Market Fall Masks Renewable Energys Bright Future

Posted in Business on 25th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The MAC Solar Index, which tracks solar companies, has fallen more than 31 percent in the last three months. First Solar, SunEdison, and SolarCity have taken a market beating.

US distributed solar prices fell 10 to 20 percent in 2014, with trends continuing into 2015

Posted in Business on 13th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The installed price of distributed solar photovoltaic power systems in the United States continues to fall precipitously.

Hillary Clinton pledges half a billion solar panels if she wins office

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Democratic presidential frontrunner also says she wants America to generate enough clean renewable energy to power every home within 10 years.

Chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new technology developed by chemists at UCLA is capable of storing solar energy for up to several weeks.

Solar: The First 1 percent was by far the hardest

Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Solar power now provides roughly 1% of the worlds electricity. It took 40 years. As prices drop, installation rate rises. As installation rates rise, the price continues to drop.