brownies The Eco-Conscious Way

Baking Brownies The Eco-Conscious Way

Aug 22, 2012 9:35 AM
Brownies have always been a tasty treat for the mouth, and now some chocolate baked goods ...
Landlords Buy Into Solar Energy

Landlords Buy Into Solar Energy

Aug 21, 2012 9:42 AM
Homeowners have the luxury of deciding for themselves whether a photovoltaic or solar wate ...
Dairy Farms Moo-ve Toward Solar Power

Dairy Farms Moo-ve Toward Solar Power

Aug 20, 2012 9:20 AM
In addition to providing benefits to crop-growing farms, solar energy can be a critical ad ...
Solar Panels that Track the Sun

Solar Panels that Track the Sun

Aug 17, 2012 8:58 AM
Photovoltaic arrays and solar water heating systems are already fantastic options for home ...
Car Dealerships Embrace the Sun

Car Dealerships Embrace the Sun

Aug 16, 2012 9:55 AM
Most businesses can expect to realize energy savings by using solar power, and car dealers ...
Benefits of a Solar Hot Water System

Benefits of a Solar Hot Water System

Aug 15, 2012 9:44 AM
The benefits of solar photovoltaic energy are well documented, from environmental benefits ...
Skating Toward Savings with Solar Power

Skating Toward Savings with Solar Power

Aug 14, 2012 11:51 AM
Ice rinks are ideal consumers of solar energy, as the time of year with the highest operat ...
Triangle-shaped Building Becomes First in NYC to Self-Produce All Its Energy

Triangle-shaped Building Becomes First in NYC to Self-Produce All Its Energy

Aug 13, 2012 12:32 PM
A five-story, triangular-shaped building in Brooklyn uses solar panels mounted on two side ...
Advances in Solar Battery Technology

Advances in Solar Battery Technology

Aug 10, 2012 11:41 AM
As solar power becomes an increasingly popular electricity option for homeowners and busin ...
Alcatraz Locks In Solar Power

Alcatraz Locks In Solar Power

Aug 9, 2012 3:29 PM
Alcatraz, the historic island prison that once held notorious criminals such as Al Capone ...
One Fifth of California's Electricity Came from Renewable Sources So Far This Year

One Fifth of California's Electricity Came from Renewable Sources So Far This Year

Aug 8, 2012 12:49 PM
A new report from the California Public Utilities Commission found that more than 20 perce ...
Solar Leasing Becomes Increasingly Popular Financing Option

Solar Leasing Becomes Increasingly Popular Financing Option

Aug 7, 2012 1:52 PM
While the price of installing photovoltaic panels and solar water heating systems has fall ...
New California Bill Would Open Up Solar Power to Non-Homeowners

New California Bill Would Open Up Solar Power to Non-Homeowners

Aug 6, 2012 2:28 PM
A new bill, passed by the state senate and as of August 6 under consideration by the state ...
Hawaii Makes Long Strides in Solar Energy

Hawaii Makes Long Strides in Solar Energy

Aug 3, 2012 3:08 PM
The Aloha State has many natural resources, including its volcanoes and its miles of shore ...
Turning Unwanted Land into Clean Energy

Turning Unwanted Land into Clean Energy

Aug 2, 2012 2:24 PM
Across the country, municipalities are rethinking how they use land previously meant for w ...
Two Big Retailers Realize Benefits of Solar Power

Two Big Retailers Realize Benefits of Solar Power

Aug 1, 2012 5:00 PM
Two of the biggest retailers in the country, Walmart and IKEA, have realized the benefits ...
Highlights from Intersolar North America

Highlights from Intersolar North America

Jul 31, 2012 10:56 AM
Intersolar North America, an exhibition and conference for the solar industry, was held in ...
New Jersey enacts new law to keep its solar industry going

New Jersey enacts new law to keep its solar industry going

Jul 30, 2012 4:29 PM
A New Jersey solar installation is now a more cost-efficient investment thanks to a law si ...
Glass, the solar energy industry and the latest trends

Glass, the solar energy industry and the latest trends

Jul 26, 2012 5:00 PM
Glass already plays a role in solar power, as it is the material most often used to create ...
US Power Plant and Homeowners Reach Solar Milestone

US Power Plant and Homeowners Reach Solar Milestone

Jul 25, 2012 1:02 PM
What will become one of the largest solar farms in the world is currently two-thirds of th ...
Solar power to become most affordable renewable energy source

Solar power to become most affordable renewable energy source

Jul 25, 2012 8:47 AM
Thanks to falling prices for photovoltaic panels, solar power is poised to become one of t ...
Pennsylvania's largest solar power plant begins construction

Pennsylvania's largest solar power plant begins construction

Jul 24, 2012 9:29 AM
Construction crews on July 18 began work on what will be Pennsylvania's largest solar ...
Solar-Powered Jails

Solar-Powered Jails

Jul 23, 2012 11:47 AM
Homes and businesses across California have increasingly looked to photovoltaic cells to m ...
Why New Jersey is the Top Solar Powered State

Why New Jersey is the Top Solar Powered State

Jul 23, 2012 11:32 AM
California and Arizona, states with ample sunshine and ample space, were two of the top th ...
Solar Power and Massachusetts: A Great Fit

Solar Power and Massachusetts: A Great Fit

Jul 20, 2012 8:52 AM
New Jersey solar installations currently generate the most electricity output among East C ...
Why New Yorkers Should Go Solar

Why New Yorkers Should Go Solar

Jul 19, 2012 1:51 PM
New Jersey currently leads the nation in the installation of electricity-generating photov ...
Solar Power, Magnified

Solar Power, Magnified

Jul 18, 2012 9:22 AM
Researchers at the University of Arizona have devised a way to make existing solar panel t ...
How Farms Can Utilize Solar Power

How Farms Can Utilize Solar Power

Jul 18, 2012 9:16 AM
Farmers already rely on the sun for growing crops, and an increasing number of farms acros ...
Churches Go Solar

Churches Go Solar

Jul 17, 2012 2:09 PM
Homes and businesses across the United States have embraced solar energy. Now, churches ar ...
America's Pastime Goes Solar

America's Pastime Goes Solar

Jul 16, 2012 8:59 AM
Major League Baseball has been known to throw a few curve balls, but the league's most ...
Experts Expect Big Boom in U.S. Solar Installation Due to Bond Financing

Experts Expect Big Boom in U.S. Solar Installation Due to Bond Financing

Jul 12, 2012 4:53 PM
New financing options may lead to a large spike in rooftop solar installations in the Unit ...
Renewable Energy to See Huge Growth Over Next 5 Years

Renewable Energy to See Huge Growth Over Next 5 Years

Jul 11, 2012 3:32 PM
Renewable energy, including solar energy, will be even more popular over the coming years, ...
Hawaii Utility Ranks Top in the U.S. for Solar Systems

Hawaii Utility Ranks Top in the U.S. for Solar Systems

Jul 10, 2012 5:11 PM
Hawaii has been famous for its sunshine, and now the state is gaining recognition for harn ...
Artificial photosynthesis could improve solar energy storage

Artificial photosynthesis could improve solar energy storage

Jul 9, 2012 4:37 PM
Humankind may already have plant life beat when it comes to efficient sunlight absorption, ...
NJ and CA Lead in Solar Power

