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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 …

01 Oct

Bloomberg Reports Global Solar Surpasses Wind

Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicts that 33.8GW of new onshore wind farms, plus 1.7GW of …

03 Sep

NREL: Solar Competitive with Natural Gas by 2025


By 2025, wind and solar electric generation could be cost-competitive with new natural-fired electric generation …

20 Aug

Cyber-Attack Hits U.S Energy Grid

EDF Energy Exchange Blog

If Ben Franklin lived today, he might say that nothing is certain but death, taxes …

07 Aug

33% of Western United States Could be Powered by Solar

The Daily Fusion

Relatively inexpensive solar power could cover more than a third of all energy needs in …

27 Jun

The Distributed Generation Revolution: How Much Longer?


My first job in the utility industry was as a cogeneration engineer with Pacific Gas …

20 Jun

SolarCity Raises 2013 Guidance

Greentech Media

SolarCity (SCTY), the newly public, fast-growing installer and financier of distributed energy, is having a …

11 Jun

Solar Ready to Expolde in NYC


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

16 May

SolarCity Raises $500M

Greentech Media

SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY), a provider of distributed energy, just announced a $500 million lease financing …

16 May

Oil Prices and Renewable Energy

The Green Market Oracle

The long-term prospects of solar, wind and other clean sources of energy are tied to …

15 May

Net Metering: Whats Not to Like?


There’s been a lot of talk lately about net metering. What’s so special about net …

12 May

Bloom Energy Raises Another $130M

Greentech Media

  Fuel cell “startup” Bloom Energy just raised $130 million more in venture capital, according …