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Community Solar Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Sunlight falls almost anywhere, in every community. So it would make sense for any number of people in that community to team up to harness the sun and make clean, local power.

Sadly, it isn’t as easy as it should be, as illustrated by the Vashon Community Solar Project in Washington State.

The Texas Solar Energy Math Challenge

Let’s diffuse the old news that solar energy is too costly and is only competitive with subsidies and take a more current look at some simple data that indicate that we have a great opportunity in Texas to tap the untapped natural resource.

The Texas Solar Energy Math Challenge

Let’s diffuse the old news that solar energy is too costly and is only competitive with subsidies and take a more current look at some simple data that indicate that we have a great opportunity in Texas to tap the untapped natural resource.

Four Ways We Can Drive More Distributed Generation Now

By Adam James

There are no “easy fixes” to transforming our energy system. But the solutions that may work fastest are often the simplest and least exciting: rate structure changes, streamlined permitting, and good interconnection laws.

Rooftop solar: It’s contagious

By  on 22 October 2012

by Nathan

Someone is considerably more likely to install solar panels on their home if others in their area have already installed them, according to new research from Yale and New York University.

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