NJ and CA Lead in Solar Power

Jul 5, 2012 1:24 PM
According to a recent Denver Post article, utility companies from New Jersey and Californi ...
California Company Dispels Common Solar Myths

California Company Dispels Common Solar Myths

Jul 3, 2012 12:05 PM
When it comes to solar, it can be tough to separate fact from fiction. That challenge is o ...
Solar Installation Costs Down Dramatically Since 2010

Solar Installation Costs Down Dramatically Since 2010

Jun 29, 2012 12:48 PM
The cost of solar installations in all sectors has decreased by a significant amount in th ...
Phoenix City Council Recognizes Solar Energy Efforts

Phoenix City Council Recognizes Solar Energy Efforts

Jun 28, 2012 4:46 PM
The National Bank of Arizona was recognized by the Phoenix City Council as a citywide cham ...
NJ State Assembly Passes Solar Energy Bill

NJ State Assembly Passes Solar Energy Bill

Jun 28, 2012 3:46 PM
The New Jersey State Assembly recently approved a bill sponsored by Senator Bob Smith and ...
California shows solar power not just for the wealthy

California shows solar power not just for the wealthy

Jun 27, 2012 4:48 PM
According to recent research by Sunrun and PV Solar Report, the California home solar mark ...
Researchers Create New Type of Solar Cell

Researchers Create New Type of Solar Cell

Jun 26, 2012 4:55 PM
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology made a breakthrough that may lead ...
IKEA announces large solar installation projects in NJ and MD

IKEA announces large solar installation projects in NJ and MD

Jun 25, 2012 8:54 AM
New Jersey recently turned heads after the Solar Energy Industries Association identified ...
The Hulk Goes Green: Ruffalo Supports NY Solar Jobs Bill

The Hulk Goes Green: Ruffalo Supports NY Solar Jobs Bill

Jun 20, 2012 3:57 PM
Actor Mark Ruffalo recently showed his support for solar power by encouraging the New York ...
Survey: Solar Optimism on the Rise

Survey: Solar Optimism on the Rise

Jun 19, 2012 4:43 PM
Individuals worldwide are optimistic about the future of solar power, according to a recen ...
5 Benefits of Using Solar Power

5 Benefits of Using Solar Power

Jun 18, 2012 4:24 PM
It can be tough to justify long-term investments, which typically have a significant upfro ...
Colorado Solar Energy Projects gaining attention

Colorado Solar Energy Projects gaining attention

Jun 15, 2012 3:24 PM
Several solar energy projects have drawn attention to Colorado. The U.S. Department of Ene ...
CPUC Votes to Expand California's Energy Metering Program

CPUC Votes to Expand California's Energy Metering Program

Jun 13, 2012 5:07 PM
Homeowners in California may be receiving increased financial incentives for adopting sola ...
PJM States Pass 1-Gigawatt Milestone

PJM States Pass 1-Gigawatt Milestone

Jun 13, 2012 12:38 PM
Clean energy standards and government financial incentives have been major factors in sola ...
Renewable Energy in Hawaii Gains National Attention

Renewable Energy in Hawaii Gains National Attention

Jun 13, 2012 8:55 AM
Solar power recently gained a boost in Hawaii, after the U.S. Department of Energy offered ...
Biggest Solar Energy Myths

Biggest Solar Energy Myths

Jun 12, 2012 4:46 PM
Although solar energy can provide significant efficiency and environmental advantages, som ...
Joliet auto group opens charging station

Joliet auto group opens charging station

May 18, 2012 12:05 PM
Americans who find themselves hesitant to purchase an electric vehicle because of the lack ...
School Installation Teaches Maryland Kids About Solar Power

School Installation Teaches Maryland Kids About Solar Power

May 9, 2012 4:12 PM
Sandy Spring Friends School, a pre-K through grade 12 coed college preparatory Quaker scho ...
ASU Polytechnic Project Studies Solar Reliability

ASU Polytechnic Project Studies Solar Reliability

May 4, 2012 1:14 PM
Students from Arizona State University Polytechnic recently partnered with SRP on a solar ...
51 Mount Diablo Schools Install Solar Power

51 Mount Diablo Schools Install Solar Power

May 3, 2012 4:07 PM
The California solar installation rate is increasing rapidly, with a recent addition being ...
Solar Energy Provider Creates Benevolent Fund

Solar Energy Provider Creates Benevolent Fund

Apr 23, 2012 2:31 PM
Following Earth Day, which was celebrated globally on April 22, 1st Light Energy, a leadin ...
Department of Transportation Promotes Solar Initiatives

Department of Transportation Promotes Solar Initiatives

Apr 19, 2012 4:38 PM
The Department of Transportation is doing its best to improve green energy use across the ...
Maryland Sanitary District Considers Solar Power

Maryland Sanitary District Considers Solar Power

Apr 4, 2012 2:14 PM
The Somerset County Sanitary District in Maryland is currently considering installing sola ...
World's First Fully Integrated Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Launched

World's First Fully Integrated Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Launched

Mar 20, 2012 4:25 PM
When it comes to setting up a rooftop solar array, the services of a professional installe ...
Solar installation doubles nationwide

Solar installation doubles nationwide

Mar 14, 2012 5:08 PM
Solar installation in the United States more than doubled from 2010 to 2011, with Californ ...
Massive Growth in Chinese Solar Could Support Global Industry

Massive Growth in Chinese Solar Could Support Global Industry

Feb 6, 2012 5:28 PM
While solar markets continue to grow around the world, China has emerged as one of the fas ...
Solar and Renewables Sectors See Growth in 2011 Despite Some Road Bumps

Solar and Renewables Sectors See Growth in 2011 Despite Some Road Bumps

Feb 2, 2012 2:19 PM
Most people recognize that renewable energy will ultimately prove necessary for the U.S. a ...
Solar Shingles Help Solar Blend Into the Background

Solar Shingles Help Solar Blend Into the Background

Jan 31, 2012 2:07 PM
Different homeowners have given different reasons for not wanting to invest in solar insta ...
The market for residential solar installations has changed dramatically in only the past five years.

The market for residential solar installations has changed dramatically in only the past five years.

Jan 27, 2012 2:25 PM
The market for residential solar installations has changed dramatically in only the past f ...
Solar Ships Could Soon Ply the Waters Around the Globe

Solar Ships Could Soon Ply the Waters Around the Globe

Jan 25, 2012 2:09 PM
More and more businesses, homeowners and even utilities have seen fit to invest in solar i ...
California, New York Seeing More Local Action in Support of Solar

California, New York Seeing More Local Action in Support of Solar

Jan 23, 2012 2:29 PM
Much of the solar industry's attention of late has been focused on the loss of importa ...
Photovoltaics Present Some Problems, But Mirrors and Sunflowers Hold the Key

Photovoltaics Present Some Problems, But Mirrors and Sunflowers Hold the Key

Jan 19, 2012 1:37 PM
One of the biggest concerns about solar power as more residential and commercial solar ins ...
Feds See Solar Investment Go To Waste As Utility Stalls

Feds See Solar Investment Go To Waste As Utility Stalls

Jan 16, 2012 1:58 PM
While solar installations in the U.S. have been skyrocketing over the past few years, some ...
German Solar Sees Growth Even Through Hardship

