News

  • August 2, 2011  |  
  • Policy
  • Department of Energy invests $50M in solar panel manufacturing
  • VentureBeat, Matthew Lynley
  • The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it is investing $50 million in the SUNPATH program, which is designed to promote solar panel manufacturing in the United States. The United States manufactured only 7 percent of the world’s solar panels last year, according to the Energy Department. That’s down from ... more ›
  • July 31, 2011  |  
  • Finance
  • What’s Next for Clean Energy
  • Huffington Post, Michael Moynihan
  • This past weekend, I attended the Aspen Institute’s Clean Energy Roundtable, an annual gathering of business, political and policy leaders working in clean energy. Inspired by the many insights and ideas presented, here are my thoughts on the state of clean energy today and what lies ahead. First the good ... more ›
  • July 29, 2011  |  
  • Finance
  • Video: What Can We Expect for the Solar Project Finance Market?
  • Renewable Energy World, Meg Chichon
  • San Francisco, Calif., USA – It seems as though solar enthusiasm is more abundant than ever before. But with close to 30 GW of solar in the pipeline, and three times more tax equity demand than available, competition is fierce. Many are left wondering what will happen to projects struggling to ... more ›
  • July 29, 2011  |  
  • Technology
  • Podcast: The Future Of Retrofits
  • AOL Energy, Felicity Carus
  • In tight economic times, energy firms are helping customers find creative ways to pay for installations that can save them money over the long run. Metrus Energy develops and finances energy efficiency retrofits at commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. Metrus, a startup based in San Francisco established in 2009, has ... more ›