Scott Thill

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How Solar-Powered Disaster Recovery is Helping in Nepal

Lamps, chargers, heaters and even a blood bank are all examples of the solar-powered disaster recovery efforts taking shape after Nepal's earthquake.
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A Look at the Full-Court Press to Recuit Veterans for Solar Jobs

After the president's announcement of a goal to train 75,000 veterans for solar jobs, solar companies are stepping up to bring them on board.
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Will the End of Solar Subsidies Kill or Strengthen the Solar Industry?

A new white paper from Stanford University argues that the coming end of the big federal solar subsidy may end up helping the solar boom -- but not everyone agrees.
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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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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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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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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 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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How California Solar Incentives Could Have Made an Even Bigger Impact

A six-year study of California solar installations found the state's incentive program would be even better by giving away solar to low-income households.
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Home Solar Plus Batteries May Be the Final Nail in Utilities’ Coffins

A new report from RMI finds that the rise of energy storage could make or break utilities, as homeowners switch to solar plus batteries to save money.
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