German Solar Sees Growth Even Through Hardship

Jan 11, 2012 2:14 PM
While circumstances have grown lean for some solar manufacturers, positive news continues ...
New '3D' Solar Cells Could Set Silicon Efficiency Record

New '3D' Solar Cells Could Set Silicon Efficiency Record

Jan 10, 2012 1:59 PM
Probably the strongest driving force behind photovoltaic solar power has been the consiste ...
Distributed Generation Could Offer Support for Solar and Improve Lives of Billions

Distributed Generation Could Offer Support for Solar and Improve Lives of Billions

Jan 9, 2012 4:34 PM
In late November and early December, the United Nations gathered in Durban, South Africa, ...
As National Solar Grant Program Ends, Industry Groups Turn to States

As National Solar Grant Program Ends, Industry Groups Turn to States

Jan 4, 2012 1:55 PM
The U.S. has seen a massive surge in interest in solar over the past few years. The Solar ...
Solar Gardens Offer Solar Power Without the Installation

Solar Gardens Offer Solar Power Without the Installation

Jan 3, 2012 5:04 PM
The U.S. has seen a dramatic rise in interest in solar installations across the country, w ...
German Solar Faltering, But Supporters Standing Firm

German Solar Faltering, But Supporters Standing Firm

Dec 20, 2011 12:44 PM
While a great deal of noise was made in the U.S. over loan guarantees to photovoltaic sola ...
Solar Sees Record Installations in Third Quarter, Though Prospects Remain Uncertain

Solar Sees Record Installations in Third Quarter, Though Prospects Remain Uncertain

Dec 16, 2011 9:39 AM
Critics continue to the wait for the bottom of the solar sector to fall out, but the indus ...
New Manufacturing Developments Hoping to Reduce the Cost of Solar

New Manufacturing Developments Hoping to Reduce the Cost of Solar

Dec 15, 2011 2:04 PM
Solar power, from large-scale power plants to residential solar installations, has seen dr ...
North African Solar Efforts Offer New Model for Large-Scale Solar

North African Solar Efforts Offer New Model for Large-Scale Solar

Dec 13, 2011 1:57 PM
European developers hope that desert-based solar power could prove to be a critical asset ...
Buffett Shows the Solar Industry is Still Alive and Strong

Buffett Shows the Solar Industry is Still Alive and Strong

Dec 9, 2011 3:01 PM
Ever more news continues to pour in signaling that the solar market is not quite as doomed ...
Question Answered: Solar Has Already Met the Grid

Question Answered: Solar Has Already Met the Grid

Dec 9, 2011 10:13 AM
For a long time, grid parity had become something of a Holy Grail for the solar industry. ...
IEA Imagines World Run By Renewables by Mid-Century

IEA Imagines World Run By Renewables by Mid-Century

Dec 7, 2011 1:30 PM
Many people think of renewable energy as a vague prospect far off in the future without ma ...
India Sees Success With New Model for Solar

India Sees Success With New Model for Solar

Dec 6, 2011 1:26 PM
The U.S. solar market has seen a dramatic rise in recent years, quickly making up lost gro ...
Solar Funding Looks Set to Roll On, With or Without Federal Government

Solar Funding Looks Set to Roll On, With or Without Federal Government

Dec 2, 2011 1:55 PM
The biggest news in the renewable energy sector at the moment is the upcoming expiration o ...
North American Solar Market Could Double

North American Solar Market Could Double

Nov 30, 2011 6:11 PM
After months of speculation about the end of the solar era and the inevitable decline of t ...
Solar and Renewables Strong and Growing Stronger, and Google Only Proves It

Solar and Renewables Strong and Growing Stronger, and Google Only Proves It

Nov 29, 2011 2:28 PM
The clean energy sector received a bit of a shock on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving when ...
Americans Continue to Support Solar Power in Word and Deed

Americans Continue to Support Solar Power in Word and Deed

Nov 23, 2011 1:59 PM
Only last year, the prospects for solar power seemed boundless. The country had continued ...
Sunshot Takes Aim at Low-Cost Solar

Sunshot Takes Aim at Low-Cost Solar

Nov 21, 2011 1:21 PM
Only a few decades ago, solar power was held up as an example of the problems inherent in ...
The Smart Grid and Solar

The Smart Grid and Solar

Nov 18, 2011 4:18 PM
When considering the steps necessary to add a rooftop solar installation, the list can som ...
NRG's Crane Speaks Up for Solar Power

NRG's Crane Speaks Up for Solar Power

Nov 14, 2011 2:02 PM
With the greatest part of American electricity coming from coal and much of the rest comin ...
California Reaches 1 GW of Rooftop Solar

California Reaches 1 GW of Rooftop Solar

Nov 9, 2011 4:11 PM
California has a firm and well-deserved reputation as the heart of the U.S. solar revoluti ...
Renewable Subsidies Pale in Comparison to Support for Fossil Fuels

Renewable Subsidies Pale in Comparison to Support for Fossil Fuels

Nov 8, 2011 2:02 PM
With the technology steadily coming into its own, solar installations have grown across th ...
Future of Solar Tied to Portfolio Standards

Future of Solar Tied to Portfolio Standards

Nov 4, 2011 4:36 PM
Direct solar incentives like tax credits and low-interest loans are popular among people l ...
Floating Platforms Offer Opportunity For Solar and Other Renewables

Floating Platforms Offer Opportunity For Solar and Other Renewables

Nov 2, 2011 3:34 PM
Commercial and residential solar installations represent some of the greatest potential fo ...
Colleges a Growing Player in Solar Markets

Colleges a Growing Player in Solar Markets

Oct 26, 2011 4:07 PM
Solar installations have sprouted up around the country on office rooftops, in parking lot ...
Solar Sees Growth In Jobs As Well As Installations

Solar Sees Growth In Jobs As Well As Installations

Oct 25, 2011 12:51 PM
Solar power has grown dramatically in recent years, literally doubling in capacity in 2010 ...
Solar Power Coming Into Its Own

Solar Power Coming Into Its Own

Oct 25, 2011 12:48 PM
Since it was first developed by Bell Labs in the 1950s, solar power has suffered from a re ...
Many Options Available For Intermittent Power

Many Options Available For Intermittent Power

Oct 20, 2011 12:43 PM
While many consumers still worry about the cost of solar installations, prices have fallen ...
Intermittency Still a Challenge for Solar Power

Intermittency Still a Challenge for Solar Power

Oct 20, 2011 12:40 PM
Few people live far enough north or south that they can have sunlight all day long, so mos ...
Solar Is Already Efficient Enough

Solar Is Already Efficient Enough

Oct 17, 2011 12:25 PM
People around the world have begun to steadily come on board with the idea of solar as a v ...
Solar Sees Use in Oil Industry

Solar Sees Use in Oil Industry

Oct 14, 2011 12:16 PM
Country's like Germany, Italy and Japan have made solar power a major part of their na ...
Global Solar Market Shows Strong Growth In 2010 and Into 2011

Global Solar Market Shows Strong Growth In 2010 and Into 2011

Oct 7, 2011 4:15 PM
In the wake of the financial crisis in 2008, investment in renewable energy around the wor ...
SEIA Quarterly Report Paints Positive Picture of U.S. Solar

