24 Sep '12, 5pm

Sorry, Critics - Solar Is Not a Rip-Off: On September 21, the LA Times ran a story about large-scale solar proj...

Sorry, Critics - Solar Is Not a Rip-Off: On September 21, the LA Times ran a story about large-scale solar proj...

Ratepayers have always funded power plants – whether coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydro, biomass, wind or solar. Earlier this year, the California Public Utilities Commission issued a report highlighting how the falling cost of renewable energy is leading to cost-competitive prices for utilities, with costs not only having been significantly reduced to date, but with the “prospect that prices in future years will be lower still.” The study found that: (a) In 2020, the total statewide electricity expenditures of achieving a 33% RPS is projected to be 10.2% higher compared to an all-gas scenario. (b) Even if California makes no further investments in renewable energy, this analysis projects that average electricity costs per kilowatt-hour will rise by 16.7% in 2020 compared to 2008 in real terms. Government has always employed a variety of incentives to encourage the developm...

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Solar for All: Xcel Energy Teams with REC Solar and CEC to Bring Community Solar to Colorado

Solar for All: Xcel Energy Teams with REC Solar...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 6pm

To participate, Colorado customers will subscribe to access by buying or leasing interest in a solar garden located in the...

Are Solar Jobs in the U.S. Rising or Declining?: Too often, encouraging stories about our economy are replaced

Are Solar Jobs in the U.S. Rising or Declining?...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 6pm

While not front-page headlines, there are countless examples of solar industry growth and job creation throughout the U.S....

US #Solar industry created jobs at twice the ra...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Sep '12, 9am

I appreciate that your objective, in part, was to avoid political consequences (since they are not named), but the reality...

Solar Commitment: SEIA Environmental Initiative...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 2pm

The new advisors also will help SEIA develop a handbook for expectations from Solar Commitment signatories, which is expec...

Solar jobs are increasing twice as fast as jobs...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 6pm

I appreciate that your objective, in part, was to avoid political consequences (since they are not named), but the reality...

German Solar Power Capacity Hits All-Time High… Again (More Solar than Rest of Europe)

German Solar Power Capacity Hits All-Time High…...

cleantechnica.com 24 Sep '12, 10am

I've been reporting and writing on a wide range of topics at the nexus of economics, technology, ecology/environment and s...

Europe Dominated Solar Panel Installations in 2011

Europe Dominated Solar Panel Installations in 2011

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Sep '12, 5pm

The study summarizes and evaluates the current activities regarding manufacturing, policies and market implementation worl...

White House Solar Panels are the New Unicorns

ecorazzi.com 24 Sep '12, 3pm

White House Solar Panels are the New Unicorns 0 Tweet by Michael dEstries September 24, 2012 Categories: Causes , Environm...

Melting LDK Solar Looks for a Buyer: Filed unde...

altenergystocks.com 23 Sep '12, 12pm

There are quite a few developments on the solar energy front today, led by the release of new financial results from LDK S...

Germany: Solar Passes Wind

Germany: Solar Passes Wind

solarfeeds.com 22 Sep '12, 4pm

Germany is fast becoming the world`s first developed country that generates more electricity with solar cells than with wi...

btw, Germany is on path to overshoot its 35%-RE-target by 2020 Germany's Renewable Energy Goal

btw, Germany is on path to overshoot its 35%-RE...

solarfeeds.com 23 Sep '12, 7pm

At the end of last month the Economist published an article on Germany’s energy transition to renewables labeling it a “lu...

Solar & Battery Orders; Solar Stock and EV Woes...

altenergystocks.com 22 Sep '12, 2pm

September 17: Will LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK ) Become a Penny Stock? LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) has sent a revenue warning and cut its...

Is New Jersey's new solar credit law working?No...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Sep '12, 4pm

“For all intents and purposes, the New Jersey market is dead,” said Paul Detering, CEO of Tioga Energy, on a panel at the ...