CESA’s Janice Lin: Using Energy Storage Makes the Most of Electricity

The executive director of the Clean Energy Storage Association explains how her group is at the forefront of the energy storage revolution, and how solar and storage are like chocolate and peanut butter.

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What Does It Take to Get Utility Customers to Be More Efficient?

by Scott Thill

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

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California’s Solar Boom Puts PG&E at the Top of the Solar Utility Heap

The utility company announced it just finished its 150,000th solar installation — and says it’s connecting 4,000 new solar customers every month.

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No, Low Oil Prices Won’t Stop Renewable Energy’s Growth

A new report from Citigroup predicts that, even though we’re looking at a potentially long stretch of cheaper oil, renewable energy investments will continue to grow.

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Home Energy Monitoring Pilot Helps Utility Customers Cut Energy Use 7%

A brief pilot program run by PG&E in California using Bidgely’s home energy monitoring tools found surprising ways in which customers cut their energy use.

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Why Arizona Utilities’ New Solar Taxes are A Bad Idea for Everyone

Two more Arizona utilities plan to raise solar taxes on ratepayers — a move revealing the state’s shady politics and a serious lack of long-term planning.

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Conservatives Team Up with Solar Industry to Spread Florida Solar

The Florida solar industry just got a big boost with the clearance of a petition to allow Floridians to purchase solar power directly from other consumers.

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CESA’s Janice Lin: Using Energy Storage Makes the Most of Electricity

The executive director of the Clean Energy Storage Association explains how her group is at the forefront of the energy storage revolution, and how solar and storage are like chocolate and peanut butter.

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Historic Solar Homes: Not as Difficult as You Might Think

It may seem impossible to bring protected historic homes into the solar age, but by following existing guidelines and taking some precautions, creating historic solar homes is possible.

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A Historic Home Goes Solar in Richmond, Calif.

Historic homes aren’t usually the best candidates for a 21st century makeover. Yet outfitting it with solar is one update that’s been able to happen—and preserve its official designation. Earlier …

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How Canada Could Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy

A new report from leading Canadian academics finds plenty of renewable energy potential if the government gets serious about climate change.

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What’s the Problem with Louisiana Solar Incentives?

More accurately, we should ask what is the problem with the people who are attacking Louisiana solar incentives…

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