Anyone vaguely interested in international news is probably aware of Greece’s economic crisis. But despite that, or perhaps because of that, the country’s Energy Minister has big plans for solar power.
Last week’s Get Some Sun webinar featured Galen Barbose from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab discussing the results of Tracking the Sun, an assessment of the changing cost of going solar across the U.S. This is the fourth edition of this annual report, and each year we eagerly await its release to see hard (more…)
Here’s an opportunity to save some money while switching to a solar power system.
Progress Energy Florida’s solar photovoltaic rebate program kicked off this week and it expects great demand from its customers to apply for subsidies for the cost of solar panels. The utility has allocated $1 million for residential customers and another $1 million for commercial (more…)
With the celebration of Labor Day in early September came a report of Americans having the highest rating of dissatisfaction with their job in modern history. Given the muddled state of our national economy, maybe it’s not such a surprise. And it’s certainly not hard to imagine jobs in which the hours of 9–5 are a grind, (more…)
San José in northern California is one of the most forward cities in the U.S. in terms of green policies, thanks to its Green Vision plan which has put the city at the forefront of the municipal green revolution.
This Saturday (October 01), the city will be promoting a solar home tour to introduce residents to solar (more…)
With all kinds of new data out there demonstrating U.S. solar growth (here, here and here), we wanted to offer our insights into how these successes are playing out in one of our key campaign states: Pennsylvania.
Over the past couple years, Pennsylvania has become a real solar powerplayer. Having developed (more…)
Good news. The Arizona Supreme Court recently upheld the legality of Arizona’s Renewable Energy Standard and Tariff. An activist group had filed serial legal challenges over the years, and this may finally put the issue to rest. Read about it here.
Note that this decision–and the ACC’s actions–are (more…)