SolarReserve’s CEO Weighs in on CSP, Policy, Jobs, Election

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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News | Technology

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SolarReserve’s CEO Weighs in on CSP, Policy, Jobs, Election
Herman K. Trabish – August 27, 2012
Solar Power Towers and the DOE Loan Program

News | Policy

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The Unintended Consequences of Solar’s Net Metering Fight
Herman K. Trabish – August 27, 2012
SDG&E says technology is unbundling services and pricing must follow.

News | BOS/Inverters

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M&A in Solar Electronics: Draker and SPT Merge With $8M in VC
Eric Wesoff – August 27, 2012
The global PV monitoring market is forecast to reach nearly 50 gigawatts by 2016, according to a just-released report.

News | Manufacturing

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Consolidation Chronicles: South Korea’s Hanwha Group to Buy German PV Firm Q.Cells
Eric Wesoff – August 27, 2012
Asian conglomerates on global solar shopping spree.

News | Grid Optimization

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Can a “Value of Solar Tariff” Replace Net Energy Metering?
Herman K. Trabish – August 24, 2012
Austin Energy’s VOST might be the answer to the NEM controversy.

News | Policy

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Romney Sees North American Energy Independence by 2020
Eric Wesoff – August 23, 2012
Romney camp details its energy platform: more states’ rights, less red tape, more oil, coal, and tar sands.

News | Solar

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Solar Electronics, Panel Integration and the Bankability Challenge
Jeff St. John – August 23, 2012
Tigo wants to see its PV optimization gear embedded in partners’ solar panels. Will it pencil out?

News | Solar

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Suntech’s Founder Dr. Shi on Leaving His Post and the Future of PV
Zhengrong Shi – August 23, 2012
“We have to keep our eyes on the prize of deploying affordable solar energy for everyone, everywhere.”

News | Other Topics

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Green Jobs: Fisker, Suntech, Advanced Equities, LS9, SynapSense
Eric Wesoff – August 22, 2012
New CEOs at Suntech and Fisker

News | Thin Film

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India Think Tank Charges US With “Ruining” Its Thin Film Manufacturing
Herman K. Trabish – August 22, 2012
Report claims the U.S. is using “its pervert advantage” against India’s solar PV industry.

Perspectives | Markets & Policy

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Guest Post: Shared Solar in California Coming to a Vote
Lee Barken – August 22, 2012
Community solar could mean another two gigawatts in California.

Research & Analysis | Solar

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Global PV Monitoring: Uncovering the Market’s Value and True Leaders, Part II
Cedric Brehaut – August 22, 2012
Everyone and their mother claims to be a leader in PV monitoring, but what’s the straight story?

News | Markets & Policy

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Solar Trade War: China Retaliates
Eric Wesoff – August 21, 2012
Do tariffs save domestic manufacturing jobs or slow down growth in solar and renewables?

News | Solar

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AQT, CIGS Solar Hopeful, Selling Its Assets
Eric Wesoff – August 21, 2012
Hype and hope won’t pay the bills in today’s solar industry.

News | Batteries & Storage

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Why Is France’s EDF Moving Wind Giant EnXco to Solar, Biomass and Pumped Hydro?
Herman K. Trabish – August 21, 2012
Does the nuclear multinational like all of the above for North America?

News | Technology

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Stat of the Day: CPV Solar at Record 33 Percent Efficiency in Field
Eric Wesoff – August 21, 2012
Concentrated photovoltaic technology performs. Now CPV has to dial in pricing and LCOE and prove long-term reliability.