World Takes Hard Look at India Grid, Promises of Solar

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Asia Report: World Takes Hard Look at India Grid, Promises of Solar

by Renewable Energy World Editors | August 6, 2012 |

Suddenly, the world is intrigued by India’s unstable grid and the role solar can play in providing solutions for a country desperately in need of a new energy strategy. Full Article


Why I Donate Every Year to These Solar Organizations ? What Are Your Favorites?

by Tor ‘Solar Fred’ Valenza | August 6, 2012 |

It?s that time of year again. For the last three years, I?ve consistently made a summer donation to The Vote Solar Initiative, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), and Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). This year, I?… Full Article

U.K. Pledges 100 Million Pounds for Energy Investment Funds

by Gonzalo Vina, Bloomberg | August 6, 2012 |

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will pledge 100 million pounds ($156 million) for two investment funds that seek to back renewable and energy efficient projects. Full Article

11 Clean Energy Stocks for 2012: August Update

by Tom Konrad, Contributor | August 6, 2012 |

July was a good month for my Clean Energy model portfolio. Since the last update, these 11 stocks are up an average of 3.3%, with a year to date return total return a tiny loss of -0.5%. While it’s never pleasant to be down for … Full Article

Next Economy and Faith for Empiricists

by Garvin Jabusch, Green Alpha Advisors, LLC | August 3, 2012 |

Let’s be clear: Justice is not an immutable law of nature. Neither math nor physics nor chemistry recognizes justice as one of the universe’s governing principles. The strong, rich, and powerful have, since long before humans emer… Full Article

2012 Summer Olympics: The Greenest Games Ever?

by Deep Patel | August 3, 2012 |

Last Friday kicked off the beginning of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.  Nine years of planning went towards minimizing the carbon output of this event.  An all-encompassing goal of “sustainability” was set for the 20… Full Article

Solar Power Is Threatening Utility Business Models

July 11, 2012 |

Joe Wiedman of Keyes, Fox and Wiedman, LLP discusses the California market with Jennifer Runyon at Intersolar North America.Watch Video

Can Storage Move From Off-Grid to On-Grid Application

July 10, 2012 |

Trojan Battery Senior Vice President Bryan Godber on the off-grid storage market, the emerging partnership of solar and batteries for grid-tied systems and the storage industry?s need to cut costs.Watch Video

How The Trade Case is Impacting Suntech America

July 10, 2012 |

John Lefebvre, president of Suntech America, discusses the impact of the trade case on his company?s Arizona facility and how Suntech is positioning itself in a rapidly changing solar industry.Watch Video