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Preparing for a Solar PV Installation

As our co-founder and president Raina Russo talked about in her post on what to expect during a solar PV installation, there’s not a lot of legwork that goes into it from a customer’s perspective. We’ve broken it down into three easy steps so future solar customers can get ready for the big day when […] Read more


7 Easy Steps to a Simple Solar Installation

If you’ve ever had work done to your house, you know the anticipation and dread that comes with home improvements. When renovations are done, you’ll have a nicer place to live, larger or more efficient living space, and you’ll be one step closer to the home of your dreams. Depending on the improvements — for […] Read more


First Standardization Steps in PV Inverter Industry

Yole Développement has announced its comprehensive analysis on the first standardization steps in the PV inverter industry. Yole Développement’s analysts evaluate the market forecasts and positioning of the different business players. This updated version of Yole Développement’sPV inverter trends report presents a comparison between what YoleDéveloppement had previously anticipated and what really happened; andalso the […] Read more


New York Takes Next Steps for Distributed Generation

The New York Public Service Commission approved changes to the state’s net-metering rules to eliminate thepeak load limitation on the size of a non-residential customer’s solaror wind energy system. As a result of the change, businesses and farmsin New York can now install larger sized non-residential photovoltaicand wind generating systems. Chapter 7 of the 2010 […] Read more


Energy Conversion Devices Moving Assembly Steps To Mexico $ENER

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (ECD), a manufacturer of thin-film flexiblesolar laminate products for the building-integrated and commercialrooftop markets, says it will shift certain final assembly operations from its Auburn Hills, Mich., campus to its Tijuana, Mexico, facility. The company will continue to manufacture its solar cells at the AuburnHills campus. The change is expected to […] Read more


5 Steps for Becoming a Successful Green Investor

Is now the right time to invest in“cleantech” and profit from the Green Revolution? As with any potential investment decision, preparation and researchare necessary elements to conduct before a prudent, well-informeddecision can be made. The Green industry is still in its emerging growth stage, and while there are many companies with revenues and reasonablemarket capitalizations, the […] Read more


10 Steps to Turning your Company into a Sustainability-Driven Innovator

1. Make innovating for sustainability a part of your company’s vision:Update your company’s stated visions, mission and list of values orprinciples to ensure that sustainability is at the heart, so that yourcompany is publicly identified, both internally and externally, assustainability-driven. 2. Formulate a strategy withsustainability at its heart: To really be effective, sustainability must be […] Read more


Dustin Shindo Steps Down As Hoku (HOKU) CEO

Hoku just announced that effective March 31, Dustin Shindo will stepdown as Hoku chairman, president and CEO, although he will continue toserve the company in advisory position as a consultant. Shindo advisedthat he was stepping down for “personal reasons.” Mr. Wei Xia, a member of Hoku’s board of directors and vice generalmanager of Baoding Tianwei […] Read more


Six Steps Required For U.S. Clean Energy Leadership

Awhile back, Ron Pernick of Clean Edgewrote an article in which he outlined six aggressive federal policychanges required for the U.S. to take a leading role in clean energy. With the Copenhagen Climate Change Conferencearound the corner, and the continuous stalemate of real governmentaction, it might be a good idea to refresh the memory–even if […] Read more