SEIA Quarterly Report Paints Positive Picture of U.S. Solar

Oct 6, 2011 4:24 PM
It is not always easy to determine from the news how an industry is performing. The U.S. s ...
Solar-Powered Computer Chip Opens New Possibilities

Solar-Powered Computer Chip Opens New Possibilities

Oct 5, 2011 4:37 PM
Once an indomitable force in the field of personal computing, Intel has faded somewhat in ...
Farms a Growing Market For Solar Power

Farms a Growing Market For Solar Power

Sep 30, 2011 12:45 PM
When most people think about solar power they imagine rooftop solar installations on house ...
U.S. Boasts Substantial Potential For Solar Power

U.S. Boasts Substantial Potential For Solar Power

Sep 29, 2011 12:22 PM
Solar power has grown dramatically over the last decade. The Solar Energy Industries Assoc ...
New Options Emerging For Solar Financing

New Options Emerging For Solar Financing

Sep 28, 2011 12:50 PM
One of the greatest challenges for those interested in rooftop solar installations is the ...
Loan Guarantees Come With Risk, But Hold Great Promise

Loan Guarantees Come With Risk, But Hold Great Promise

Sep 26, 2011 3:18 PM
The number of solar incentives through the U.S. now ranges in the hundreds, as more and mo ...
Mississippi Sees Growth in Solar Industry As South Becomes Destination of Choice

Mississippi Sees Growth in Solar Industry As South Becomes Destination of Choice

Sep 21, 2011 12:46 PM
Mississippi has hardly been a central player in the solar industry so far. According to th ...
California Sees Limited Success From New House Solar Incentive

California Sees Limited Success From New House Solar Incentive

Sep 21, 2011 12:39 PM
California has seen great success from some of its solar incentives, with the California S ...
Solar Market Looking Strong In U.S. and Globally

Solar Market Looking Strong In U.S. and Globally

Sep 20, 2011 1:25 PM
Solar power installations in the U.S. increased more than 50 percent in 2010, despite a re ...
Businesses and Utilities Helping Drive Solar Industry

Businesses and Utilities Helping Drive Solar Industry

Sep 16, 2011 9:18 AM
Last year turned out to be a banner year for the solar industry. According to the Solar En ...
How Silicon Solar Cells Are Produced

How Silicon Solar Cells Are Produced

Sep 14, 2011 3:34 PM
Homeowners considering residential solar installations are presented with a wide array of ...
Report Shows U.S. a Major Player in Solar Market

Report Shows U.S. a Major Player in Solar Market

Sep 7, 2011 4:10 PM
According to the Solar Energy Industries Assocation's annual report, the U.S. more tha ...
Tips for Homeowners Considering a Solar Installation

Tips for Homeowners Considering a Solar Installation

Sep 6, 2011 9:10 AM
More and more, the best option for most homeowners looking to reduce their utility bills i ...
Solar Maps Offer an Easy Estimate for Homeowners

Solar Maps Offer an Easy Estimate for Homeowners

Aug 30, 2011 3:29 PM
A growing number of communities are seeing the advantages of residential solar installatio ...
Young New Yorker Develops New Model for Solar Arrays

Young New Yorker Develops New Model for Solar Arrays

Aug 19, 2011 2:27 PM
Solar installations have changed substantially in recent years. Solar thermal power plants ...
Solar Power Sees Growing Use In Gadgets

Solar Power Sees Growing Use In Gadgets

Aug 18, 2011 1:52 PM
Residential solar installations have seen growing importance for many regions of the count ...
Solar Energy Credits an Effective But Uncertain Policy Tool

Solar Energy Credits an Effective But Uncertain Policy Tool

Aug 16, 2011 4:04 PM
Solar incentives around the U.S. have taken a variety of forms from tax rebates to propert ...
Electronics Company Looks to Solar for Distributed Computing

Electronics Company Looks to Solar for Distributed Computing

Aug 1, 2011 4:04 PM
Distributed power generation has been touted as one of the primary benefits of solar insta ...
What to Know About Concentrated Solar Thermal

What to Know About Concentrated Solar Thermal

Jul 28, 2011 3:20 PM
Residential solar installations mostly fall into only a few categories. Some homeowners in ...
Solar Power Makes Good Use of Wasted Space

Solar Power Makes Good Use of Wasted Space

Jul 25, 2011 5:09 PM
Solar power has wide variety of advantages over traditional sources of energy. Zero emissi ...
Solar Industry in 2011 So Far

Solar Industry in 2011 So Far

Jul 20, 2011 8:20 PM
The solar industry has grown dramatically over the past few years, making substantial gain ...
Materials that could define solar power

Materials that could define solar power

Jul 19, 2011 6:13 PM
Photovoltaic solar installations make use of a wide variety of materials and each year a v ...
Do Solar Panels Have an Environmental Impact

Do Solar Panels Have an Environmental Impact

Jul 14, 2011 4:09 PM
One of the numerous appealing qualities of solar power has always been its major environme ...
Including Solar Power From the Ground Up

Including Solar Power From the Ground Up

Jul 14, 2011 3:01 PM
For most people, business and residential solar installations provide a relatively simple ...
Coal Losing Reputation for Reliability

Coal Losing Reputation for Reliability

Jul 12, 2011 5:15 PM
Last year saw a slight decline in the pace of growth in the solar industry, but the U.S. s ...
What is the future of solar

What is the future of solar

Jul 11, 2011 12:10 PM
Solar installations are spreading at an astounding pace as the technology continues to fal ...
Distributed Generation Brings Power to India and Efficiency to U.S.

Distributed Generation Brings Power to India and Efficiency to U.S.

Jul 6, 2011 4:14 PM
Most Americans are quickly growing warmer to the possibilities of solar power, with costs ...
Solar Industry Still Small, But Growing

Solar Industry Still Small, But Growing

Jun 28, 2011 8:11 PM
A growing number of companies and homeowners are turning to solar power installations as a ...
Solar Industry Here to Stay

Solar Industry Here to Stay

Jun 17, 2011 4:19 PM
Over the past few years, new developments in solar power have been discussed in the news, ...
Grid Parity; Are We There Yet

Grid Parity; Are We There Yet

Jun 16, 2011 3:30 PM
Anyone looking into getting a solar installation will almost certainly have heard the term ...
Running Your Meter Backwards

Running Your Meter Backwards

Jun 14, 2011 4:25 PM
The most unique aspect of the growth of solar power has easily been the shift toward distr ...
Solar Powered Sinks and Showers

Solar Powered Sinks and Showers

Jun 7, 2011 11:33 AM
Solar power has seen a dramatic rise in popularity in recent years, with a growing number ...
Understanding Different Photovoltaic Panels

Understanding Different Photovoltaic Panels

Jun 2, 2011 4:44 PM
Solar power comes in a variety of different forms, from solar water heating to the seeming ...
Photovoltaics: The Basics

Photovoltaics: The Basics

Jun 1, 2011 3:52 PM
As energy needs and energy costs rise together, companies and countries alike are starting ...
New Technology Could Dramatically Improve Solar Panel Efficiency

New Technology Could Dramatically Improve Solar Panel Efficiency

May 26, 2011 9:39 AM
While many are turning to solar power for environmental or energy security concerns, the t ...
Representatives Call for More Solar in Western U.S.

