Luminalt’s Jeanine Cotter: How Solar Loses Without a Diverse Workforce

The CEO of the San Francisco-based solar installer explains her company’s success with putting a high priority on building a diverse workforce.

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

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Solar Companies Shine in Bloomberg’s New Energy Pioneers Awards

Locus Energy, Stem and BBOXX are among the highlights of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneers for 2015 — shining a big spotlight on the rise of solar tech.

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Electric Vehicles Get a Roadmap to the Mainstream

A new government study highlights the benefits of electric vehicles and points a path forward to expanding adoption of EVs.

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Looking to Go Green? New Energy Concierge Service Wants to Help

A startup just launched by SunPower co-founder Tom Dinwoodie wants to help you go green, from home solar to electric vehicles and more.

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Infographic: This Earth Day, Go Solar to Save Water

There are so many reasons to go solar, and Earth Day only provides a convenient excuse. But still, it’s a big deal that solar energy uses so little water.

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What It Takes to Go Solar on Earth Day

It’s taken a decade to go solar and shift to a greener, planet-friendly lifestyle, and it still wouldn’t have been possible without smart policies.

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The Home Solar plus Energy Storage Revolution Is About to Begin

On this Earth Day, we get a sneak peek at the Solar City and Tesla home solar plus energy storage offering that will turn the energy business on its ear.

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Luminalt’s Jeanine Cotter: How Solar Loses Without a Diverse Workforce

The CEO of the San Francisco-based solar installer explains her company’s success with putting a high priority on building a diverse workforce.

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Apple Pushes Hard on Solar in China with 40 MW of New Solar Farms

The world’s most valuable corporation is teaming up with SunPower to build two massive solar farms in China’s Sichuan province, marking a new phase for solar in China.

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Solar Permits Data Paint a Clearer Picture of the Solar Boom

A San Francisco-based startup’s database details all the solar permits in more than 400 US cities and counties. It’s a ground-level view of the solar boom.

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Solar Installations Are Performing Even Better than Promised

A massive new study of 50,000 solar installations found them easily enduring the elements — even natural disasters — and still performing 10% better than expected.

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