With political winds shifting in Richmond – resulting in modest legislative progress for clean energy in 2014 – Virginia holds open a window of opportunity for solar energy customers. The decades-long drop in solar panel prices has brought solar generated electricity even closer to achieving grid parity with electric prices in Virginia. Yet despite these […]
In July, journalist Ryan Tracy, highlighted a familiar dispute in solar development – the ability to sell electricity in territories where incumbent utilities have exclusive service rights to customers. The solar industry has heard this issue before, and in Iowa, the issue is at the heart of a lawsuit, expected to play out this year.
Have the price of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels bottomed out? U.S. and European trade policy and international demand may be reversing the trend of decreasing prices for solar panels in the U.S.
2012 proved to be another great year for solar as installations increased 76% in the United States alone, according to a Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) report released last week in conjunction with GTM Research.