Maryland increases solar requirements within the state’s renewable portfolio standard. Read More
The cost of solar energy continues to plummet and now averages less than 90 cents per watt. Read More
3rd party electricity sales of solar power are bringing immediate savings on energy bills to less affluent neighborhoods. Read More
Small-scale, distributed combined heat and power systems are gaining market share. Read More
The SC Solar Council, a non-profit organization promoting the wide utilization of solar energy through education and outreach in South Carolina, met recently to give out its annual solar awards. Read more here.
US solar installations grew by 109% in 2011. Read More
The Twin Creeks Technologies factory in Mississippi is producing equipment to manufacture solar cells at $.40/watt, using half the silicon and a cheaper process. The cheapest previous cells were twice as expensive. Read More
US solar energy soared by 109% in 2011, with estimates of the solar market’s total value up near $8.4 billion. Read More