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Hawaii's Solution to Faster Solar Deployment

One of the biggest obstacles to renewable energy deployment in the US is overcoming the utility and AHJ review process. Long processing tim…

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Hi All - Happy Holidays!!! I haven't posted anything here in a while and for that, I apologize. It isn't because I stopped caring, it's bec…

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Disasters & sustainable energy

Read my response to J.C. Martel's discussion: Disasters & sustainable energy and chime in!

Started by Mark Richardson

0 May 25, 2013

What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services

Much has been written in recent times on consumer attitudes towards investing in energy efficiency retrofits, a recent GTM article http://w…

Started by Bijou Lulla

0 Apr 13, 2013

Solar should BE the Roof, not just on the roof.

Instead of installing plywood sheathing, roofing paper and shingles, I put together a video shows how solar modules could be attached direc…

Started by James White

0 Apr 11, 2013

Hawaii's Solution to Faster Solar Deployment

One of the biggest obstacles to renewable energy deployment in the US is overcoming the utility and AHJ review process. Long processing tim…

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Feb 1, 2013

Commercial Solar Surge Could Be Imminent: Are U.S. Utilities Ready?

http://www.solarindustrymag.com/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.11861

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Jan 18, 2013

Today’s Sign of the Apocalypse:

“The grid failed because of the overloading of the power,” he said, contending that “many states” try to take more power than scheduled. ht…

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Aug 2, 2012

Renewable Energy Project Photos

Hi All - Happy Holidays!!! I haven't posted anything here in a while and for that, I apologize. It isn't because I stopped caring, it's bec…

Started by Mark Richardson

3 Dec 20, 2011
Reply by Mark Richardson

NABCEP Installer trianing development questions

Hi all, My training center is in the process of developing a PV installer training with possible NABCEP certification for attendees at comp…

Started by Matthew Redmond

7 Sep 6, 2011
Reply by Matthew Redmond

Vote Solar NY Solar Initiative

Friends - The biggest solar campaign in the United States is the effort for 5,000 MW of solar in NY State (read all about it here). To get…

Started by Mark Richardson

0 Apr 29, 2011

In optimal installations for both, does wind ever beat solar?

I just published this detailed post on solar pv vs. wind turbines for installations of the same cost: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/profile

Started by Chris Kaiser

15 Apr 6, 2011
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