Read SOLAR TODAY’s July/August Issue

SOLAR TODAY‘s July/August issue is online. Read the full issue, search by key word and share articles. Click here to go directly to the issue.Cover_SolarToday_JulyAug13


Explosive Growth
Once again led by utility-sector installations, PV capacity installed in 2012 jumped 80 percent over the prior year.
By Larry Sherwood

Major Funding Through Micro-Investments
As a scenario for TVA demonstrates, such a program overcomes investment obstacles while spurring big benefits for investors, utilities, local economic development and the industry.
By Stephen Levy and Kenneth J. Lutz, Ph.D.

Managing the Dark Side of Trees
By specifying height limitations for vegetation in advance, solar access zones have the potential to make compliance easy.
By K.K. DuVivier and Dan Staley

A Net-Zero-Energy Learning Lab in Upstate New York
Sophisticated monitoring at Alfred State’s demonstration home enables students to better understand performance of the renewable energy systems they built.
By Craig R. Clark, P.E., and Dave Kostick

Connect with Local Solar Leaders
Now in its 18th year, the ASES National Solar Tour is the world’s largest community solar event.
By Gina Johnson

Follow State Energy Legislation with AEL Tracker
By Tom Plant

Closing the Clean Air Act Loopholes
By Robert Ukeiley

Sustainable REIT Goes Public
By Rona Fried, Ph.D.

The Trade
Before Climbing That Tower …
By Mick Sagrillo

New Products

System Accomplished
Collaborative Planning Speeds Construction
By Seth Masia


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