Is solar power really a viable option? Yes. View news articles below about the solar power industry and its projected growth.
October 29, 2012
Canopies and Carports Become Key Segment for US PV Supplier
October 23, 2012
10 Significant State Policies for Distributed Solar Energy
August 20, 2012
U.S. Solar Power Market Boomed in 2011 – Commercial Solar Up 132%
August 14, 2012
Distributed Generation Set to Boom in Next Five Years
April 26, 2012
Tioga’s Position in Solar Is Confirmed in New McKinsey Report
December 9, 2011
Solar Firms Plot Work-Around as Federal Grant Program Ends
Can the collaborative-development model made famous by websites like Wikipedia also help to standardize and simplify solar power purchase agreements (PPAs)?
December 2, 2011
Why America Will Still Win the Solar Race
April 19, 2010
Solar Industry in 2009: 17,000 More Jobs, 37% Increase in Capacity, Major Drop in Costs
17,000 More Jobs, 37% Increase in Capacity, Major Drop in Costs.
November 20, 2009
Solar Industry Market Shines Through 2011
The Solar insudstry is expected to have substantial growth until at least 2011.
July 6, 2009
Unbundled CA REC Market Could Help More Solar Projects Pencil Out
PPAs are spreading throughout the United States and California is due for further solar development because of the REC market.
February 17, 2009
Obama Signs Stimulus Plan, Touts Clean Energy
Energy provisions pave the path for doubling renewable energy in the next three years.
November 13, 2008
Powering the World with Green Energy
The world will use more renewable sources to produce electricity.
November 9, 2008
Obama Likely to Boost Alternative Energy
Barack Obama's election has members of the alternative energy world sounding positively giddy, an enthusiasm not shared by their competitors in the oil industry.
October 16, 2008
Solar Power Industry a Bright Spot in Stormy Market
Tax credits might help companies shine brighter
October 3, 2008
US Poised to Become Largest Solar Market in the World
Federal Solar Tax Credits Extended for 8 Years. Industry Leaders Forecast Dramatic Growth in the U.S. Solar Market by 2016 with Extension of Credit.
September 24, 2008
Sunny Day for Solar Energy
Solar-generated electricity, long decried as too expensive to be practical, may have gotten a little closer to being competitive.
September 11, 2008
Bay Area Mayors Band Together for Green Future
Mayors of the Bay Area's three largest cities vowed Wednesday to set aside provincial interests and back an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by building houses near rail lines and expanding employment in solar energy and green technology.
August 15, 2008
More US States Cooking Up Renewable Energy Incentives
Wisconsin Governor's task force calls for feed-in tariffs; South Carolina tests net metering; New York expands net metering, green building legislation.
August 6, 2008
Pink Slipped? Go Green
While the economic crisis continues to produce layoffs, Green Energy careers offer fulfilling work at a growing pace.
July 8, 2008
U.S. Sees 9.8% Spike in ’09 Electric Bills
Electricity forecast for 2009 is up sharply from last month; increase in price of natural gas a factor.
June 4, 2008
Energy Demand Rising
Huge investments needed to meet US power demand growth.
May 30, 2008
Solar Industry Tax Credit Expiring?
Tax credit may burn out; solar companies brace for layoffs.
May 10, 2008
Solar Industry Boom in Bay Area
The Solar Power Industry continues to grow in California leaving Bay Area companies in need of capable panel installers.
April 23, 2008
A Self-sufficient Solar Industry?
California Solar Incentive was enacted in 2006; were the incentive goals met and what should we look for in the future?
March 24, 2008
Solar Industry Has Plans for Job Growth If Tax Credits Are Extended
Solar Industry has plans for job growth if tax credits are extended.
March 17, 2008
Clean Energy: It’s Getting Affordable
Clean energy resources are dropping in cost, and coming closer in price to traditional sources of energy.
March 1, 2008
Greener Green Energy: Today’s Solar Cells Give More Than They Take
Improvements in solar panel technology increase the green energy quality of solar panels.
February 21, 2008
Dark Side of Solar Cells Brightens
Even considering the power needed to make solar cells, they are still a clean option.
February 21, 2008
Solar Tax Credit
The solar industry is working to push the solar tax credit extension through congress.
February 17, 2008
Congress Tries Again To Extend Solar Tax Credits
Once again, Congress attempts to extend tax credits for solar power installations.
February 17, 2008
Silicon Valley Starts to Turn Its Face to the Sun – Solar
Silicon Valley is predicting that solar power will be the next microchip in terms of growth.
February 14, 2008
Power Purchase Agreements to Spike
Solar Power Purchase Agreements help to negate the potentially prohibitive cost of solar installations.
February 11, 2008
New England Fortune 500 Companies Recognized for Green Power Purchases
3 of 53 Fortune 500 companies who were recognized by the EPA for their efforts at becoming environmentally friendly are discussed in detail.
January 9, 2008
Solar Power Subsidy Gets City PUC’s Ok
Solar power subsidy gets city PUC's OK.
January 8, 2008
Energy Bill Troubles Solar Industry
New Senate energy bill bodes ill for the US solar power industry.
December 21, 2007
Solar Power as the Next Great Investment Bonanza
The solar power industry is experiencing a period of tremendous growth.
December 14, 2007
Newly Passed Senate Energy Bill
Read about the outcome of the Senate Energy Bill as it pertains to solar incentives.
December 12, 2007
The Green Energy Technology Revolution
Read about the IT industry’s green move towards utilizing renewable energy.
December 12, 2007
Can the solar industry live without tax credits?
The alternative energy sector expects big things from the Democratic-controlled Congress, namely pumped up government spending and incentives for alternative energy sources.
October 19, 2007
Solar power edges towards boom time
Read about the possible "unbounded growth" of solar power and how even GE wants to catch up in solar power.