Representatives Call for More Solar in Western U.S.

May 17, 2011 3:05 PM
The solar industry has seen substantial growth in recent years, but still accounts for a s ...
Unexpected Materials Costs Hampering Solar Industry

Unexpected Materials Costs Hampering Solar Industry

May 17, 2011 12:01 PM
Polysilicon is one of the main components of most solar panels, so falling prices would no ...
California School District Installs Three Solar Arrays

California School District Installs Three Solar Arrays

Apr 28, 2011 8:24 AM
The Muroc School District has partnered with California solar installers Conergy USA to bu ...
Pennsylvania Quickly Becoming Solar Hotbed; Residents Emphasize Financial Benefits of Solar Panel Sy

Pennsylvania Quickly Becoming Solar Hotbed; Residents Emphasize Financial Benefits of Solar Panel Sy

Apr 27, 2011 2:22 PM
While California has for many years been the nation’s leader in photovoltaic install ...
Government to Back Loans for Homeowners to Install Solar Panel Systems

Government to Back Loans for Homeowners to Install Solar Panel Systems

Apr 26, 2011 2:51 PM
With the labor market in the U.S. still reeling from the recession and only growing slight ...
Report: Solar Panel Systems Boost Resale Value of Homes

Report: Solar Panel Systems Boost Resale Value of Homes

Apr 21, 2011 3:35 PM
The U.S. housing industry has suffered through one of the worst contractions in its histor ...
Solar Startups Shift Solar Panel Systems From Land to Sea - With Great Results

Solar Startups Shift Solar Panel Systems From Land to Sea - With Great Results

Apr 20, 2011 2:54 PM
The U.S. solar power industry has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade. During t ...
Financing A Home Solar Panel System is Easier Than Ever; Some Options Require No Upfront Capital

Financing A Home Solar Panel System is Easier Than Ever; Some Options Require No Upfront Capital

Apr 14, 2011 4:30 PM
The landmark bill that California's governor, Jerry Brown, signed into law this week m ...
California Man Installs Photovoltaic Array, Now Looks Forward to Electricity Bills

California Man Installs Photovoltaic Array, Now Looks Forward to Electricity Bills

Apr 6, 2011 4:00 PM
California led the nation in the number of photovoltaic systems installed in 2010. The sta ...
Want a Bigger Tax Rebate Check Use This Chart to Determine Tax Incentives You Could Get For Going So

Want a Bigger Tax Rebate Check Use This Chart to Determine Tax Incentives You Could Get For Going So

Apr 5, 2011 2:29 PM
If you're thinking about installing a solar panel system on your home and you're w ...
ASU Researchers Use Graphite to Boost Solar Efficiency, Cut Costs

ASU Researchers Use Graphite to Boost Solar Efficiency, Cut Costs

Apr 5, 2011 2:25 PM
Solar and wind power are currently more costly energy alternatives to fossil fuels. Howeve ...
Touting its Solar Technology, Areva Teams to Build 150-Megawatt Concentrated Photovoltaic Array in C

Touting its Solar Technology, Areva Teams to Build 150-Megawatt Concentrated Photovoltaic Array in C

Apr 4, 2011 3:58 PM
Japanese workers are still fighting to contain the devastation caused by the earthquake an ...
No Assembly Required: Arizona Utilities Let Customers Cut Electricity Bills Through Innovative Solar

No Assembly Required: Arizona Utilities Let Customers Cut Electricity Bills Through Innovative Solar

Mar 30, 2011 11:32 AM
While large-scale solar panel installations receive a lot of attention because of their si ...
MIT Professor Develops Solar Leaf, Could Lead to Cheaper, Cleaner Energy

MIT Professor Develops Solar Leaf, Could Lead to Cheaper, Cleaner Energy

Mar 29, 2011 3:57 PM
Often, when scientists are pressed to come up with new ideas and innovate in a given field ...
Tallest Building in U.S. to Undergo Solar Power Upgrade

Tallest Building in U.S. to Undergo Solar Power Upgrade

Mar 28, 2011 5:46 PM
The Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois currently stands as the tallest building in the U.S. ...
With Proliferation of Solar Panel Systems, California Works to Update Its Electrical Grid

With Proliferation of Solar Panel Systems, California Works to Update Its Electrical Grid

Mar 25, 2011 10:47 AM
As states move to increase the amount of energy derived from renewable energy sources, pol ...
KB Home Teams with SunPower to Bring Solar Panel Systems to New Homes in Southern California

KB Home Teams with SunPower to Bring Solar Panel Systems to New Homes in Southern California

Mar 22, 2011 3:14 PM
Home sales in the U.S. have been sluggish over the past few years as the industry reels fr ...
Alternative Energy Gaining Traction in Farming Industry

Alternative Energy Gaining Traction in Farming Industry

Mar 18, 2011 5:14 PM
Clean-energy projects are appearing with greater frequency in agricultural applications, s ...
Solar Use Growing in Transportation Sector

Solar Use Growing in Transportation Sector

Mar 18, 2011 5:11 PM
Solar power can help homeowners and businesses reduce their energy consumption and slash t ...
Municipal Governments Turn to Solar Power

Municipal Governments Turn to Solar Power

Mar 17, 2011 8:28 PM
Solar power is gaining traction among businesses and homeowners, as solar projects general ...
Solar Projects of All Sizes Spring Up in California

Solar Projects of All Sizes Spring Up in California

Mar 17, 2011 6:50 PM
California has some of the nation's sunniest cities, and the state has long been at th ...
Colorado's Largest Solar Power Plant to Supply 5,000 Homes with Clean Energy

Colorado's Largest Solar Power Plant to Supply 5,000 Homes with Clean Energy

Mar 17, 2011 2:09 PM
As Japanese workers endeavor to prevent 4 nuclear reactors from melting down in the wake o ...
Solar Power Expected to Have Bright Future in Florida

Solar Power Expected to Have Bright Future in Florida

Mar 15, 2011 1:56 PM
Florida is known as the Sunshine State for a reason: It's estimated that the amount of ...
Brooklyn Bridge Park Celebrates Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Brooklyn Bridge Park Celebrates Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Mar 15, 2011 12:03 PM
The Brooklyn Bridge connects the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan together and is one of ...
U.S. Solar Industry Grew at a Torrid Pace in 2010

U.S. Solar Industry Grew at a Torrid Pace in 2010

Mar 15, 2011 8:46 AM
In his State of the Union address in January, President Obama touted the benefits of green ...
Solar Gains Traction in Agriculture Industry

Solar Gains Traction in Agriculture Industry

Mar 8, 2011 5:11 PM
The global agriculture industry's carbon footprint is enormous; a 2006 United Nations ...
Aquentium Solar to Offer Free Energy Evaluations for Riverside, CA Residents

Aquentium Solar to Offer Free Energy Evaluations for Riverside, CA Residents

Mar 8, 2011 2:25 AM
If you're thinking about installing a solar panel system on your home, you're prob ...
Report: Lenders Could Fuel Solar Industry's Growth in 2011

Report: Lenders Could Fuel Solar Industry's Growth in 2011

Mar 7, 2011 5:41 PM
The solar power industry in the U.S. could benefit from the nascent economic recovery, but ...
Unconventional Solar Applications Gain Popularity

