Can Utilities Evolve to Meet Customers’ Demand for Greener, Smarter Energy?

The 10th annual Energy Pulse from the Shelton Group details the coming revolution in the energy business, and how utilities are struggling to prepare.

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Another Way Solar Can Change the World: Solar-Powered Cell Phone Towers

Panasonic’s new way to keep cell phone reception online all the time, with more reliability and lower costs, is one of many ways solar can change the world.

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Another Ariz. Utility Tries to Kill Home Solar with $50 Monthly Fee

Phoenix utility SRP has approved a monthly “demand fee” that will cost owners of home solar systems $50 a month. Solar firms intend to sue to stop the fee.

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Google Invests Another $300M to Help SolarCity Spread the Solar Boom

The latest investment by the internet giant in the solar giant will expand the solar boom by about 25,000 new solar homes and 500 MW of new solar capacity.

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RE-volv Continues to Grow its Solar Seed Fund

The nonprofit that aims to bring solar to other nonprofits has reached a new milestone in creating a self-sustaining fund to seed more solar installations

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Now You Can Check Your Solar Panels’ Performance on Your Phone

A mobile app developed by the Pecan Street research group in Texas gives immediate alerts to owners of solar panels when they’re not performing their best.

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Can Utilities Evolve to Meet Customers’ Demand for Greener, Smarter Energy?

The 10th annual Energy Pulse from the Shelton Group details the coming revolution in the energy business, and how utilities are struggling to prepare.

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Grid Alternatives Grabs $5M to Build a More Diverse Solar Workforce

In order to boost diversity and equality in the solar workforce, SunEdison announced Friday that it is giving a $5 million contribution to Grid Alternatives.

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Why Indiana Keeps Getting Worse at Home Solar

A new bill in the state’s House of Representatives aims to continue Indiana’s already-successful efforts to throttle small-scale solar.

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How the Solar Industry is Coming Together to Expand Community Solar

The Solar Electric Power Association is leading a new program with partners across the solar industry to open the doors for more community solar projects.

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Solar in Canada: Saskatchewan’s Adoption is Slow, but Gaining Speed

The prairie province is ideally situated for solar in Canada, but a lack of strong incentives are slowing what could be a huge boon for Saskatchewan.

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