Most Recent

As More Solar and Wind Come onto the Grid, Prices Go Down But New Questions Come Up
Wind and solar energy are growing rapidly in the U.S. As these energy sources become a bigger part of the electricity mix, their growth raises new questions: How do solar and wind influence energy prices?  [...]
1
Like
Save
China, India Lead Global Solar Power Expansion
India and China are driving a rapid global expansion in large-scale, solar power developments as the cost of building new projects falls, according to an analysis by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. [...]
3
Like
Save
Why California’s Rooftop Mandate Isn’t Good Enough for Some Solar Enthusiasts
You might expect the debate over California's new rooftop solar mandate to pit two well-defined camps against each other. But there are more than two sides. [...]
3
Like
Save
Home Finance Options are Adapting to Meet California’s Solar Landscape
As California continues to push aggressive policies for the advancement of solar deployment in the state, options for homebuyers to finance solar also are growing to meet their needs. [...]
3
Like
Save
Nikola Power–Intern for Solar PV and Storage
Post Date: May 23, 2018 Job Title: Renewables Marketing Assistant Job Location:  Denver, CO To Apply: Please email your supporting documentation including resume and portfolio to *protected email* Position Overview The position of Solar PV & Storage Intern will report to the Executive Vice President and will gather all critical project variables (solar, energy storage, financial, and development input) to size, design, and model solar, storage, and solar + storage project opportunities. T [...]
1
Like
Save
Inside Renewable Energy: Taking a Stake in Energy Storage — What to Expect from Today’s Business Strategies
In this episode, Ron DiFelice of Energy Intelligence Partners puts the challenges and opportunities of entering the energy storage market into perspective for businesses interested in everything from energy markets to big solar plus storage pairings. [...]
2
Like
Save
Solar PV Manufacturer Completes 1-MW Microgrid in India
Solar PV manufacturer Central Electronics Ltd. in Uttar Pradesh, India, has commissioned India’s first 1-MW microgrid featuring a CPS-1000 inverter from Burlington, Vt.-based Dynapower. [...]
1
Like
Save
To Save Coal Jobs, Trump Should Train Coal Workers to Perform Energy Audits, Install Solar and Maintain Wind Farms
A recent report by the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI), established by former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and the National Association of State Energy Officials confirms that the energy sector as a whole grew 2 percent last year, which is .3 percent more than the national job growth percentage of 1.7 percent. [...]
3
Like
Save
Women Volunteers Install Solar Panels for Family in San Diego
A group of all-women volunteers showed up at the home of a City Heights (San Diego) family to install solar panels for free. And it couldn't have come at a better time for the family. KUSI's Elizabeth Alvarez explains why this was a win/win for both the volunteers and the homeowner. [...]
2
Like
Save
Solar*Rewards Community®  Standard offer launch notification
Solar*Rewards Community update The Solar*Rewards Community standard offer option will begin accepting applications for community solar gardens 10.1-100 kilowatts (kW) DC on May 15, 2018. The available capacity is 1MW DC and Renewable Energy Credit (REC) incentive price will be $0.0282/kWh. Standard offer capacity is assigned through a first-come-first-serve offering based on a 1MW carve out within the community solar garden capacity the Company is authorized to offer each year. The REC incenti [...]
2
Like
Save
Xcel Energy — Renewables Marketing Assistant Job
Post Date: May 16, 2018 Job Title: Renewables Marketing Assistant Job Location:  Denver, CO To Apply: Apply Here Job Description Do you want to start your career at a leading energy company with lots of room to grow? If you’re ready to work hard in an environment where you’ll be challenged, respected, and encouraged to develop your skills and talents, an entry-level job at Xcel Energy is your first step. We are seeking an energetic marketing professional to assist with implementing custome [...]
3
Like
Save
Illinois Strikes Path To Midwest Solar Leadership
Two years ago, Illinois legislators passed the Future Energy Jobs Act in an effort to transition the state from its fossil-fueled industrial past into a future where solar and wind created jobs, cleaned the environment and saved electric ratepayers money. [...]
