The Clean Energy Collective (CEC) cut the ribbon this week on the first community-owned solar array resulting from the Community Solar Garden Act of 2010, which directed the Public Utilities Commission to include solar gardens in the Colorado’s renewable energy plans. On Friday, April 26 the Boulder Cowdery Meadows Solar Array, built on 3.5 acres [...]
Solar Citizen: Building the renewable energy movement from the ground up! NEWS YOU CAN USE: What’s a Solar Water Heater? Although they are not in the news as often as solar electric (PV) systems, solar water heaters are also a great way to save money and go solar. Solar water heaters use the heat of the [...]
We have just returned from a most successful ASES National Solar Conference in Baltimore. The wind and solar industries have grown and matured. The time seemed ripe to examine the pressing challenges of the day. To that end, we tied plenary sessions to important current business and policy issues: Extreme weather and community resilience Federal [...]
By Tommy Vitolo, Geoff Keith, Bruce Biewald, Tyler Comings, Ezra Hausman and Patrick Knight Prepared for the Civil Society Institute A “business as usual” strategy for the U.S. electric power industry, wherein the country continues to rely heavily on coal and other fossil fuels to meet its energy needs, is not tenable if we are [...]
ASES and the Young Professionals in Renewable Energy Conference offers you the opportunity to explore sustainable energy solutions through the eyes of your peers in engineering, planning, architecture, design, and education.
Wednesday morning, April 17th, SOLAR 2013 kicked off with a multitude of sessions ranging across many different topics. The first passive architecture forum was entitled “DOE Building Integrated Solar Technologies Roadmap.” William Goetzler and Matt Guernsey were the featured speakers representing Navigant Consulting, which was hired by the Department of Energy to develop a Roadmap. [...]