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Created on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar pv, solar power, renewable energy, clean energy
December 4 -- According to a data book from the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), solar PV generation capacity increased by 83% across the United States in 2012. The study was compiled on ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, PV, renewable energy, clean energy, boeing
November 20 -- Over the past year, the records for most efficient PV cells continue to fall, showing that the industry continues to push forward with new technological innovations. In fact, Boeing’s Spectrolab ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar energy, solar power, solar PV, renewable energy, clean energy
September 17 -- We've marked a number of solar market milestones at GTM. In 2010, the global market installed 10 gigawatts of PV solar in a single year. This year the market will reach more than 34 gigawatts. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, PV, costs, soft costs
August 20 -- The prices of solar cells are falling rapidly, and will keep doing so for the next few years. The big questions revolve around the rate of the price declines. And the panels themselves ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, deployment, PV, installations, costs
August 14 -- If you want to understand why people so often compare deployment trends in solar photovoltaics (PV) to Moore's law in computing, consider this statistic: two-thirds of all solar PV capacity ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Sierra Club, solar power, free market, Tea Party, Georgia, PV leases, policy
August 13 -- Some people may have done a double take on July 11 when they saw me and fellow members of the Atlanta Tea Party celebrating next to the Sierra Club as it was announced that Georgia’s ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 09 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, PV, costs, residential solar, HOA, tax cuts
August 9 -- Michael and Sandra Wade had enjoyed lower utility bills thanks to a solar water heater on the roof of a home in Fort Mill. So, when they moved to Charlotte a year and a half ago, they ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, Iowa, PV, financing, growth, costs
July 31 -- Solar power is gaining ground around the world at "record pace," and a growing number of Iowans are also looking to convert their homes and businesses to the alternative energy, according ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 26 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, policy, PV, deployment
July 26 -- The USA has tripled its solar-power-generating capacity since 2010 and increased it tenfold since 2007, according to a new report from the non-profit advocacy group Environment America. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, PV, growth
July 10 -- Solar photovoltaic installations in the US have passed the 10 gigawatt plateau, making it the fourth country to reach that level of solar power. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar PV, solar panels, Ikea, Maryland, renewable energy, solar
April 17 -- Home furniture retailer Ikea has activated what it says is the largest rooftop solar array in Maryland at its distribution center in Perryville.  >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, tax credits, state policy, electric vehicles, natural gas, solar panels, solar PV, renewable energy
April 10 -- The Iowa Senate has approved tax breaks for electric and natural gas fueling stations and those who install solar panels.  >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: NREL, finance, solar power, solar PV, renewable energy, investment
April 10 -- NREL has launched an initiative to build an open-source database from solar facilities across the country, giving the private market tools to develop investment vehicles to tap low-cost public ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: school solar, solar power, RE schools, solar PV, RE benefits, renewable energy
April 3 -- Solar will save $3.5 million over the next 25 years for Dublin High School in Dublin, Georgia; $5.3 million over the next 20 years for Barstow school district in Barstow, California; alongside ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Southern California Edison, solar power, state policy, solar PV, utility renewables
April 3 -- Southern California Edison’s recent decision to cancel a 10-megawatt solar project at College of the Desert’s west valley campus is part of the utility’s ongoing efforts to backpedal on a state-mandated ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, Solar Impulse, solar plane, clean energy, PV, renewable energy
March 28 -- A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is preparing to fly across North America. The Swiss creators of the Solar Impulse are announcing Thursday which U.S. cities the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Mosaic, solar funding, crowd funding, solar power, solar PV
March 27 -- Oakland-based Mosaic figured out that pricy solar panels are much more affordable when the crowd chips in. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 22 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Apple Inc., data center power, renewable energy, fuel cells, PV, solar panels, solar power, distributed generation
March 22 -- Apple Inc now runs its largest U.S. data center entirely on renewable energy, with a majority of the power generated on-site from solar panels and fuel cells, the company's chief financial ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar Energy, PV, Distributed Generation, Ohio, Walmart
March 4 -- Walmart is rolling out solar power at a dozen Ohio stores. The giant retailer has installed solar power arrays atop the stores in a process that's been in the works during the past year. They'll ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 01 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: SolarCity, solar financing, distributed generation, solar panels, solar PV, renewable energy, business
March 1 -- Interview from Fortune Magazine: CEO Lyndon Rive discusses SolarCity's business model and how they compete with existing power companies. >>View Article [ +++ ]
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