12 Dec '11, 4pm

Up to Half of Solar Costs are Administrative, DOE Says

But according to Climate Change & Environmental Services owner Marc Karell, with the costs of solar power front-loaded at the installation stage, the choice to go solar is still a tough one for business . Companies by nature pass on all costs in the products they sell, so firms are concerned that solar PV may put them in an uncompetitive position, he says.

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Reining In the 'Soft Costs' of Solar

Reining In the 'Soft Costs' of Solar

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Dec '11, 4pm

Department of Energy The 22 winners of the Rooftop Solar Challenge will try to untangle local ordinances that impede solar...

Exxon Predicts Half of New Cars Will Be Alternative-Fueled by 2040

Exxon Predicts Half of New Cars Will Be Alterna...

hybridcars.com 13 Dec '11, 1am

its annual energy outlook, which predicts major growth for hybrids and other alternative-drivetrain technologies as the wo...

Can ALEC Dim Arizona Solar on Tuesday?

Can ALEC Dim Arizona Solar on Tuesday?

cleantechnica.com 12 Dec '11, 5pm

Tuesday morning could be key in deciding Arizona solar policy for years to come. Because of the way public utilities overs...

Solar market to climb out of trough at end of 1Q12, says Gintech president

Solar market to climb out of trough at end of 1...

digitimes.com 09 Dec '11, 9am

"The estimate of global solar demand in 2011 is around 20GW. However, the global solar cell capacity is around 50GW, 30GW ...

Residential Solar Report: Costs Down, Installat...

solarfeeds.com 17 Dec '11, 4am

In these markets, the supply chain is maturing at a faster rate than other areas in the country. Panel and inverter prices...

The Simpsons: In The Future, Google Enslaves Half The Word (But Lisa Still Likes It)

The Simpsons: In The Future, Google Enslaves Ha...

searchengineland.com 13 Dec '11, 6pm

Google gets a mention in The Simpsons this week, future Google, that is. Google has enslaved half the world, apparently, b...

Fundamental breakthrough could double electrici...

grist.org 19 Dec '11, 12am

If you read just the headlines these days, you might think renewable energy in America is going the way of Solyndra. Don't...

Cost of photovoltaic solar energy lower than us...

e360.yale.edu 08 Dec '11, 5pm

08 Dec 2011: Cost of Solar Energy Lower Than Usually Reported, Study Says The cost of photovoltaic solar energy systems is...

In Focus: Solar Grid Parity

In Focus: Solar Grid Parity

solarfeeds.com 10 Dec '11, 3pm

There’s one other calculation. Let’s say that in 2011 solar still costs just a bit more than the grid electricity price, b...

Kenyan women light up villages, and their purses, with solar power.

Kenyan women light up villages, and their purse...

renewableenergyworld.com 11 Dec '11, 1am

Tucked away in the remote villages of Olando and Got Kaliech in rural Kenya, residents in this poor outpost in south-weste...

Solar for Schools? Not So Easy with Tax-based Solar Incentives via @johnffarrell

Solar for Schools? Not So Easy with Tax-based S...

renewableenergyworld.com 10 Dec '11, 12am

You're a city manager hoping to cut electricity costs at sewage treatment plant, a school administrator looking to power s...

Solar thermal energy showing bright prospects i...

digitimes.com 14 Dec '11, 4am

The report further states that compared with the solar thermal energy sector, the solar PV industry has been facing challe...

Warren Buffet Enters the Solar Industry

Warren Buffet Enters the Solar Industry

solarfeeds.com 08 Dec '11, 2am

Warren Buffett is getting into the solar business by buying one of the world’s largest solar PV plants – the $2 billion To...

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ladyironchef.com 13 Dec '11, 6am

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Chilean Glacier Recedes Half-Mile in Just One Year

Chilean Glacier Recedes Half-Mile in Just One Year

treehugger.com 09 Dec '11, 1am

Chile's Center for Scientific Studies /via While the powerful impacts of global warming can be seen in various forms throu...