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RECORD GROWTH OF SOLAR INSTALLATIONS IN Q2 2014

RECORD GROWTH OF SOLAR INSTALLATIONS IN Q2 2014

The US Solar market set a new record for second quarter sales of over 1.1GW, up 21% over the same quarter in 2013. Analysts expect 2014 to be a banner year, with 6.5GW as a forecast. Which will be 36% higher than 2013 and more than 650% over 2010 levels. Furthermore...

US CLEAN ENERGY GOES MAINSTREAM

US CLEAN ENERGY GOES MAINSTREAM

Clean Edge’s recently released 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index finds the U.S. clean-tech market making impressive strides in many areas. According to this year’s Index, eleven states generated more than 10 percent of their electricity. From clean-energy sources...

US SOLAR MARKET SETS ANOTHER GROWTH RECORD!

US SOLAR MARKET SETS ANOTHER GROWTH RECORD!

Solar PV installations increased 41 percent over 2012 to reach 4,751 megawatts – this was 15 times the market in 2008! The Solar Energy Industries Association just published the market results for Q4 2013, that suggests another record-shattering year. The residential...

LED LIGHTING BRINGS DOWN SOLAR ELECTRIC PROJECT SIZE

LED LIGHTING BRINGS DOWN SOLAR ELECTRIC PROJECT SIZE

An average California new home (built since 2005) has an installed lighting load of above 1800W (or 30 light bulbs) and has an annual lighting energy consumed of above 1200kWh, based on studies drafted by the California Energy Commission through the 2010 New Home...