The Ivanpah Solar Generating Station, located in the Mojave Desert near the Nevada border, has completed its first synchronization, which is a major step toward full production.
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Solar Decathlon challenges teams of college students to design and construct houses that are energy efficient, affordable and aesthetically pleasing.
California legislature has approved Senate Bill 96, which authorizes the research, development and deployment (RD&D) of clean energy technology, including California solar energy, with the goal of improving the state’s energy infrastructure and saving rate payers money.
Solar energy could be an alternative investment strategy for Southern Californians who are retired or preparing for retirement. In this blog article, we evaluate two solar customers and show how they are benefiting financially from their solar panel installation.
Now that AB 327 has passed the senate floor and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for final signing, we reflect on parts of the bill that will affect Californian solar owners and the solar industry as a whole.
The City of Lancaster, California takes advantage of 300 days of sunshine to become “net zero” with solar energy.
After moving into a new house, Townson installed a solar electric system on the roof of his home in 2007. Since then, he has lowered his previous utility bill of $450 to only $30.
California added a record-breaking 521 megawatts (MW) of solar generating capacity from April to June of 2013. The key to continuing to install solar panels at this rate will be the extension of pro-solar policies and legislature.
Reading your Edison bill can be confusing for customers who have just installed a solar system. This blog post explains how to read the most important parts of the bill.
Utility scale solar project face many delays, which slows development. Residential solar panel installations are much quicker, leading to a growth in popularity.