A federal court upheld in its entirety the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) electric grid planning rule known as Order 1000. The unanimous decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.
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PHOTON International - What would Alexandre Edmond Becquerel be thinking now?
PHOTON International - How times have changed. On Jan.
PHOTON International - One of the most inefficient uses of time right now is trying to figure out why Congress can't pass new energy efficiency legislation, which is widely supported by both Republicans and Democrats.
PHOTON International - In 1970, the first ever Earth Day was held to demonstrate broad global support for environmental protection. At the time, the world's population stood at 3.63 billion people.
Slide Deck from the Massachusetts Stakeholder Meeting to explain a compromise framework for net metering and solar incentives. This is not a regulatory proceeding nor is it a legislative hearing.
Slide Deck from the Massachusetts Stakeholder Meeting to EXPLAIN a compromise framework for net metering and solar incentives. This is not a regulatory proceeding nor is it a legislative hearing.
The Climate Group and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announce their partnership to create a campaign through Facebook to accelerate the rate of US residential solar adoption. The main component of the campaign is a web app where solar owners can access a badge to display their solar ownership on Facebook. In return, they permit us to us to include their Facebook profile in our solar owner database to share with people interested in solar power.
Solar has seen a 70% compound annual growth since 2010, with over 4GW installed in 2013. Indeed, preliminary numbers indicate that approximately 28% of all new US generation capacity installed in 2013 was from solar. Despite this growth, solar generation is still a small part of the overall generation mix. This holds true even for the states with the highest solar penetration.
Solar energy in America is booming as the cost of solar technologies plummets. We are experiencing a fundamental shift in our energy use and production -- and the need for a new generation of well-trained workers in solar energy.