'Soft' Costs Hamper the Spread of Rooftop Solar
Builders that want to expand into the solar market find indirect costs can be an...
New Solar Roof Option Will Be Available Next Year
The 3 in 1 roof combines solar and non-solar tiles and weighs less than 2.5 pounds...
Role of Batteries Overlooked in California Solar Debate
Solar-plus-storage could make California's new mandate easier to manage financially
Optimizing Photovoltaic Systems for the Grid
Solar and battery systems may help bridge the great divide between utilities and solar customers
Design Inspiration for Solar Living From the 2013 Solar Decathlon
Every year the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon inspires fresh thinking in solar design. Of the 20 projects entered in this year's competition, take a look at these four designs to see a good cross section of the wide variety of approaches taken.
Rooftop PV raises firefighter alarm
For many, a roof covered with solar panels means less-costly power and a healthier planet. Firefighters, however, see rooftop photovoltaics in some of their worst nightmares.
Neil Kelly Co. Buys Mr. Sun Solar
Neil Kelly Co.†has acquired†Mr. Sun Solar, thus adding design, installation, and servicing of solar panels and solar energy products to the Portland, Ore.-based remodeler's portfolio of services.