Distributed Generation

12 Mar

In Focus: Rooftop Solar System Obstacles


The dramatic decline in the cost of solar energy, combined with a greater understanding of …

20 Feb

The Ivanpah Solar Thermal Project is INSANE

Scaling Green

Seven. The number of days in the week? The number of deadly sins? Yes, the …

19 Dec

2013: The Year Solar Beat Utilities


Several utilities lost fights to reduce net metering payments forrooftop solar this year. “It’s the …

03 Dec

China: Now The World’s Largest Solar Market

The Solarserver

In October 2013 NPD Solarbuzz Inc. (Santa Clara, California, U.S.) published a new analysis which …

15 Nov

How The DOE is Taking Care of Solar


In the history of our country, our government has repeatedly been willing to invest and …

04 Nov

Microsoft Joins The “Renewable Energy Purchase” Club


Microsoft is using money from its corporate carbon fee for its first major renewable energy purchase – it …

31 Oct

The Smaller-Scale Commercial Solar Market

Greentech Media

By transferring a portion of a commercial building’s electricity expenses to its property tax bill, …

02 Oct

In Focus: Solar vs. Utilities

Go Green Solar

Recently-amended energy bill, AB 327, awaits signature from Governor Brown Just a couple of months …

26 Aug

The Ivanpah Solar Plant Virtual Tour

Scaling Green

Recently, I had the opportunity to tour the 370-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System near …

21 May

Bloom Energy Sees Revenue Drop in Q1

Greentech Media

Dan Primack of Fortune again has the scoop on revenue at fuel cell “startup” Bloom …

11 Jun

Can California Make it to 12K MW of Distributed Generation?

Greentech Media

California Governor Jerry Brown wants 12.000 megawatts of distributed generation (DG) to be part of …

05 Apr

Take Me Out to the Solar Ballgame

Greentech Media

With new solar and wind installations at two of its ballparks, Major League Baseball opens …