While most solar power related companies are coping with lower margins these days, solar inverter manufacturers are not suffering at all. Unlike other companies in the solar industry, solar inverter makers have some insulation from competition despite the weak economy.
Republican Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said that the government made a bad decision in giving loans to solar panel manufacturers and predicted that the solar panel industry could collapse in the near future.
Solyndra’s problem has resonated across the solar power industry. Its filing of bankruptcy was followed by a FBI raid of its office.
On paper, the state of Michigan might be encouraging residents and businesses to install solar power systems with its solar rebate and incentive programs. But the state officials must rethink their property tax laws if they really want to promote alternative energy use in Michigan.
Good news for homeowners and businesses that plan to go solar in 2011. There are several federal tax credits that are still in effect or have been extended for the year. There’s the uncapped 30 percent federal tax credit on solar hot water and residential solar electric systems that are in effect until 2016. The […]
Longtime enemies coal and solar power have finally called a truce: the Xcel Energy power plant near Grand Junction, Colorado, has just implemented the first-of-its-kind solar-coal hybrid approach.
What Christmas is to children, Earth Day is to the environment. Marking its 40th year is a most fevered cry for taking action, in particular, by the U.S. Solar Industry itself. CEO and President of Solar Energy Industries Association, Rhone Resch, had much to say in honor of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary…
Thanks to researchers at Princeton University, high costs of solar panels may no longer be an issue. Going green and harnessing the power of the sun might be easily affordable to anyone who wishes to participate in making the world a cleaner place.
Massachusetts has a couple of solar power projects up its sleeves for 2010. The goal is to increase the number of solar power installations within the state.
The renewable energy industry in New Jersey is booming thanks to financial incentives the government offers and the lack of state regulations regarding the industry.