SolarCity Strikes An East-West Pose In Its New Commercial Mounting System

The first major new product release from SolarCity's Zep Solar business unit since last year's merger reveals new opportunities in the commercial solar space.

Central America's Heart Set On Solar With New Government Tenders

Big deals in El Salvador and Honduras point toward a surge in photovoltaic capacity in the region.

Con Edison To Meet Overload With Storage And Demand Management

Rather than dropping $1 billion on infrastructure to meet overload forecasts, the venerable electric utility is proposing a novel package of customer-side load management programs that could serve as a model for other energy providers.

U.S. And China Account For Over Half The World's PV Pipeline

While the usual suspects continue building photovoltaic projects at a breakneck pace, two new players are emerging with impressive capacity growth.

Buoyed By Business Deals, Solar Dominates New U.S. Cleantech Jobs

A hot solar sector helped double the number of new clean energy and transportation jobs in the second quarter of the year compared with the first.

Saudi Arabia's poultry industry and other agriculture sectors are evaluating diesel-solar hybrid power systems as alternatives to the purely fossil-fueled generators they currently rely on. The assessment comes from a conference organized by [Read More]

Following its February request for proposals (RFP) for new solar capacity in North Carolina, Duke Energy is committing $500 million to a major expansion of solar power in the state. The expansion will [Read More]

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September 2014 - Volume 7, Number 9

Marketplace: Delivering O&M Services

O&M Service Providers Have The Health Of The PV Industry In Their Hands

After the ribbons are cut, solar plant owners need specialists to care for their assets over the long haul.

Industry At Large: Solar Demand In Turkey

Solar Power In Turkey Takes Its First Steps On The World Stage

Recent laws and revised policies have improved the standing of developers in one of the world’s most promising solar markets.

Marketplace: 1,000 V PV Connectors

Installers Looking To Connect On The 1,000 V Rooftop

Lack of demand had held back specific PV connector products, but that could be changing.

Industry At Large: Superfund Solar Development

Superfund Site Latest Conquest In Solar’s Brownfields Campaign

Fallow industrial zones and toxic waste sites offer fertile fields for solar development - even the scary ones.


The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate has dropped a landmark report on its investigation into the effects of climate change and calls for nothing less [Read More]


There was a time not too long ago when concentrating solar power (CSP) technology was cheaper than solar photovoltaic systems. Back in 2006, when PV installed was [Read More]

U.S. clean air regulations seem to be building toward the decline and fall of the coal-fired electricity industry in the U.S. The Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR), [Read More]

Homeowners who wish to install solar on their rooftops need money, so they should be able to borrow those funds from their local banks. That's the general [Read More]

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