Archive for Solar News

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2 August 2014

4 Ways To Do Solar Energy

The sun is a tremendous infinite reservoir of renewable energy. Solar energy is by far the largest energy source and its reservoir is significantly larger than all other energy sources put together, including renewable and non-renewable sources. Here is a closer look at 4 ways to harvest solar energy.

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18 March 2014

Progress in Photovoltaics

New exciting scientific discoveries and ambitious application projects in solar energy research, such as solar upconversion on the technology side and rural electrification on the application side, indicate what prominent academic researchers think of the future of solar.

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11 February 2014

How to revitalize innovation in the solar photovoltaic manufacturing sector

Policies on the national level could adopt a more holistic approach and utilize the reinforcing dynamics among market, manufacturing, innovation, and cost, for a sustainable and innovative global PV industry.

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3 February 2014

Advocating for Responsible Solar in the Desert

The BERC Blog recently sat down with Ileene Anderson of the Center for Biological Diversity, which has been pushing hard against utility-scale solar solar developers in California, seeking more environmentally responsible solar development.

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25 November 2013

Utilities Fight Against Solar Net Metering

As solar photovoltaic systems have become more affordable, utilities are now seeing significant impacts from increasing amount of their customers utilizing solar Net Energy Metering (“NEM”) systems.

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19 November 2013

Sen. Feinstein Weighs in on Desert Solar

Senator Dianne Feinstein recently wrote an op-ed in the Riverside Press-Enterprise, expressing her support for efforts aimed at blocking utility-scale solar in some parts of the desert, while supporting development on military lands.

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19 November 2013

“Is there still a return in solar” panel

The French Alumni are hosting a panel on the future of investment in the solar industry.

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29 October 2013

Solar Energy for Homeowners Becoming More Affordable

As more and more people are interested in being environmentally friendly and minimizing their electric bills, there have been increasing efforts to make the solar system be more accessible and cost-effective to homeowners.