Unconventional Solar Applications Gain Popularity

Mar 1, 2011 11:11 PM
Solar power is growing more common as a means of generating energy on homes and commercial ...
In Cold-Weather States, Solar Heats Up

In Cold-Weather States, Solar Heats Up

Mar 1, 2011 11:07 PM
Solar power is gaining popularity even in some of the coldest parts of the country.The Cit ...
Mid-Sized Solar Facilities Take Hold in California

Mid-Sized Solar Facilities Take Hold in California

Feb 28, 2011 12:13 PM
Many of the California solar installations - those in the planning stages and those alread ...
Solar Power Helps Schools Slash Energy Spending

Solar Power Helps Schools Slash Energy Spending

Feb 28, 2011 11:30 AM
Solar energy can help reduce carbon emissions, of course - but an even bigger benefit to c ...
Solar and the Transportation Sector: A Natural Fit

Solar and the Transportation Sector: A Natural Fit

Feb 15, 2011 12:45 PM
Transportation represents roughly a third of the nation's carbon emissions - a figure ...
Schools Across the Country Go Solar

Schools Across the Country Go Solar

Feb 15, 2011 12:42 PM
Solar power is gaining popularity in school systems across the nation, as it offers a way ...
English grocery store chain now carries solar panels

English grocery store chain now carries solar panels

Feb 11, 2011 10:40 PM
Next time you make your list of items you need to get at the grocery store, it's unlik ...
Solar Insurance Grows in Popularity

Solar Insurance Grows in Popularity

Feb 8, 2011 5:22 PM
Solar panel installations have become increasingly ubiquitous throughout the U.S. and as a ...
Department of Energy Funnels $27 Million Toward Solar Research

Department of Energy Funnels $27 Million Toward Solar Research

Feb 4, 2011 5:34 PM
Under Secretary Steven Chu, the U.S. Department of Energy has invested money into research ...
Solar Power Gains Popularity in Massachusetts

Solar Power Gains Popularity in Massachusetts

Feb 2, 2011 6:06 PM
New England is suffering through one of its coldest, snowiest winters on record - but many ...
Solar Power Helps Hawaiians Cut Fossil Fuel Use

Solar Power Helps Hawaiians Cut Fossil Fuel Use

Feb 1, 2011 8:42 PM
Hawaii may be a secluded island paradise - but its remoteness isn't always an asset. T ...
New Jersey Company to Derive 100% of Electricity From Solar Power

New Jersey Company to Derive 100% of Electricity From Solar Power

Feb 1, 2011 7:50 PM
Mario Russo is looking forward to a steeply reduced energy bill at his company in the comi ...
California Marches Toward 33 Percent Renewable Goal

California Marches Toward 33 Percent Renewable Goal

Feb 1, 2011 10:20 AM
California has one of the nation's most ambitious renewable-energy targets: It hopes t ...
U.S. Military Plans for a Greener Future

U.S. Military Plans for a Greener Future

Jan 28, 2011 5:44 PM
The American military may be one of the world's biggest fighting forces - but its shee ...
Solar takes hold in Tennessee

Solar takes hold in Tennessee

Jan 28, 2011 5:42 PM
Solar power is gaining traction in Tennessee - and a major solar-module producer has even ...
Solar Company Introduces System Monitoring Tool - For Facebook

Solar Company Introduces System Monitoring Tool - For Facebook

Jan 28, 2011 4:45 PM
One of the biggest issues facing the domestic solar industry in the U.S. is the lack of ac ...
Moth Eyes Serve as Inspiration for Japanese Solar Researchers

Moth Eyes Serve as Inspiration for Japanese Solar Researchers

Jan 25, 2011 5:24 PM
Scientists often find inspiration for their research by looking at everyday things in new ...
States Look Toward Solar Energy Reform

States Look Toward Solar Energy Reform

Jan 25, 2011 12:43 AM
Increasing utility costs and overzealous regulation are driving up energy costs for homeow ...
17,000-Panel Solar Farm Planned for Springfield, Massachusetts

17,000-Panel Solar Farm Planned for Springfield, Massachusetts

Jan 18, 2011 11:26 AM
In a move that helps ease the blow of a recent solar manufacturing facility closing in the ...
Solar Takes Hold on the West Coast

Solar Takes Hold on the West Coast

Jan 17, 2011 8:00 AM
Everywhere in the country, solar power is gaining in popularity as homeowners, businesses, ...
Solar Saves Money for Towns, Businesses Nationwide

Solar Saves Money for Towns, Businesses Nationwide

Jan 14, 2011 6:30 PM
Municipal governments and private companies are turning to solar power to reduce their car ...
'Buy American' Solar Provision Could Anger Chinese

'Buy American' Solar Provision Could Anger Chinese

Jan 11, 2011 4:20 PM
Last week, President Obama signed into law a military authorization bill that mandates tha ...
Organizations Seek Savings with Solar Power

Organizations Seek Savings with Solar Power

Jan 10, 2011 8:44 PM
Businesses, municipalities and nonprofit organizations across the nation are using solar p ...
California Solar Companies Make Waves

California Solar Companies Make Waves

Jan 10, 2011 8:43 PM
Solar power can, of course, reduce carbon emissions and help individuals and businesses sl ...
Across the Nation, Solar Saves Money

Across the Nation, Solar Saves Money

Dec 27, 2010 11:11 PM
Solar installations large and small are helping save money for businesses, municipal gover ...
Solar Power Takes Hold in Midwest

Solar Power Takes Hold in Midwest

Dec 23, 2010 7:03 PM
The nation's largest solar markets - California and New Jersey - may be located on the ...
In California, Solar Projects Large and Small Crop Up

In California, Solar Projects Large and Small Crop Up

Dec 21, 2010 10:00 AM
Solar arrays of all sizes are becoming commonplace in California.The nation's most hea ...
Nonprofits, Schools Look to Save With Solar

Nonprofits, Schools Look to Save With Solar

Dec 20, 2010 6:21 PM
Solar power can provide significant cost savings for consumers and businesses - so it' ...
Renewable-Energy Infrastructure Gets a Boost

Renewable-Energy Infrastructure Gets a Boost

Dec 12, 2010 8:00 AM
Crucial to the wider adoption of solar power and other renewable-energy technologies is an ...
Communities, Businesses Slash Carbon Emissions with Solar Power

Communities, Businesses Slash Carbon Emissions with Solar Power

Dec 10, 2010 6:27 PM
Solar energy is nearly carbon-free - just about the only carbon that is produced in a sola ...
Solar Carports Crop Up

Solar Carports Crop Up

Dec 5, 2010 8:00 AM
Ever leave your car parked in the sun and return to find it stiflingly hot? Parking lot so ...
Across the Country, Solar Power Saves Money

Across the Country, Solar Power Saves Money

Dec 3, 2010 6:24 PM
Solar panels have environmental benefits, to be sure: They can produce electricity without ...
Determining a Solar Project's Payback Period

Determining a Solar Project's Payback Period

Dec 1, 2010 7:54 PM
Solar power can be a great investment - for most people, solar arrays or solar water heate ...
Solar Power Innovations Promise Cleaner, Cheaper Energy

