7 Ways Your Solar Website Is Driving Away Business? Yes, Your Website

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7 Ways Your Solar Website Is Driving Away Business ? Yes, Your Website

by Tor ‘Solar Fred’ Valenza | July 27, 2012 |

There are at least a million ways to design a solar website today, and there are probably just as many ways to turn that expensive investment into useless cyber real estate. In this post, we?ll discuss seven common mistakes that d… Full Article


Solar Cells Light Up Prison Cells on ‘The Rock’

by Bill Scanlon, NREL | July 27, 2012 | Post Your Comment

“Machine Gun Kelly,” Al Capone, the “Birdman” ? Alcatraz prison has had some infamous residents on the craggy island known as “The Rock” in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Full Article


Eggs in Many Baskets: Arizona Public Service Diversifies Generation Sources

by Karlynn Cory, NREL | July 26, 2012 |

Arizona Public Service (APS) changed how it selects new generation supply with a March 2012 filing; it will no longer use “least cost” as the dominant factor. Instead, it will diversify and distribute its generation eggs in many b… Full Article

2012 Solar Battle of the Bands – Highlights

July 26, 2012 |

Take a look at some highlights from the Solar Battle of the Bands, which took place at Intersolar North America in San Franciso in mid-July.Watch Video

California’s New Solar Legislation

July 11, 2012 |

Former president of CalSEIA, Gary Gerber talks about legislation in California and what the state needs to do to encourage more installed solar.Watch Video

Solar Industry Moving Toward New Financial Tools

July 25, 2012 |

Kristian Hanelt of Clean Power Finance talks about two recent SunShot Initiative grants that are expected to connect projects to financing, and what new financial tools are ahead for the U.S. solar industry. Watch Video

Has Consolidation Affected the Silicon Industry?

July 11, 2012 |

Meg Cichon sits with Greg Bausch of Hemlock Semiconductor to discuss the state of the PV materials market.Watch Video

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SolarWorld Among 20-Plus Manufacturers to File EU Complaint

by Steve Leone, Associate Editor, RenewableEnergyWorld.com | July 26, 2012 |

A SolarWorld coalition of European-based manufacturers officially filed a trade complaint in Brussels late Wednesday, eliciting a strong response from leading Chinese manufacturers and setting the stage for a process that could fu… Full Article