January 23, 2016

Solar plus storage got a big boost this week with $18 million in SunShot Initiative grants from the Department of…

Installing solar on a metal roof
January 21, 2016

As fires and extreme weather have wreaked havoc on insurance company profit margins over the last decade, more and…

January 20, 2016

A government-owned energy company in Queensland, Australia — a country with one of the highest…

Nevada PUC ignors rooftop solar protesters
January 14, 2016

The Nevada Public Utilities Commission voted Wednesday not to delay implementation of new fees and lower net…

Solar companies fleeing Nevada following PUC decision
January 08, 2016

Nevada utility regulators have created an ugly legacy for themselves with their December decision to slash net…

Extended investment tax credit casts sunny forecast for solar
December 16, 2015

Between the recent climate accord in Paris and a likely deal between Congressional democrats and republicans to…

If the solar tax credit expires, it could cost 100,000 Americans their jobs
December 04, 2015

This time next year, the last solar installations to receive the 30 percent investment tax credit will be going up…

Dubai to require solar on all roofs by 2030
December 03, 2015

Within the next 14 years, every single roof in Dubai will be covered in solar panels.

Sheikh Mohammed…

Utah PSC decision threatens the future of rooftop solar
November 13, 2015

Utah was just another state where utility companies were fighting net metering regulations that support strong…

Florida ballot issu could make the Sunshine State live up to its name
November 05, 2015

The boldest rooftop solar ballot measure in the country was just green-lighted in one of the most unlikely states…

Missouri S&T was in the lead at the Solar Decathlon with its Net House
October 14, 2015

The world’s most innovative, livable, energy efficient homes of the future are on display in the Orange County…

APS retreats from battle against rooftop solar
October 05, 2015

Arizona’s largest utility company has withdrawn its request for the state’s regulators to consider substantial new…

October 01, 2015

Could the utility war on solar be so catastrophically timed as to spur mass grid defection?

If…

California's new energy policy is great for solar
September 15, 2015

California’s new energy policy will ensure the sun keeps shining on the state’s solar industry even if it’s not…

Rooftop solar pushed solar capacity to new high
September 10, 2015

Solar power surpassed 20 gigawatts of installed capacity in the United States during the second quarter of 2015 –…

August 31, 2015

For the first time ever, residential rooftop solar installations outpaced non-residential solar in…

'Plonkable' CSP could change future energy consumption
August 25, 2015

If you know what concentrated solar power plants are at all, you’re probably picturing a massive falice in the…

August 21, 2015

After a year’s hiatus, the fight between Arizona’s biggest utility company and the state’s solar industry is in…

New England Solar Home
August 12, 2015

While Massachusetts boasts one of the strongest solar industries in the country – thanks in large part to good…

Go Solar California
August 04, 2015

The California Public Utilities Commission received dozens of proposals from the state’s publicly-traded utility…

July 29, 2015

A new California regulation that allows companies to package energy from small producers and sell it on the…

Alabama Power
July 29, 2015

While you might be able to count 500 megawatts of solar energy generation on residential rooftops…

New York Solarize
July 20, 2015

New York’s new community net metering rules mean solar energy, along with the savings and environmental advantages…

When California legislators vote to increase the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard to 50 percent by 2030, will rooftop solar count toward the total?
July 15, 2015

When California legislators vote to increase the…

July 10, 2015

Nevada solar advocates are outraged at the state’s largest utility’s seemingly deceptive tactic to trick the…