March 19, 2018

India’s solar manufacturers facing a ‘make or buy’ dilemma

  The energy sector in India has always been a topic for discussion and debate among experts, observers, analysts, industry players and magnates, besides others. India […]
February 13, 2018

Solar dispute: US hardens stand against India at WTO

  The US on Friday ratcheted up pressure on India, blocking a request from New Delhi that calls for allowing a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance […]
February 1, 2018

To counter US at WTO, India seeks compliance panel

  To counter the US allegation that India had not complied with the World Trade Organisation’s ruling in the solar panels dispute case, New Delhi has […]
January 27, 2018

S&C Electric Leaves the Energy Storage Production Business

Chicago grid equipment company S&C Electric built its first large-scale battery storage system in 2006, before almost anyone else was doing it. Now, it’s winding down […]
January 25, 2018

Big Money Is Getting Into Microgrids

Most companies have a hard time coming up with the upfront cash to build a microgrid, and financing one can be a major headache. Theoretically, that […]
January 25, 2018

Could Backlash to Trump’s Solar Tariff Be Good News for India?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed Trump’s protectionist policies this week, after the White House slapped 30 percent tariffs on imported solar cells and modules. Solar […]
January 24, 2018

Trump Solar Tariffs Reverberate in India, China’s Biggest Buyer

President Donald Trump imposing duties on foreign-made solar equipment comes as India considers its own protections from overseas supplies after becoming China’s biggest solar panel export […]
January 16, 2018

Shell invests in Nashville solar firm, but it’s no less an oil company

On Monday, Royal Dutch Shell announced that it is going to acquire a 43.86-percent stake in a Nashville-based solar plant company called Silicon Ranch Corporation. The […]
January 13, 2018

How Trump defies his critics on solar

When President Trump outlined his national security strategy last month, he noted that some politicians of the past “put American energy under lock and key.” As […]
January 13, 2018

Tesla Solar Roof Tile Mass Production Began Last Month, Surveying Of Homes Of Deposit Holders Has Begun

Tesla has shared that it began mass production of its new solar roof tiles at its facility in Buffalo, New York, last month. Surveys of the […]
January 12, 2018

‘Solarize’ Program To Make Solar Panels Cheaper For Atlanta Residents

Georgia environmental groups are preparing to launch a program to make solar panels cheaper for city of Atlanta residents. The effort, called Solarize Atlanta, will also […]
January 11, 2018

Historic Aurora building goes solar

An Aurora building that dates back to the late 1800s is now on the cutting edge of energy technology. The old Aurora Main Public Library building […]
January 9, 2018

India rejects US solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

India hit back on Monday at Washington’s latest legal assault on its solar power policies+ at the World Trade Organization, rejecting a US legal claim and […]
December 5, 2017

Solar power will drive us towards goal of universal energy access: ISA chief

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) – India’s brainchild which was launched jointly with France in Paris on November 30, 2015 – will come into force on […]
December 1, 2017

One of America’s biggest oil fields just turned to an unexpected power source: Solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, Calif., is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and […]
October 26, 2017

Global solar market to reach nearly 100 GW this year

The global solar market is set to end 2017 some 95 GW larger than when it began, according to German analyst firm Bernreuter Research. This record […]
October 26, 2017

Fractal design boosts efficiency of concentrating solar power receivers

Concentrating solar power (CSP) plants can be a key part of a comprehensive renewable energy strategy, but progress is often focused on making the facilities bigger and bigger. Now, […]
October 25, 2017

U.S. power grid becoming less cost-effective, less reliable and less resilient

The U.S. power grid is on track to lose cost effective power supply diversity, a trend that will raise the cost and variability of power bills […]
October 25, 2017

The Flawed Analysis Behind the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

The Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) is based on flawed analysis that understates its benefits. This action is part of this […]
October 24, 2017

Donald Trump’s New Idea: A ‘Solar Wall’ On Mexican Border

US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters Wednesday for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with […]
October 20, 2017

Solar’s Remarkable Survival in the Most Extreme Weather

As the Atlantic continues to churn out some of the deadliest storms on record, the repercussions continue to rock the South and southeastern U.S. Whether it […]