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The extension of the Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit could mean a 56 percent boost to the renewable energy industry over five years.
December 28, 2015 by Chris Nelder
Analysts predict a massive wave of new investment will be unleashed after Congress approves a multi-year extension for crucial tax breaks.
December 23, 2015 by James Murray
Yet many solar companies continue to avoid transparency, threatening the long-term viability of the industry, warns the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition.
December 10, 2015 by Mike Hower
The economic argument for integrating solar and wind into utility grid based systems.
December 4, 2015 by Mark Dyson
Hint: buy in bulk.
November 12, 2015 by Edward J. Klock-McCook
SunPower hopes its turnkey commercial solar product will reduce installation bottlenecks. Bed Bath & Beyond is an early customer.
October 28, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Engineers from SunPower, PrimoWind, All Power Labs, PG&E and Spirae built a renewably-powered microgrid to supply all the electricity the VERGE 2015 conference will need.
October 27, 2015 by Barbara Grady
The tech giant will add 200 megawatts of solar capacity and work with suppliers in China to boost energy efficiency.
October 23, 2015 by Jessica Shankleman
Sponsored story: The grid of the future is taking shape. It will be networked and distributed, and building-integrated photovoltaic products will help to pave the way.
October 21, 2015 by Rob Watson
We check in with startups who presented at our VERGE Accelerate pitch contest, including winners Strawberry Energy and XL Hybrids.
October 13, 2015 by Barbara Grady
What to do about those who regard solar farms as blights on the landscape?
October 13, 2015 by Philip Warburg
Equitable Origin started out developing standards for responsible oil and gas exploration. Now, the organization is turning its attention to renewable energy developers.
August 13, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Why limit pollinator gardens to backyards? Non-profit Fertile Energy encourages utility-scale developers to plant wildflowers underneath solar panels.
August 7, 2015 by Heather Clancy
Instead of paying generators a flat rate for every kilowatt-hour, how about an output-based approach that rewards production?
July 30, 2015 by Fedor Petrenko
New financing options from Property Assessed Clean Energy loans make the solar craze something maybe small or medium businesses should consider. SolarCity thinks so.
July 28, 2015 by Barbara Grady
This group aims to help streamline loans and contracts as solar costs drop, including in the 'MUSH' market.
July 22, 2015 by Lea Lupkin
Citigroup, GRID Alternatives, SunEdison and NRG are just some companies partnering with the White House to open up solar to low income residents.
July 15, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Here's why the 'on demand' economy is brightening the outlook for solar among younger 'true believers.'
July 13, 2015 by Lee Ann Head
As the market for solar energy grows, so, too, do the possibilities for generating that power.
July 8, 2015 by Sustainable Business
A new rule is paving the way for more solar leases and power purchase agreements to flourish across the region.
July 7, 2015 by Christa Owens
Solar panels can float in water, slowing evaporation while sparing land. Installations are all over the world and in some surprising bodies of water.
June 24, 2015 by RP Siegel
One in five homes in Australia is now powered by the sun. A steep drop in PV panel costs and the country’s abundant sunshine encourage further growth.
June 17, 2015 by Jo Chandler
The world's biggest Internet host announces a deal to soften its 'dirty' reputation. But don't give Greenpeace all the credit.
June 12, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Brazil, India, Kenya and Uruguay have discovered that not only do renewables fight pollution, they can save health and money as well.
May 13, 2015 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
As Credit Suisse jumps into SolarCity's big new fund, investors are taking note.
April 23, 2015 by Barbara Grady