Solar

The path to a distributed solar future just got clearer in California, thanks to new bill approved by the State Legislature and awaiting Governor Jerry Brown's signature.
Aug 27, 2014   Los Angeles Times
An examination of the challenges facing the solar industry in Southeastern states, like Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida, where utilities and governments have largely blocked residents and businesses from tapping their solar resources.
Aug 11, 2014   Los Angeles Times
Threatened by the increasingly diverse electricity generation market, more utilities are pushing back on incentives for rooftop solar, such as net-metering credits.
Jan 18, 2014   Denver Post
From solar panels to waste-to-energy to geothermal systems, small cities across Minnesota are exploring ways to take advantage of the latest in distributed energy generation technologies to reduce costs and improve local economies.
Sep 12, 2013   Minnesota Public Radio
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is fighting with Congress to extend a popular federal incentive program. Set to end on December 31 this year, the group states that the program could create 37,400 more jobs and add nearly 500 megawatt.
Oct 14, 2011   Forbes
In Portland, two examples of how stealthy implementation of solar-powered technology is changing the rhythm of daily life.
Sep 2, 2010   EnzymePDX.com
One source of renewable energy isn't going to cut it; the future is in using multiple sources, and even combining them in a single power plant, says blogger jnshere.
Mar 29, 2010   Renewable Energy World
Emilio Ramirez proposed a single family power plant in Metropolis’s 2009 Next Generation competition.
Jun 12, 2009   Metropolis Magazine
New projects in North Carolina and Ontario take an old idea of district heating to new levels using solar.
Mar 3, 2009   The Wall St. Journal
The City of Austin is set to take in a record amount of solar power to advance towards a goal of deriving 30% of local energy from renewable sources by 2020.
Feb 2, 2009   Austin American-Statesman