Scott Thill

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New Orleans Solar Gets a Helping Hand from City Council

One of the nation's best solar cities, in a state most needing clean energy, the New Orleans city council just voted to strengthen its local solar industry.
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Why is Energy Efficiency Stalling in the U.S.?

A recent survey by Harris International found a drop in energy efficiency efforts -- fewer people are turning off lights, replacing old appliances, and more.
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Get Ready for the Next Green Jobs Boom: Energy Storage Jobs

The solar industry is adding jobs at 10 times the national average. Now, with the rise of battery technology, energy storage jobs are about to follow suit.
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EnergySage Continues to Expand Its Online Solar Marketplace

Promising to make shopping for solar easier, EnergySage has landed more funding and expanding its online solar marketplace to new states.
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Across the Pond, What’s the State of the U.K.’s Solar Market?

Despite a recent setback from a Conservative Party electoral triumph, the U.K.'s solar market has been booming lately, and all signs show room for more growth.
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California’s Ambitious Clean Energy Goals are Doable, Offer Big Benefits

An analysis of Gov. Jerry Brown's clean energy goal finds the state can easily reach the goal, and will save $50 billion a year while creating more jobs.
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Solar is a Boom with No Bust, According to New Deutsche Bank Report

Cratering solar costs and skyrocketing demand means the solar boom is unlikely to end. So say the experts at Deutsche Bank in an exhaustive new solar report.
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How MIT’s Future of Solar Study Wants to Grow Solar – Without Subsidies

The United States needs to expand it solar capacity by about 2,000 percent, but net metering and the ITC aren't the right tools, says MIT's Future of Solar report.
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Tesla’s Powerwall: Helping Solar Achieve Escape Velocity

As the hype about Tesla's new energy-storage platform becomes reality, experts across industries now see the Powerwall as a truly world-changing technology.
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Community Solar Could Make the Solar Boom Even Bigger

It’s a wonder that community solar took so long to trend, since not everyone can have a solar farm on the roof or yard. But better late than never, if ...
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