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…

SolarCity loan could expand solar market
October 08, 2014

SolarCity launched a new loan program this week that didn’t make big headlines, but that could be big news for the…

Solar plane to circumnavigate the globe from UAE
September 29, 2014

Solar panels on the roof of your house – of course. Solar panels on the roof of your car – makes…

Obama announces solar projects, programs ahead of UN Climate Summit
September 19, 2014

President Barack Obama made several announcements about programs designed to increase solar energy generation and…

CA encouraging west-facing solar panels
September 11, 2014

Rooftop solar panels in North America face south. That’s just the way we do it. But…

HECO plan triples solar, but will it stop grid defection in Hawaii?
September 01, 2014

Hawaii Electric Companies proposed a plan this week to triple rooftop solar on the islands it serves by 2030 and…

Future for solar not so bright in the Sunshine State
August 21, 2014

If you ask people who don’t follow the politics or news about the solar industry which US states they think have…

States with the best solar policies also have healthy job growth
August 12, 2014

It’s not exactly Earth-shattering news that states with more progressive solar policies have more solar energy…

APS aims to compete with Arizona solar installers
July 30, 2014

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.

That seems to be the latest strategy of utility company Arizona Public…

Solar car race driving innovation
July 25, 2014

There’s been surprisingly little press about the eight solar-powered cars driving from Austin, Texas to…

Dubuque Iowa Solar Installation
July 18, 2014

Utilities lost a little more ground in their ongoing battle with the solar industry last week when the Iowa…

Solar + Storage Has Arrived
July 10, 2014

Battery storage paired with residential rooftop solar arrays are not a thing of the distant future. It’s happening…

NRG demonstrates utility evolution toward solar power
July 07, 2014

As most major US utility companies, in their concern over self-preservation, try in vain to squash net metering…

June 27, 2014

The solar leasing model, which is widely believed to have made rooftop solar installations more mainstream and…