Indian State Plans To Cover 300 Government Buildings With Rooftop Solar Power Projects

Governments across Indian states seem to be scrambling to launch programs to set up solar rooftop projects after the success of such projects in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state. The latest state to join the bandwagon is the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which has had years of supply-demand …

Community-Owned Transmission?

Community-Owned Transmission? | Written byJohn Farrell |No Comments | Updated onNov 15, 2012 Share on linkedinShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services10 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/community-owned-transmission/ The enormous growth in local renewable energy is decentralizing the electricity system, often supplanting …

Who Needs Third-Party Finance? Loan Programs Offer Low-Cost Direct Ownership Opportunities

Direct ownership of solar systems offers an array of benefits generally not available to third-party finance. And new loan programs are making it easier to achieve that goal. Full Article Community Solar Shouldn’t Be this Hard by John Farrell | December 3, 2012 Sunlight falls almost anywhere, in every community. …

Citizens Group Looking to Buy Berlin Grid (to Integrate More Renewable Energy)

Citizens Group Looking to Buy Berlin Grid (to Integrate More Renewable Energy) Posted: 15 Jun 2012 05:19 AM PDT Apparently, a citizens group in Berlin is looking to buy the capital city?s electricity grid. The group, Bürger Energie Berlin (BEB), wouldn?t be the first to do such a thing. As …