Solar weekend: Leases losing to loans

First Solar Posts Biggest-Ever Loss as Revenue Slides

Chris Martin | February 23, 2017 First Solar Inc. slumped the most in three months after reporting its biggest-ever loss and cutting its earnings forecast.

 

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The Energy Web Foundation: Bringing Blockchain Technology to the Grid

Jesse Morris | February 23, 2017 Blockchain technology is being discussed as one of the most potentially disruptive technologies since the Internet.

 

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Solar Leasing Continues to Lose Share to Loans

Casey Anderson | February 23, 2017 Recently released data from NYSERDA demonstrates the increasing trend of consumers electing to purchase solar vs. lease.

 

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California Lawmakers Seek 100 Percent Renewables by 2045

Jennifer Runyon | February 22, 2017 A new bill introduced in the California Senate (SB 584) would require utilities in the state to procure 100 percent of the power they sell from renewable energy sources by 2045.

 

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Blue Pillar Launches New Offering to Unlock the Value of Behind-the-Meter Data and Control

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 21, 2017 Aurora Energy Network-as-a-Service offering delivers missing data and control needed by energy and application providers.

 

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My 2017 Solar Resolution – Inspiring Dialogue with Key Solar Influencers

Richard Matsui | February 22, 2017 A funny thing happened recently: We wrote an article suggesting that a lower cost of capital, driven by increased debt in project finance transactions…

 

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More Than 3 Million in US Now Work in Clean Energy

Renewable Energy World Editors | February 22, 2017 National business groups say jobs providing cleaner energy options equal those in retail stores, twice those in building construction.

 

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Bridging the Gap Between Drone Services and Solar

Joshua Barnett | February 22, 2017 My name is Joshua Barnett and I am the President of Drone Dispatch, a nationwide drone services provider, and I had the opportunity to present

 

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Legislation Proposed in New Mexico to Increase Solar Disclosures

Casey Anderson | February 21, 2017 Lawmakers in New Mexico have proposed legislation that would increase the transparency requirements of solar companies during the

 

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Saudi Renewables: Reset and Launch

Marc Norman, Richard Keenan and Helen Qian | February 21, 2017 Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, is relaunching its renewable energy program. Recent government communications suggest a …

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India’s New Solar Auction Lights the Way to Modi’s Green Targets

Anindya Upadhyay | February 21, 2017 Record low Indian solar tariffs tendered at a groundbreaking auction may catalyze green investments and help tip the balance of new power to renewables.

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