What's a Watt Worth? (NREL Webinar)
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Webinar: Solar Operations & Maintenance in North America (O&M)
Solar Photovoltaic Safety for FireFighters
Solar ABCs Fire Performance Webinar
Tedx Brookings - David Galipeau - The Inflection Point for Solar Energy
Ask the Expert: Solar Technologies 101
TEDx - The Future of Personal Energy Use
U.S. Solar's Short and Long-Term Future
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Solar PV Pricing Trends: Research from U.S. National Labs
GW is working hard to become a leader in solar energy and has created several projects to achieve its goals.
Now is a great time to be looking for employment in the solar industry.
Many homeowners who want to invest in solar energy believe that putting solar on the roof is not a practical option because their roof may be improperly oriented, shaded by trees, or have limited s
While the Southwest region of the United States has some of the best solar resources in the world, almost all areas of the continental United States and Southern Canada have solar resources suitabl
There is a growing recognition of the high transferability of skills from the military to solar.
Today, solar energy provides less than one percent of the world's energy, but that share could grow considerably with the right public policies and continued price reductions.
As with any energy conversion process, there is a physical limit for the photovoltaic conversion process.
Like other household appliances, solar systems are rated and certified for electrical safety.
The most commonly utilized solar technologies use inert materials found at every building site including silicon (glass), aluminum (frame) and copper (wiring).
The 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for residential and commercial solar systems will expire on December 31, 2016, after which the ITC credit drops to 10% for commercial systems and
Solar energy is broadly defined as the total energy that the sun radiates through visible light and other unseen electromagnetic waves.
Two federal tax policies, the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the 5-year Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS), have underpinned the solar industry’s rem
Bottom Line: leasing is better if it's allowed in the your state and you do not have money to pay the upfront cost of the solar panels.
If you have solar panels on your home or business, you can still get as much additional electricity as you need from your local distribution grid.
While there are many different solar related policies on the federal, state, and local levels, the three most important and impactful solar policy drivers are the federal 30-percent Investment Tax
Net energy metering (NEM) is a policy adopted in more than 40 states and the District of Columbia that allows electricity consumers to sell excess electricity generated from their solar p
According to a 2008 analysis by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, supplying a
Historically, home appraisers have been reluctant to include solar system values in their home assessments.
The US solar industry is growing so fast that new data collected on the industry is almost out of date as soon as it’s published.