3
Like
Save
China’s Solar PV Market to Usher in First Negative Growth in New Installed Capacity
It has almost become a foregone conclusion that China’s solar PV market will see its first year of negative growth in new installed capacity in 2018.  [...]
3
Like
Save
GOP Senators Want to Exempt Giant Solar Farm Panels From Tariffs
Republican senators from five states with big solar farms are asking the Trump administration to exempt the workhorse of industrial solar panels from tariffs imposed earlier this year. [...]
2
Like
Save
California Says New Residential Buildings Must Have Solar
Energy efficiency building standards officially adopted by California yesterday will require new homes in the state to have solar PV systems starting in 2020. [...]
2
Like
Save
These Water-Stressed Countries Have the Most Solar and Wind Potential
Although growth is generally a good thing for the economy, it challenges nations—particularly ones that are water-stressed—to better manage their limited water resources and invest in the right energy systems. [...]
2
Like
Save
Blockchain May Soon Be Helping Puerto Rico Keep the Lights on
Solar panels. Batteries. Emergency fossil fuel-fired generators. They’ve all been deployed across Puerto Rico to help get the lights back on in the months following devastating hurricanes Irma and Maria. [...]
3
Like
Save
Storage, Wind, Solar Companies Are Recruiting Coal Miners for Their Work Ethics and High-Tech Skills
When a California battery company officially moved its headquarters and manufacturing to Kentucky coal country last week, generous state tax subsidies certainly played a role — but so did something often lost in the debate about coal. [...]
2
Like
Save
Taxes, Trump and Tariffs: 7 Takeaways From the Midwest Solar Expo
The Trump administration’s tariffs have loomed over the U.S. solar industry all year, and they were a reoccurring topic at this week’s Midwest Solar Expo in Minneapolis. [...]
1
Like
Save
City of Pueblo RFQ for Municipalization Consulting Services
Bid Title: 18-052 RFQ Electric Utility Purchase Feasibility Consulting Services Category: Current Projects Status: Open Description: The City of Pueblo (City) seeks to hire an experienced consultant to help the city develop and execute a communication plan to support the effort of evaluations alternatives to an investor owned utility provider. This effort will involve thoughtful collaboration with the City Council, administrative staff, key community stakeholders, and the public. All [...]
3
Like
Save
Solar PV Provider Now Selling Batteries To Homeowners in the UK and Ireland
Hanwha Q CELLS announced plans to enter the solar rooftop market in the UK and Ireland with two new products: the 330-Wp Q.PEAK DUO-G5 module with half-cut cells, round wires and six bus-bars, which came out earlier this year and the Q.HOME+ ESS-G1, a 4.6 kW/3.6kWh storage solution for residential customers. [...]
2
Like
Save
Solar Energy International — Americorps VISTA Opening
Job Title: Americorps VISTA Opening – Full Time Location:  Denver, CO To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to *protected email* Job Description The VISTA will work in collaboration with another VISTA to introduce local energy as an economic opportunity for Delta County, and share lessons learned across the state of Colorado. Specifically, the VISTA will continue building the Solar in Schools High School Technical Training Program. In 2015, the program was launched in two local high schoo [...]
3
Like
Save
3@3 on Solar PV: SolarWorld, Sunpower, DERs and Utilities
Today’s topics include the news that Sunpower is going to buy SolarWorld and how that will affect Sunpower’s influence in the global solar industry. Hint: it has to do with the solar tariffs. We’ll also delve into the “utility of the future” and discuss some interesting news about a new law in Hawaii that will force utilities to completely change their business models going forward.   [...]
2
Like
Save
20 Years of Solar PV — Changes, Challenges and Growth
Industries are made up of things that can be categorized and counted. However, there are many things to count and many ways to count things.  [...]
3
Like
Save