Everything You Need to Know About Storage – A Primer

Everything You Need to Know About Storage – A Primer

Batteries have been blowing up lately. No, I’m not talking about EV battery fires. I’m talking about the immense hype around storage. With increased interest in storage coming from Utilities, Governments, and Companies, we thought it was time to discuss in more detail...
Maryland Passes Community Solar Bill

Maryland Passes Community Solar Bill

It’s official: the Maryland state legislature has passed HB 1087, titled “Electricity – Community Solar Energy Generating System Program,” bringing MD one step closer to community solar. If you’re not familiar with community solar, check out our write-up on the...
SRECs Accelerate Payback Period through Sol Combo Contract

SRECs Accelerate Payback Period through Sol Combo Contract

If 62% of Americans responded to a survey agreeing that they would like to use solar in their homes, why do only about .35% of households in the U.S. have a solar installation? For one, many people understand that a solar installation produces cost savings over time,...

Who Pays for Countervailing Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels?

On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) made the decision to start implementing countervailing duties (“countervails”) on Chinese solar panels that will raise prices of commercial-scale and distributed solar projects. In 2013, 31% of all solar panels...

Beyond the Meter: Remote Solar on the Horizon?

A Less-Than-Totally-Addressable Market Commercial solar can be an extremely difficult, uphill sell. Not only must a salesperson overcome traditional customer barriers of ignorance, indifference, or fear, with a product that can seem formidably technical, but they have...