18 Feb

Remembering: Solar PV Pioneer Bill Yerkes

Greentech Media

The solar power family lost one of its founding fathers when John W. “Bill” Yerkes …

21 Nov

Which Direction Should Solar Panels Face?


A new study from Austin’s Pecan Street Research Institute finds that residential solar PV panels …

09 Oct

SolarCity Gobbles Up Zep Solar

Greentech Media

SolarCity (SCTY), distributed energy pioneer and financier, has acquired Zep Solar, an innovative solar module …

24 Aug

Solar: The Great Payback?

Tipping Point Renewable Energy

The most common question I hear when discussing the value of solar is to ask: …

15 Jul

Review: Intersolar 2013

Founder's Blog

Last week was Intersolar North America 2013 (IS for short) in San Francisco and we …

03 Jul

Solar Power: Freedom and Independence

The Vote Solar Initiative

One of the most compelling virtues of solar energy is the opportunity for freedom and …

02 Jul

Solar Throwdown: SolarCity vs. XCEL Energy

Greentech Media

SolarCity (SCTY), one of the two biggest rooftop solar installers in the country, is now …

11 Jun

Solar Ready to Expolde in NYC


Thanks to solar’s resiliency, falling prices and ability to help out in disasters, New York …

22 Apr

ABB Gobbles Up Inverter Firm Power-One

Greentech Media

ABB acquiring Power-One (PWER), the number two global PV inverter company, for $1 billion is …

19 Oct

Micro Inverters: What You Need to Know


Are you thinking about installing solar panels on your home or business? You may just …

28 Sep

Riding the Risks and Rewards of the Solarcoaster


It’s been a while since I reflected on my career journey on what many of …

24 Aug

SMA to Release Microinverter

Go Green Solar

We are drawing near the long-anticipated release of SMA’s first ever mircoinverter: the SMA Sunny …