Rooftop solar winning battles with utilities
April 10, 2014

The rooftop solar industry has had a triumphant couple of weeks in its defensive battles with utility companies…

Minnesota PUC approves first value-of-solar tariff
April 10, 2014

Minnesota regulators voted this week to create the nation’s first value-of-solar tariff.

The 3 to 2…

Mosiac crowdfunding could make rooftop solar ownership more affordable
April 10, 2014

Mosaic’s new partnerships with RGS Energy and Sungage Financial should make it easier for home and business owners…

Solar plus batteries could kill utilities
April 10, 2014

Rooftop solar panels combined with battery storage have very real potential to destroy the reigning grid utility…

HI could push utilities to accept new business model including solar
April 10, 2014

As utility companies throughout the United States have launched campaigns to slow the…

Rooftop solar battles raging in 2014
April 10, 2014

Rooftop solar has a lot of momentum and the support of a massive populous behind it. But will it be enough to…

Rooftop solar credited for 20% solar industry job growth
April 10, 2014

Thanks in large part to the increasing attractiveness of rooftop solar installations, the solar…

Rapid rooftop solar growth has utilities spooked
April 10, 2014

Californians installed nearly as much rooftop solar in 2013 as they did over the last 30 years.


CO governor appoints PUC rep against solar advocates protest
April 10, 2014

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper confirmed the appointment of Glenn Vaad (R) to the state public utilities…

Looking back at 2013 solar energy headlines and ahead to 2014
April 10, 2014

The solar industry had a good year in 2013 and there’s every indication that the momentum will carry

United Solar Associates growing rapidly in New England
April 10, 2014

Dan McGrath was a master electrician when Massachusetts increased its solar incentives in 2010. He saw an…

April 10, 2014

Several utilities lost fights to reduce net metering payments for rooftop solar this year.

Solar supporters rally in Denver
April 10, 2014

More than 200 people showed up outside the Xcel Energy offices in Denver Wednesday to support solar…

Tesla Battery
April 10, 2014


Adding to its financed offerings, SolarCity partnered with Tesla Motors to offer Tesla battery…

Southwest Community Center
April 10, 2014

It’s not Portlandia, but the show’s namesake is kind of living up to the show’s style with the new Solar Forward…

Utility-scale solar could compete with gas sooner than you think
April 10, 2014

Utilities retiring their old coal-fired power plants in recent years have overwhelmingly chosen to replace them…

Arizona Solar Farm
February 20, 2014

Arizona was one among just a couple of states in the country that lost solar jobs in 2013, according to the recent…

Installing solar on a roof
November 27, 2013

Yesterday (Nov. 26) more than 280 Colorado businesses, municipalities and more—from ranchers to breweries, and…

PACE financing for solar making a comeback
November 27, 2013

More and more California cities are bringing back an innovative financing mechanism for home energy efficiency…

November 26, 2013

All of the new electricity generation that came online in the United States last month was solar.

Vermont House With Solar
November 26, 2013

Renewable Energy Vermont, a trade group for the solar industry and other renewable technologies, penned a letter to…

43 gigawatts of solar in the pipeline
November 26, 2013

There are enough solar photovoltaic installations in the pipeline to power 6 million households.


A solar array in Louisiana
November 25, 2013

Solar and wind continue to be the most popular forms of new energy coming online in 2013. Interest in solar…

A solar farm and wind turbine
November 22, 2013

Of all the nearly 700 new megawatts of generating capacity that came online in October, 694 of them were renewable…