24 Apr

The Solar Rooftop Boom in NYC


Things move fast in the city that never sleeps and solar’s been keeping pace. By …

19 Apr

M2M Communications: Will it Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

Greentech Media

Call it what you will — the “industrial internet,” the “internet of things,” or “machine-to-machine …

15 Apr

Should Utility Companies Fear Micro-Generation?

Energy Boom

Utility companies, that’s who. David Roberts over at Grist has just posted a fantastic series …

10 Apr

Foxconn Goes Solar


Infamous Foxconn, best known for the deplorable working conditions for Chinese workers that make Apple’s iPod and other products, …

12 Mar

Renewable Energy and Utilities

Green Chip Stocks

Utilities in the US and Europe are having to take a hard look at their …

02 Jan

NREL: CSP+Thermal Storage Adds Value for Utilities


A concentrating solar power installation with a six-hour storage capacity can add $35.80 per megawatt …

20 Dec

Why Power Utilities Love Data Analytics + Smart Grid

Greentech Media

While power utilities like to claim that they employ data analytics, they really don’t. Utilities tend …

13 Nov

Berkshire Big Tuna: Renewables A Better Investment Than Utilities

No More Naked Roofs

A few weeks ago I mentioned a report from an analyst at UBS who expressed some …

18 Oct

Report: Global Markets and Technologies for PV Systems

3000 Quads

I’m happy to announce the publication of my most recent report, Global Markets and Technologies for …

16 Oct

A123 Systems: Going to Zero?

Green Chip Stocks

There was so much enthusiasm when high-performance battery manufacturer A123 Systems (NASDAQ:AONE) came on the …

15 Oct

Solar Junction Achieves 44% Solar Cell Efficiency


A California-based company has broken its own world record in solar cell efficiency. Solar Junction …

28 Sep

San Diego’s Smart Energy Community

EDF Energy Exchange Blog

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) and Sudberry Properties have announced plans to incorporate …