Four Charts That Prove the Future of Clean Energy Is Arriving

“Ethical Markets confirms this report in our Green Transition Scoreboard® Update 00f August 2013 new total for private green investments since 2007 is $5.2 trillion worldwide  – Hazel Henderson, editor “ Four Charts That Prove the Future of Clean Energy Is Arriving “We are living it, and it is gaining …

Alternative Energy: Fraunhofer PV Durability Tests Put SunPower First

Alternative Energy Fraunhofer PV Durability Tests Put SunPower First  Clean Energy For All: California Advances Pioneering Shared Renewables Bill How Crowdfunding Solar is Keeping the Lights on in Detroit  GaAs Solar Cell Nanowires Could Boost Commercial Solar Module Efficiency 25% Global Wind Day Photo Competition — Winners Announced!  New system …

Greentech Media’s Solar Newsletter: Washington, DC Signs Its First Major PACE Deal for Efficiency and Solar

LATEST NEWS: Washington, DC Signs Its First Major PACE Deal for Efficiency and Solar  Adam James – June 24, 2013 The use of PACE financing is alive and well in the commercial sector. Podcast: Solar Manufacturing Costs, How Low Can They Go?  Shyam Mehta, Scott Clavenna – June 24, 2013 …

Energy Self-Reliant States: 5 Barriers to and Solutions for Community Renewable Energy

I spent last week preparing for the release of my report on Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff programnext Monday (“Expect Delays – Reviewing Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Renewable Energy Program”) and spent much of the week working on the passage of a solar energy standard in Minnesota (it passed the House the week prior …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: 5 Barriers to and Solutions for Community Renewable Energy

I spent last week preparing for the release of my report on Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff programnext Monday (“Expect Delays – Reviewing Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Renewable Energy Program”) and spent much of the week working on the passage of a solar energy standard in Minnesota (it passed the House the week prior …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

I recognized a lot of you in attendance at the Community Renewable Energy webinar last Tuesday.  If you missed it (or want to refresh your memory), an audio slideshow and the downloadable slides of 5 barriers to community renewable energy is available. We’ve also got another new podcast, featuring a discussion of Gainesville’s …

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day: Ivanpah — The World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech website: Ivanpah — The World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant — Passes Its First Functional Test Nissan Leaf & Chevy Volt Sales Up Shell Scenario: Solar To Be #1 Source Of Energy (But Don’t Jump Yet) Obama’s Executive Orders …

Prop 23 Would Black Out California’s Clean Economy – GTM Daily

GE Acquires Opal Software for Window into Asia-Pacific Market General Electric bought an Australian smart grid company for its software, and global positioning. Solar City Adds Energy Efficiency to Solar Finance, Design and Monitoring Home energy efficiency services will further reduce gas and electricity bills. First Solar to Double Capacity …