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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.
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.
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.
by Mike Hower
The economic argument for integrating solar and wind into utility grid based systems.
by Mark Dyson
SunPower hopes its turnkey commercial solar product will reduce installation bottlenecks. Bed Bath & Beyond is an early customer.
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.
The tech giant will add 200 megawatts of solar capacity and work with suppliers in China to boost energy efficiency.
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.
by Rob Watson
We check in with startups who presented at our VERGE Accelerate pitch contest, including winners Strawberry Energy and XL Hybrids.
What to do about those who regard solar farms as blights on the landscape?
Equitable Origin started out developing standards for responsible oil and gas exploration. Now, the organization is turning its attention to renewable energy developers.
Why limit pollinator gardens to backyards? Non-profit Fertile Energy encourages utility-scale developers to plant wildflowers underneath solar panels.
Instead of paying generators a flat rate for every kilowatt-hour, how about an output-based approach that rewards production?
New financing options from Property Assessed Clean Energy loans make the solar craze something maybe small or medium businesses should consider. SolarCity thinks so.
This group aims to help streamline loans and contracts as solar costs drop, including in the 'MUSH' market.
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.
Here's why the 'on demand' economy is brightening the outlook for solar among younger 'true believers.'
by Lee Ann Head
As the market for solar energy grows, so, too, do the possibilities for generating that power.
A new rule is paving the way for more solar leases and power purchase agreements to flourish across the region.
Solar panels can float in water, slowing evaporation while sparing land. Installations are all over the world and in some surprising bodies of water.
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.
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.
Brazil, India, Kenya and Uruguay have discovered that not only do renewables fight pollution, they can save health and money as well.
As Credit Suisse jumps into SolarCity's big new fund, investors are taking note.