Standing Firm on Clean Energy in the Political ‘Silly Season’
To those of us in the industry, clean-tech deployment in the U.S. is still a long way from what it could or should be. But as was seen in last week’s release of Clean Edge’s 2012 State Clean Energy I…..
5,000 Followers and 16,500 Tweets Later, 9 Solar Marketing Lessons from Twitter
Last weekend, I passed the 5,000 follower mark on Twitter. While that 5,000 number has never been a goal, itâs a great mile marker to look back and reflect on what Iâve learned about Twitter and …..
Why the Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels are Bad for American Business
Two weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Commerce sent a clear message to the American renewable energy community: âWe donât support you.â By levying tariffs ranging from 30-250 percent on all sol…..
Billion-dollar Corporations Prioritize Energy Mix Strategy
The largest global corporations are meeting the transition to a low-carbon and resource-efficient economy with proactive energy strategies involving the C-suite level. …..
RGGI States Cut CO2 by 23 Percent in First Three Years
A three-year summary of America’s first carbon trading program was released yesterday. The news is pretty good for anyone who cares about reducing carbon emissions; it’s inconvenient for anyone hell-…..
Japan’s Solar Market Poised for Return to Elite Status
Last year, the Japanese government announced the creation of a national feed-in tariff (FiT) for solar, joining Germany and China in creating robust public policy to drive deployment of renewable ene…..
Wind Turbine Manufacturers Say U.S. Market Will Grow in Time
The wind energy market in the U.S. will stay alive with or without an extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC), say executives from eight of the largest wind turbine manufacturers with a U.S. pre…..
NREL Helps PV Industry Make Panels Last
During 30 years on a rooftop, a solar panel gets bombarded by UV rays, soaked by rain, buffeted by wind, pounded by hail. …..