Archive for Category: News

Pricing Your Renewable Energy Jobs

Striking out on your own to start your own renewable energy (RE) installation and service company can be daunting primarily because of two unknowns: who will hire you and when. More difficult still is the discipline that it takes to keep track of bills for various jobs and making...

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Solar Wars

This is the final of a three-part series where I discuss the current and upcoming battles of the “solar wars.” The three battles are net metering, tariff reform, and grid defection. This is the grid defection discussion. The solar wars have two main combatants – the monopoly electric utilities,...

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Tracking the Sun

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently announced the 10th annual edition of their Tracking the Sun report. This year’s report summarizes installed price trends for residential and non-residential photovoltaic (PV) systems installed in the United States through year-end 2016, with additional data for the first half of 2017. It is...

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