Solar Beats Coal on U.S. Jobs

Solar Beats Coal on U.S. Jobs

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For all the talk about coal-industry employment, solar energy accounted for more than twice as many jobs last year, about 350,000 workers, according to a report Wednesday from the Energy Futures Initiative, a Washington-based nonprofit headed…
4 Ways to Get Projects Done in a World With Solar Tariffs

4 Ways to Get Projects Done in a World With Solar Tariffs

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Sungrow recently finished commissioning the 205 MW Great Valley Solar Project in California's Central Valley. There’s no way around it: The Trump administration’s Section 201 tariffs on foreign-made crystalline silicon cells and modules…
Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

This Untapped Market Could Add 320 Gigawatts Of New U.S. Residential Solar Energy

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Click here to view original web page at www.forbes.com The federal government needs to be a more proactive partner in making clean energy accessible to all Americans Residential rooftop solar projects in the U.S. have historically been…
Strata Solar to build largest solar power plant in Washington

Strata Solar to build largest solar power plant in Washington

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The 28 MW-DC plant is part of an upcoming commercial and industrial solar program – Solar Solect – being offered by local power company Avista Utilities. The state expects to triple total solar capacity by the end of 2020. [...] Click here…
Georgia Power plans to add more than 177 MW of C&I solar

Georgia Power plans to add more than 177 MW of C&I solar

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Georgia Power today announced plans to add more than 177 MW of new solar resources to supply the company’s Commercial & Industrial Renewable Energy Development Initiative (C&I REDI). C&I REDI was developed through the company’s…

Florida's known for palm trees — how about solar trees? New ones pop up at Port Canaveral

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Florida Power & Light and Port Canaveral held a ceremony to unveil their solar trees, 3 at Exploration Tower and 2 at Jetty Park[...] Click here to view original web page at www.floridatoday.com Brevard County’s solar tree “forest”…
google offsets its carbon footprint with wind and solar

Google uses wind and solar to offset it's carbon footprint

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In late 2016, Google announced that it expected to offset all of its office and data center electricity use with 100 percent renewable energy in 2017. Today, the company says it achieved that goal. Google has been working on reducing its carbon…
Three reasons why solar designs fall short

Three reasons why solar designs fall short

Designing the optimal solar PV system is no easy task. There are a vast number of variables to take into account—from deciding which components to use to determining the best stringing configuration. But there are a few commonly overlooked…
Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

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In order to combat climate change, we need to rapidly move from fossil fuel energy to clean, renewable energy. The two energy sources I am most interested in are wind and solar power; however, there are other sources that have great potential.…
Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

Saudi Arabia Bets On A Solar Future

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Click here to view original web page at www.forbes.com Modern Saudi Arabia has been built on the back of petroleum -- an ancient solar resource that has been stored for millions of years underneath the kingdom. The Ghawar oilfield is the largest…