A primer on solar energy and the US solar industry trends.
The integration of solar and other emerging energy sources into the US electric grid, including issues related to distributed and intermittent generation, peak power, and smart grid investments.
Issues unique to less accessible market segments, such as lower income communities that are more likely to be renters, live in multi-family units, and have difficulty financing a project.
Solar related policies that have been or could be adopted by state and local policy makers, including state-based incentives, solar portfolio standards, and net-metering legislation.
Solar related regulations developed and enforced by FERC and state utility regulatory bodies, including electric rate structures, utility investment decision criteria, and the regulated value of solar.