26 Apr '12, 1pm

US Solar Heads East

A recent survey by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) showed that in 2011 around 63% of new solar capacity in the U.S. came from utilities outside California, the largest percentage on record. Moreover, a total of seven of the year’s top 10 utilities were from outside California, and four of the top-ranking utilities were located in the east. But not only is the geography changing — so is the very structure of the industry, with Florida again leading the way. While traditional solar markets have relied on distributed PV for most new capacity, these days it is the centralised large-scale projects that are gaining traction. In 2010 alone, eight centralised projects greater than 10 MW each were installed. Florida is now focusing closely on utility-owned or purchased solar power, as opposed to the smaller customer-owned, net-metered systems that have characterised the...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012...

Tweets

US Solar Heads East via @reworld

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Apr '12, 2pm

A recent survey by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) showed that in 2011 around 63% of new solar capacity in the...

Dow Solar Introduces DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle

greenbuildingelements.com 28 Apr '12, 1am

Dow Solar’s POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle is a complete roofing system that protects the home like a standard roofing shingle w...

Solar Energy – Path to Net Positive Energy & Gl...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Apr '12, 10pm

When we installed nearly 100 photovoltaic panels on the rooftop of US Solar Institute ’s Fort Lauderdale office, our goal ...

ADB Solar Energy Initiative Funding for Reliance Power’s 100-MW Solar Thermal Power Project in Rajasthan: Filed

ADB Solar Energy Initiative Funding for Relianc...

cleantechnica.com 27 Apr '12, 5am

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will lend India’s Reliance Power $103 million to help finance a 100-MW concentrating sola...

PV Solar Panels | Photovoltaic Panels | Solar E...

solarpanelsplus.com 27 Apr '12, 10pm

Solar Panels Plus provides solar photovoltaic modules—also called solar PV panels—in an array of sizes, types and outputs....

A 4 Year Old Explains Solar Power. A must watch.

ases.org 27 Apr '12, 2am

Why I Went Solar features homes and businesses that have chosen to go solar. If you would like to feature your home or bus...

Largest Solar PV Plant in North America Comes O...

greentechmedia.com 26 Apr '12, 2pm

The crown heralding the largest operational PV plant in North America now belongs to the 100 megawatts on-line of the 290-...

US Solar Market exploding and will be largest m...

greentechmedia.com 22 Apr '12, 9pm

US Solar Market Will Explode within Five Years April 20, 2012 NEW YORK , April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/— Within the next five...

Geostellar: Mapping Your Roof's Solar Potential

Geostellar: Mapping Your Roof's Solar Potential

solarfeeds.com 22 Apr '12, 6pm

Geostellar: Mapping Your Roof's Solar Potential 04/22/2012 from SustainableBusiness.com Tweet Geostellar wants to map the ...

Please share for #CA net metering: California S...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Apr '12, 8am

The good people at the Vote Solar Initiative and SEIA need about a minute of your time, and believe me, that minute will b...

Commentary: US protectionism on domestic solar ...

digitimes.com 23 Apr '12, 9am

Commentary: US protectionism on domestic solar industry may backfire Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 23 April 2012...

IEEESpectrum: #Wind, #Water, and #Solar Power for the World #renewables, not #thorium #cancer #energy

IEEESpectrum: #Wind, #Water, and #Solar Power f...

spectrum.ieee.org 29 Apr '12, 2pm

We don’t need nuclear power, coal, or biofuels. We can get 100 percent of our energy from wind, water, and solar (WWS) pow...

Solar News

Solar News

cleantechnica.com 22 Apr '12, 5pm

McKinsey & Company projects that solar is entering a period of maturation in its new report “Solar power: Darkest before d...

4 out of 5 top transit cities are on the East C...

grist.org 26 Apr '12, 4pm

Walk Score put together a list of the country’s top transit cities , based on the company’s transit scores for more 1 mill...

How India's creating the next big solar market

How India's creating the next big solar market

greenbiz.com 29 Apr '12, 9am

Benchmarks, Transparency and Monitoring: The Indian government urgently needs to increase the level of information availab...