Solar Power Innovations Promise Cleaner, Cheaper Energy

Nov 30, 2010 4:12 PM
Massive strides have been made in solar technology in the past few decades - and the advan ...
Consider Acting Soon on Solar

Consider Acting Soon on Solar

Nov 30, 2010 4:11 PM
Solar panel prices have been falling steadily for the past two decades - good news for hom ...
School Systems Go Solar to Slash Energy Spending

School Systems Go Solar to Slash Energy Spending

Nov 21, 2010 9:00 AM
State and municipal budgets across the nation are being squeezed by the sluggish economy.I ...
Solar and the Transportation Systems of the Future

Solar and the Transportation Systems of the Future

Nov 19, 2010 2:10 PM
Solar installations are growing more common on homes, offices and industrial facilities. B ...
Arizona Homes Get Green Upgrade

Arizona Homes Get Green Upgrade

Nov 15, 2010 5:28 PM
In Arizona, a new community has recently opened that offers buyers the chance to purchase ...
Solar Power's Return on Investment

Solar Power's Return on Investment

Nov 14, 2010 9:00 AM
Some businesses and homeowners are motivated to go solar because they want to reduce their ...
Solar Expected to Become Competitive With Fossil Fuels

Solar Expected to Become Competitive With Fossil Fuels

Nov 12, 2010 2:59 PM
Solar proponents have long talked about the day when solar power would achieve cost parity ...
Australia and US to Collaborate on Solar Initiative

Australia and US to Collaborate on Solar Initiative

Nov 11, 2010 4:23 PM
The governments of Australia and the United States will join together in a joint initiativ ...
'Silent Revolution' Coming in Renewable Energy

'Silent Revolution' Coming in Renewable Energy

Nov 10, 2010 3:59 PM
The global economy will turn to renewable sources of energy sooner than many believe, acco ...
How to Get the Best Deal on a Solar Array

How to Get the Best Deal on a Solar Array

Nov 8, 2010 11:09 AM
Going solar can lead to big savings - solar arrays generally cut a household's energy ...
Solar Works, Even Where Skies Are Cloudy

Solar Works, Even Where Skies Are Cloudy

Nov 5, 2010 3:11 PM
Solar projects have proliferated in the arid, sunny Southwest - and they'll continue t ...
Florida Legislature To Convene And Discuss Solar Rebates

Florida Legislature To Convene And Discuss Solar Rebates

Nov 5, 2010 2:30 PM
Newly-elected legislators in the Sunshine State expressed an interest in discussing distri ...
DOI approves another solar plant on California public land

DOI approves another solar plant on California public land

Nov 5, 2010 9:09 AM
The U.S. Interior Department signed off on Thursday on a seventh solar power plant on Cali ...
Solar Keyboards Reinvent a Traditional Technology

Solar Keyboards Reinvent a Traditional Technology

Nov 4, 2010 2:50 PM
The keyboard hasn't changed much since it was first introduced on mechanical typewrite ...
The Flip Side of Smart Grids

The Flip Side of Smart Grids

Nov 4, 2010 2:15 PM
The concept of a smart grid looks pretty good on its face - and upgrading the grid would d ...
Solar Keyboards Innovate on a Traditional Technology

Solar Keyboards Innovate on a Traditional Technology

Nov 4, 2010 7:00 AM
The keyboard hasn't changed much since it was first introduced on mechanical typewrite ...
Two North Jersey schools to go solar

Two North Jersey schools to go solar

Nov 3, 2010 2:21 PM
A plan for two North Jersey schools to capitalize on solar energy took a significant step ...
Homeowners May Want to Take Advantage of Subsidies Sooner

Homeowners May Want to Take Advantage of Subsidies Sooner

Nov 2, 2010 2:58 PM
Homeowners considering a new solar power installation are experiencing a pretty good envir ...
The Key Technology for a Solar Economy Isn't Solar

The Key Technology for a Solar Economy Isn't Solar

Nov 1, 2010 9:00 AM
Surprisingly, the most important technology for a renewable-energy economy based on solar ...
Organizations Turn to Solar Power to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Organizations Turn to Solar Power to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Oct 31, 2010 9:00 AM
More and more, companies, academic institutions and government bodies are looking to reduc ...
How Small Businesses Save With Solar Installations

How Small Businesses Save With Solar Installations

Oct 29, 2010 1:52 PM
Solar power increasingly makes a lot of sense for small business owners striving to make e ...
Spanish Government Cuts Rates in Exchange for Ending Investigations

Spanish Government Cuts Rates in Exchange for Ending Investigations

Oct 29, 2010 1:41 PM
The complexity of some feed-in tariff regimes was thrown into view this week after the Spa ...
Homeowners May Want to Move on Getting Solar Incentives

Homeowners May Want to Move on Getting Solar Incentives

Oct 26, 2010 9:14 PM
Homeowners considering a new solar power installation are experiencing a pretty good envir ...
Purdue Student Builds Solar-Powered Motorcycle

Purdue Student Builds Solar-Powered Motorcycle

Oct 26, 2010 8:42 PM
An inventive and resourceful Purdue University student has created a motorcycle - one ...
Successful Arguments for Solar Focus on Cost, not Greening

Successful Arguments for Solar Focus on Cost, not Greening

Oct 25, 2010 4:15 PM
There are two parallel arguments for installing solar panels on a house - the environmenta ...
Across the Nation, Communities Gear Up for Solar Jobs

Across the Nation, Communities Gear Up for Solar Jobs

Oct 24, 2010 10:00 AM
So-called "green collar" jobs are expected to become far more prevalent in the U ...
Oil Industry Employs Solar Technology to Save Power

Oil Industry Employs Solar Technology to Save Power

Oct 23, 2010 7:00 AM
In an ironic twist, a new piece of oil extraction technology runs off of solar power, usin ...
Schools Save Money, Educate Students by Going Solar

Schools Save Money, Educate Students by Going Solar

Oct 22, 2010 4:05 PM
Across the nation, schools and universities are adopting solar power to help their student ...
California Businesses Turn to Solar Power

California Businesses Turn to Solar Power

Oct 22, 2010 1:02 PM
Flying into any major airport in California, a traveler will see rooftops glistening black ...
Choosing a Solar Panel - Thin-film or Silicon

Choosing a Solar Panel - Thin-film or Silicon

Oct 22, 2010 11:00 AM
There are currently two main families of solar modules - thin-film and silicon photovoltai ...
IBM Research Brings Solar, Chip Industries Closer

IBM Research Brings Solar, Chip Industries Closer

Oct 20, 2010 2:08 PM
IBM's research and development programs helped drive some of the most important advanc ...
Energy-Efficient Lighting - Is It a Smart Investment

Energy-Efficient Lighting - Is It a Smart Investment

Oct 20, 2010 10:30 AM
Home solar installations and energy-efficient light bulbs have an important thing in commo ...
Location, Location, Location - Roof Placement and Optimization

Location, Location, Location - Roof Placement and Optimization

Oct 14, 2010 4:11 PM
One of the most important considerations in sourcing and purchasing a solar home system is ...
Going Solar Consider an Energy Audit

Going Solar Consider an Energy Audit

Oct 10, 2010 8:00 AM
Auditing a home's energy use while going solar can be a smart move - it can give a hom ...
Solar Water Heating: It's Come a Long Way

