By Jeff Spross on April 17, 2014
The decision does away with a smorgasbord of fees and review processes state utilities had required of any customer who set up their own solar generation system with battery storage attached.
By Joanna M. Foster on March 28, 2014
The construction project will employ 400 people and, when completed in 2015, will generate 250 megawatts or enough energy to power 93,000 homes in Los Angeles.
By Jeff Spross on March 24, 2014
An analysis by Eclareon shows solar's levelized cost of energy at grid parity with other sources of electricity in both countries -- and coming up quick in others.
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By Jeff Spross on March 5, 2014
Far more solar was installed in the fourth quarter of 2013 than in any previous quarter, making it the second-largest source of new electricity that year.
By Emily Atkin on February 21, 2014
Before President Obama's election in 2008, there had been no solar projects approved on public lands. With these two approvals, there are now 50.
By Emily Atkin on February 12, 2014
The invention may be more than just beautiful. The orb-like system is touted as being 35 percent more efficient than a standard solar panel.
By Jeff Spross on February 7, 2014
It's indicative of a larger trend toward -- and need for --distributed solar generation for the world's poor.
By Kiley Kroh on January 2, 2014
California, the nation's solar standout, more than doubled its rooftop solar installations last year from 1,000 megawatts (MW) to 2,000 MW.
By Emily Atkin on January 2, 2014
China's second-largest maker of solar PV panels announced its plans to build a massive 1,000 MW ground-mounted solar power plant complex in a remote Chinese desert.
By Kiley Kroh on December 10, 2013
Another big quarter for the U.S. solar industry.