US business continues shift to solar

Recently released SEIA Solar Means Business Report shows 2017 was the third largest year on record for new installations with 325MW deployed by large corporations. 5 of the top 25 corporate users were national retail chains led by Target which added over 40 MW of solar to its stores. Amazon placed third for new installations [...]

By | 2018-05-16T17:46:25+00:00 May 16th, 2018|News/Stories|0 Comments

Lobby Power

The Great Transition into an electrified economy is underway, but proceeding faster in some states than others. And no movement, backward or forward, takes place in this industry without the input of expert lobbyists. Every state has its own energy regulations, its own economic goals, its own priorities. The US energy map is a quilt [...]

By | 2018-05-09T20:14:23+00:00 May 9th, 2018|News/Stories|0 Comments

Community Solar

Decentralization Strategies, a three part series Part One: Community Solar Part Two: Corporate Creativity The fastest growing segment of the US solar industry in 2017 was community solar. According to a Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) report based on cooperative procurement in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas, community solar gardens are large enough (0.5Mw to 5MW) [...]

By | 2018-05-02T20:30:18+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|News/Stories|0 Comments

Electric Distribution Bottlenecks April 25, 2018

The Great Transition out of fossil fuels is accelerating with China and India leading the way in solar and with Europe considered best prepared to overcome challenges imposed by operating legacy infrastructure. This according to the World Economic Forum’s Effective Energy Transition report, based on analytical support from McKinsey & Co who assessed the energy [...]

By | 2018-04-25T21:32:15+00:00 April 25th, 2018|News/Stories|0 Comments