SolarCity Broadens Its Financial Reach in the Barely-tapped Residential Market

Residential solar has soared in the past several years, with installation demand expected to soon surpass 1 GW of

Australia Seeks to Reduce Renewable Energy Target to ‘Real’ 20 Percent

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government will negotiate with the opposition to cut Australia's renewable energy

Viable Battery Backup for Rooftop Solar Still Years Away

Using batteries to retain energy from rooftop solar systems will be too expensive for at least two years, according

Suntech Back from Dead, Eyeing 1.5 Gigawatts in Solar Shipments

Wuxi Suntech Power Co., the solar manufacturer acquired earlier this year by Shunfeng Photovoltaic International

Renewable Energy Contractors Benefit from PACE Financing

One third of all energy is wasted. Is PACE the solution? According to current energy data, commercial and

Designing Reliable, Cost-effective Wind Turbine Shaft Systems

A wind turbine's main shaft requires a reliable bearing for operation. Some bearing designs have been known to fail

SPI Slideshow Day Three: Seen on the Tradeshow Floor

The last day of Solar Power International tends to be a little more casual. Exhibitors, exhausted from frenzied

Share Your Insight with the Hydro Audience – Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended to Mon. Oct. 27

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Creative Commons from a Student’s Perspective

As a student, I'd have to say that one of the most annoying tasks when writing an assignment, whether a blog, a report or an essay would have to be citing sources. It's not like I don't feel that authors deserve credit for their work or that I'm too lazy to cite something. It's...

10 Ways to Help Solve Hibernating Students

All teachers know a certain type of student: the hibernator. This is the student who walks in and immediately puts down his his or her head, making it very clear they do not want to have anything to do with you, your lesson, or his classmates. Peter DeWitt's October 2014...