Solar Water Heating: It's Come a Long Way

Oct 3, 2010 9:00 AM
Those old enough to remember the solar water heating systems of the 1970s probably cringe ...
Energy Storage: An Old Idea With New Applications

Energy Storage: An Old Idea With New Applications

Sep 30, 2010 4:18 PM
Organizations with on-site energy-production facilities have had energy-storage technology ...
Companies, Homeowners Go Green with Solar Power

Companies, Homeowners Go Green with Solar Power

Sep 26, 2010 9:00 AM
Across the nation, businesses and homeowners are adopting solar power to reduce their carb ...
For Organizations of All Sizes, Solar Leads to Cost Savings

For Organizations of All Sizes, Solar Leads to Cost Savings

Sep 19, 2010 9:00 AM
Perhaps the best reason to adopt solar power is the money that can be saved - and companie ...
Boeing Signs DARPA Deal for Solar Drone with Five-Year Flight Time

Boeing Signs DARPA Deal for Solar Drone with Five-Year Flight Time

Sep 18, 2010 7:00 AM
Boeing, the largest aerospace company in the world, has won a contract worth $89 million f ...
Study Suggests Mountain West as Solar Hub

Study Suggests Mountain West as Solar Hub

Sep 6, 2010 12:00 PM
A study from the nonpartisan Brookings Institute in Washington suggests that the United St ...
Noveda to Provide PSE&G with Solar Monitoring Solution

Noveda to Provide PSE&G with Solar Monitoring Solution

Sep 3, 2010 12:00 PM
Noveda Technologies, a Branchburg, New Jersey-based energy monitoring systems manufacturer ...
For Many, Solar Leasing Looks Attractive

For Many, Solar Leasing Looks Attractive

Aug 29, 2010 1:00 PM
Solar leasing is available in a number of states across the U.S. - and as word gets out ab ...
Cutting Back on Waste Leads to Cost Savings, Environmental Benefits for Companies

Cutting Back on Waste Leads to Cost Savings, Environmental Benefits for Companies

Aug 22, 2010 2:00 PM
One of the best reasons to invest in a solar installation is that it's environmentally fri ...
Clarian Power Shrinks Solar to a Consumer Scale

Clarian Power Shrinks Solar to a Consumer Scale

Aug 16, 2010 5:47 PM
Solar panel installations are typically considered, purchased and built in the same way th ...
Take Time to Find the Best Solar Installer

Take Time to Find the Best Solar Installer

Aug 15, 2010 1:30 PM
Going solar is a smart move: It can help a household save money on energy, reduce carbon e ...
Solar Panels Cheaper than Nuclear Power Plants

Solar Panels Cheaper than Nuclear Power Plants

Aug 9, 2010 3:43 PM
A landmark study from Duke University in North Carolina has come to a startling conclusion ...
Finding the Best Site for a Solar Installation

Finding the Best Site for a Solar Installation

Aug 1, 2010 2:00 PM
With the right mix of tax credits, solar rebates and other incentives, installing rooftop ...
Is Solar a Smart Investment

Is Solar a Smart Investment

Jul 18, 2010 2:00 PM
Homeowners across the country are opting to go solar, and their reasons for doing so are m ...
Venerable London Insurer Raises Specter of Peak Oil

Venerable London Insurer Raises Specter of Peak Oil

Jul 14, 2010 4:38 PM
Lloyd's of London, the famed insurer, issued a report this week on the dangers posed to th ...
PACE Programs Come Under Fire - Are They a Good Idea

PACE Programs Come Under Fire - Are They a Good Idea

Jul 11, 2010 1:00 PM
Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, programs are cropping up in more and more states, ...
Investing in Solar Now Can Pay Off Down the Road

Investing in Solar Now Can Pay Off Down the Road

Jul 4, 2010 12:00 PM
As more people are learning, installing a home solar array has a number of benefits. Not o ...
Act Soon on Solar Rebates

Act Soon on Solar Rebates

Jul 3, 2010 12:00 PM
Many states have solar rebate programs in place, and rebates can make solar projects much ...
Lining Up Financing for Solar

Lining Up Financing for Solar

Jun 30, 2010 11:02 PM
Want to go solar but don't have tens of thousands of dollars lying around? Not a problem. ...
Pennsylvania Solar Company Plans Vermont Installation

Pennsylvania Solar Company Plans Vermont Installation

Jun 29, 2010 8:04 PM
A solar-project developer based in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania is working to build a 2.2-meg ...
Making Solar Power Work for You

Making Solar Power Work for You

Jun 28, 2010 10:04 PM
Ok, so you've decided to go solar. Great choice! A solar installation can help save money ...
Can't Afford the Upfront Cost of Solar? No Problem

Can't Afford the Upfront Cost of Solar? No Problem

Jun 24, 2010 9:02 PM
The benefits of solar power are manifold, as many homeowners know. Yet the biggest drawbac ...
American Solar Challenge Takes the Sun on the Road

American Solar Challenge Takes the Sun on the Road

Jun 22, 2010 10:15 PM
Plants and trees weren't the only things soaking up the sunlight in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma ...
What Does Solyndra's IPO Cancellation Mean for Solar Investors

What Does Solyndra's IPO Cancellation Mean for Solar Investors

Jun 22, 2010 8:04 PM
Fremont, California-based solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra made waves last week by cancel ...
Is Now the Time to Go Solar?

Is Now the Time to Go Solar?

Jun 21, 2010 5:02 PM
Solar power is hitting the mainstream in America, but many people are still asking if it's ...
Group Solar Company Arrives in South Jersey

Group Solar Company Arrives in South Jersey

Jun 17, 2010 8:04 PM
One Block Off the Grid, a San Francisco-based firm that pools individuals interested in so ...
Net Metering - Flat Rate or Time of Use

Net Metering - Flat Rate or Time of Use

Jun 17, 2010 8:04 PM
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) just released a study on the efficiency of ...
Let The Sun Light Your Bulbs

Let The Sun Light Your Bulbs

Jun 10, 2010 10:06 PM
Sometimes, a sustainable energy solution can be much smaller than a full solar panel insta ...
Utilities Making Major Contribution to Growth of Solar industry

Utilities Making Major Contribution to Growth of Solar industry

Jun 1, 2010 11:03 PM
Homeowners have made substantial contributions in recent years to the growing use of solar ...
Report: Grid Can Handle Substantial Amounts of Renewable Energy

Report: Grid Can Handle Substantial Amounts of Renewable Energy

May 21, 2010 11:20 PM
A recent report has found that the nation's current electrical grid should have the abilit ...
One-Quarter of World's Electricity Could Be Solar by 2050, IEA Says

One-Quarter of World's Electricity Could Be Solar by 2050, IEA Says

May 11, 2010 8:03 PM
Solar power could make up 25 percent of the world's electrical output by 2050, a new repor ...
California Completes First Phase of Major Energy Project

California Completes First Phase of Major Energy Project

May 7, 2010 12:14 AM
California took a major step toward a clean energy future this spring as it continued maki ...
German Parliament Approves Solar Incentive Reductions

German Parliament Approves Solar Incentive Reductions

May 6, 2010 9:00 PM
Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, approved on Thursday a reduction in so ...

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