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…

July 07, 2015

Solar energy is the perfect solution to providing low-cost power to the poorest people and to reducing greenhouse…

US generating more solar than we thought
July 02, 2015

It turns out there is a whole lot more solar energy being generated in the United States than official reports…

Solar Impulse 2 proving power of solar energy
July 01, 2015

Flying across the Pacific Ocean isn’t such a big a deal these days. It doesn’t seem like there are many records to…

Austrailan Solar Installer
June 22, 2015

Westar Energy in Kansas last week joined a long list of US…

Rooftop Solar
June 11, 2015

Residential rooftop solar is making more and more financial sense to homeowners across the country, which is…

Utility-scale solar power
May 12, 2015

While MIT’s recent 332-page report on The Future of Solar is making headlines for its bullish outlook on…

Georgia Wants Third Party Sun
March 27, 2015

After the Georgia legislature unanimously passed a bill Friday to allow third-party financing for rooftop solar…

Solar Home
March 18, 2015

I recently went home shopping with some friends in Southern California. Aside from the striking price tags on the…

February 02, 2015

In his State of the Union Speech, President Barack Obama noted that Americans are flipping the switch on as much…

Solarize Solar
January 21, 2015

Investment in rooftop solar along the East Coast is soaring, in part, because of popular solarize programs.

Large Cities Going Sustainable
January 15, 2015

Going 100 percent renewable sounds like something that…

Solar incorporates beautifully into stained glass art
January 05, 2015

Solar panels are beautiful in their own way, but when a building is architecturally significant, it doesn’t work…

solar plus storage is skyrocketing
December 22, 2014

Those working in the solar industry believe solar plus storage is our energy future and the market trends suggest…

Utilities must evolve to survive with solar
December 15, 2014

Telephone companies, cable companies, video rental services, taxi cab drivers, hotel operators, auto manufacturers…

West facing solar panels
December 04, 2014

The west side is the best side of the roof for solar panels, according to new data analysis from…

Energy storage is today where solar was in 2010-set for exponential growth
November 25, 2014

The cost of solar panels has plummeted more than 70 percent since 2010 and the number of new installations is more…

November 14, 2014

The week of Nov. 10 was a big one for solar energy news. A climate deal between the US and China means demand for…

Arizona Solar Home
November 10, 2014

Solar advocates celebrated last week when staff at the Arizona Corporation Commission recommended that the state’s…

What will happen when solar reaches US grid parity in 2016?
November 03, 2014

Right now solar panels provide less than 1 percent of the energy needs in the United States. But all indications…

Should utilities be allowed to enter the solar biz?
October 23, 2014

If utility companies start installing rooftop solar panels, does it make them…

Anyone with $1,000 can invest in SolarCity solar bonds online
October 16, 2014

Now that any ordinary person with $1,000 can invest in SolarCity’s solar bonds, the already-strong company could…