VIVINT SOLAR EXPANDS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PRESENCE INTO ORANGE COUNTY

Second Largest U.S. Solar Installer to Open Regional Office and Hire 60 Employees to Offer Homeowners Lower Cost Energy Marking Launch with Team of Volunteers at DOE Solar Decathlon

MAGE SOLAR Selected as ONTILITY Gold Partner

Wholesaler and Manufacturer Establish Key Strategic Partnership

Why the hot money is chasing energy storage

What do Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? Apart from being very, very rich, it is a growing interest in battery storage and other “smart” technologies that will redefine the way our electricity grid operates – hopefully to the benefit of the consumer. Gates has built up a collection of energy storage investments – including Aquion Energy, Ambri, and LightSail - and Buffett is a major investor in Chinese electric car and battery developer BYD, soon to unveil a home battery storage solution in Australia. Last week, Gates and well-known cleantech investor Vinod Khosla last week bought into Varentec, a US company that is developing “smart” technology that will link storage devices and renewables, and lead to what Khosla describes as “cost-effective, intelligent, decentralized power grid solutions.” Energy storage, as described by investment bank Citi in its new “Energy Darwinism” report, is likely to be the next solar boom. Citi says the main driver of this investment will not be just to make renewables cost competitive, because they already are in many markets – but for the need to balance supply and demand. This, in turn, will make solar and other renewables even more attractive. It may even mean the end to the domination of centralised utilities, as storage will allow the industry to split into centralised backup (based around the old rate-of-return regulated utilities model) and much smaller “localised” utilities that harness distributed generation such as solar and storage.

Fraunhofer CSE to Host Plug and Play Solar Stakeholder Meeting at SPI on October 21, 2013

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a partner and stakeholder meeting for its residential solar "plug-and-play" project team at the Solar Power International conference and trade show (SPI) on Monday, October 21st, 2013.

Upsolar Enables Clean Energy at the Marina

Partners with Energie Innovative and SolarEdge for renewable energy generating cantilevers

CleanEdison, a Nationwide Leader in Solar Energy Training, Presents New Exam Prep Webinar for the NABCEP PV Installer Exam

The green education company has recently announced that they are offering intensive exam prep for the NABCEP PV Installer Exam. Offered only twice a year, this exam is one of the most difficult credentials to achieve.

Pfister Energy Announces Completion of Its Commercial Solar PV Energy Installation at Leonard Paper Company in Baltimore, Maryland

Leonard Paper Company of Baltimore is proud to announce the installation of a 451Kilowatt photovoltaic solar array at its commercial facility on N. Haven Street. The project's design and construction was provided by Pfister Energy of Baltimore, Maryland.

Solar Power's Future Brawl

Researchers learned that the atomic structure disorder in the amorphous nanoparticles results in better light absorption at lower energies compared to crystalline-based nanomaterials.

ClimateMaster Celebrates 300th Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity Home Featuring Geothermal

ClimateMaster recently held a reception at the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association banquet facility to celebrate completion of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity's 300th home featuring a geothermal heat pump-driven heating and cooling system.

ABB launches cost-effective 20kW DC fast charger for the Americas

New charger offers seamless integration with Level 2 stations, and an ideal charging solution for workplaces and commercial sites

Global Solar Installation Growth Set to Hit Three-Year High in 2014

Annual solar installations are predicted to expand at a rate of 18 percent in 2014

Third Quarter Solar PV Installations Reach Record High of 9 Gigawatts, According to NPD Solarbuzz

Mid-year global solar PV demand grows to a record level of 17 GW with trade-war uncertainties having a minimal impact on continued end-market growth

Innovative sea lion protection barrier developed for WindSentinel buoy

Designed to ensure that seals and sea lions are prevented from climbing onto the WindSentinel during long term deployments in their habitation areas.

Ecotech Institute Named to the ‘Best for Vets 2014' List

Ecotech is Ranked 19th for its Military Veterans Services

Nextronex Energy Systems will be Exhibiting at Solar Power International 2013 In Booth #4814

Solar Power International solar event in Chicago, IL October 21st – 24th

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