OhmHome’s June Solar Index -14% Through June

OhmHome released its June Solar Index, which covers residential and small commercial solar markets, included the following highlights: The US. Solar Index declined 10% in June and 14% in the year to date period compared to 2016 The decline in California…

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Bill Gates: An Energy Miracle

Photo Credit: Department for International Development/Russell Watkins Bill Gates Visits Caltech Solar Fuel Laboratory Last week, Bill Gates published a blog post on his visit to Caltech Professor Nate Lewis’s research laboratory on solar fuels. Solar fuels leverage similar natural processes such…

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Residential Solar: A Buyer’s Market

This week, residential solar platform Sungevity filed for bankruptcy, adding to the list of troubled companies in the solar industry. The company was touted as having an asset-light model relative to competitors, but never gained significant market share. Last year,…

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Solar Industry Takes Steps to Protect Consumers

Barry Cinnamon of Cinnamon Solar did a helpful podcast with Tom Kimbis, the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on self regulation in the solar industry. In the podcast, Mr. Kimbis discusses common consumer issues…

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How New York City Can Reach Its Energy Storage Targets

Sustainable CUNY released a Resilient Solar Roadmap for NYC through its NYSolar Smart DG Hub in an effort to increase the deployment of resilient solar installations and achieve energy storage targets. The DG Hub assisted in developing NYC’s and the first…

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