Posts Tagged ‘solar industry’


US Wind Energy: Going Strong

Posted on April 13th, 2012 by

US Wind Energy: Going Strong According to the American Wind Energy Association’s annual report, wind energy growth has been increasing in the past 5 years.[...]

Solar Industry’s Venture Capital Increased But Total Investment Decreased

Posted on April 12th, 2012 by

Solar Industry’s Venture Capital Increased But Total Investment Decreased  According to an analysis by Mercom Capital Group, the solar industry’s venture capital (VC) deals grew while[...]

Why Solar Power’s Reliance On Utilities Is Growing

Posted on December 15th, 2011 by

Julia Hamm, President and CEO of the Solar Electric Power Association, discusses the current status of the solar industry and why the utility’s role in[...]

Solyndra and the “Shakeout”: The solar industry bankruptcies in context.

Posted on October 13th, 2011 by

During August, three homegrown photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers failed and two European manufacturers decommissioned their U.S. production lines. All told, the United States lost 20[...]

University of Rhode Island Finding Ways To Harness Solar Energy From The Road

Posted on November 16th, 2010 by

Summer sun sizzles onto winding asphalt roads significantly increasing their temperatures. Researchers have identified four ways that hot roads can be used to harness solar power. Also, Spanish federal regulations are predicted to cripple the solar industry.