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Full Title: 2014: The Year of Concentrating Solar Power Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The year 2014 marks a significant milestone in the history of American solar...
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Full Title: 2015 Solar Economy Barometer Author(s): Trudy Westby, Rebecca Tannebring and Megan Birney Publisher(s): Wiser Capital Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Across the US, there is untapped solar capacity among the commercial...
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Last month the International Trade Commission (ITC) agreed to proceed with a trade case filed by the bankrupt solar manufacturing American company Suniva. Suniva has claimed that the current import...
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Full Title: A Survey of State and Local PV Program Response to Financial Innovation and Disparate Federal Tax Treatment in the Residential PV Sector Author(s): Bolinger, Mark, and Edward Holt Publisher(s): Lawerence...
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Full Title: Achieving Inclusive Competitiveness in the Emerging Solar Energy Sector in Morocco Author(s): Georgeta Vidican, Matthias Böhning,  Gina Burger,  Elisa De Siqueira Regueira,  Sandra Müller, Susanne Wendt Publisher(s): German Development Institute Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Annual Energy Outlook Projections and the Future of Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Author(s): Noah Kaufman Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Economist recently declared that due to...
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Full Title: Anti-dumping duty on solar PV in India: more harm than good Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Bridge to India Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Anti-dumping duties threaten to torpedo the Indian solar market at...
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Full Title: Basic Photovoltaic Principals and Methods Author(s): Paul Hersch and Kenneth Zweibel Publisher(s): Solar Energy Research Institute Publication Date: 02/1982 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This book presents a nonmathematical explanation of the theory and...
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Full Title: BLM Has Limited Assurance That Wind and Solar Projects Are Adequately Bonded Author(s): The United States Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): The United States Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Closing the California Clean Energy Divide Author(s): Clean Energy Group Publisher(s): Clean Energy Gropu Publication Date: 05/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): BATTERY STORAGE IS EMERGING AS AN effective new strategy for reducing...
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Full Title: Community Solar Policy Decision Matrix. Guidance for Designing Community Solar Programs Author(s): Coalition for Community Solar Access Publication Date: 11/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar energy continues to grow in popularity across...
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There is an inconvenient and uncomfortable truth that nuclear energy is a significant non-CO2 source of electrical power in the U.S. Despite the dramatic expansion of solar and wind, these...
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Full Title: Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2013, President Obama announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose carbon...
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Full Title: Electricity Bill Savings from Residential Photovoltaic Systems: Sensitivities to Changes in Future Electricity Market Conditions Author(s): Naïm Darghouth, Galen Barbose, and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 01/2013 Full...
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Full Title: Enhancing User Customization through Novel Software Architecture for Utility-Scale Solar Siting Software Author(s): Brant Peery, R. Sam Alessi, Randy D. Lee, Leng Vang, Scott Brown, David Solan, and Dan...
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Full Title: Executive Briefing: The Future of U.S. Solar Author(s): Greentech Media Publisher(s): Greentech Media Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This free executive briefing is based on the keynote speech given at the...
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Full Title: Federal Programs Enable Unprecedented Solar Power Deployment Author(s): Pew Charitable Trusts Publisher(s): Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Traditional energy resources such as oil and gas have received incentives...
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A federal policy enacted nearly 40 years ago has breathed life into an ongoing argument at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission over utility opposition to a wind-solar hybrid project proposed...
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Full Title: Global Atlas for Renewable Energy: Overview of Solar and Wind Maps Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Global Atlas for Renewable Energy (Global Atlas) is...
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Full Title: Global PV Demand Outlook 2015-2020: Exploring Risk in Downstream Solar Markets Author(s): Adam James Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The cumulative global market for solar PV is expected...
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Full Title: Global PV Manufacturing Attractiveness Index 2015 (PVMAX) Author(s): Mohit Anand Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The global solar market has grown accustomed to a persistent oversupply of PV...
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Full Title: Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2013 Author(s): Bloomberg New Energy Finance Publisher(s): UNEP Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The following renewable energy projects are included: all biomass and waste-to-energy, geothermal, and wind generation projects...
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Full Title: High-Energy Innovation Author(s): Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes Publisher(s): Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the coming decades, most of the innovation in clean...
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Full Title: Improving the Market for Clean Energy in Texas Author(s): Josiah Neeley Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The last few years have seen an incredible decline in...
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Full Title: Integrating small solar farms to the grid: a ‘smart’ guide Author(s): ABB Inc. Publisher(s): ABB Inc. Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The construction of small solar farms is running ahead of...
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Full Title: Is $50/MWh Solar for Real? Falling Project Prices and Rising Capacity Factors Drive Utility-Scale PV Toward Economic Competitiveness Author(s): Mark Bolinger, Samantha Weaver, and Jarett Zuboy Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National...
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Full Title: Letting in the Light: How solar photovoltaics will revolutionise the electricity system Author(s): Dolf Gielen, Ruud Kempener, Michael Taylor, Francisco Boshell and Amr Seleem (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication...
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Full Title: Maximizing MWh: A Statistical Analysis of the Performance of Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Projects in the United States Author(s): Mark Bolinger, Joachim Seel and Manfei Wu Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories Publication Date:...
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Full Title: National Solar Jobs Census 2015 Author(s): The Solar Foundation Publisher(s): The Solar Foundation Publication Date: 1/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census 2015 is the sixth annual update...
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Full Title: Net Metering and Market Feedback Loops: Exploring the Impact of Retail Rate Design on Distributed PV Deployment Author(s): Darghouth, Naïm R., Ryan H. Wiser, Galen L. Barbose, and Andrew...
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Full Title: Partnering Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Author(s): Dr. Jurgen Weiss, Heidi Bishop, Dr. Peter Fox-Penner, Dr. Ira Shavel Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Low natural gas prices...
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Full Title: PV Balance of Systems 2015: Technology Trends and Markets in the U.S. and Abroad Author(s): MJ Shiao Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): PV balance of systems (BOS), encompassing...
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Full Title: Quality Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Technologies: Solar Water Heaters Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This guide is part of...
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Full Title: Questions & Answers: Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Systems Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This guide is...
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Full Title: Remodeling the Grid: Challenges, Solutions, and Costs Associated with Integrating Renewable Resources Author(s): Patrick Luckow, Tommy Vitolo, PhD, Joseph Daniel Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Inc. Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Over...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy at Scale in the U.S. and Europe Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Focusing on transatlantic...
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Full Title: Renewables and Electricity Storage: A Technology Roadmap for REmap 2030 Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): With solar and wind...
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Full Title: Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Technical Potential in the United States: A Detailed Assessment Author(s): Pieter Gagnon, Robert Margolis, Jennifer Melius, Caleb Phillips, and Ryan Elmore Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Selling Into the Sun: Price Premium Analysis of a Multi-State Dataset of Solar Homes Author(s): ben Hoen, Sandra Adomatis, Thomas Jackson, Joshua Graff-Zivin, Mark Thayer, Geoffrey T. Klise, and...
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Full Title: Shining Rewards: The Value of Rooftop Solar Power for Consumers and Society Author(s): Lindsey Hallock and Rob Sargent Publisher(s): Environment America and the Frontier Group Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar...
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Full Title: Smart Grids and Renewables: A Guide for Effective Deployment Author(s): Ruud Kempener, Paul Komor and Anderson Hoke Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency Publication Date: 11/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The steady growth of renewable...
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Full Title: Solar Energy Development Impacts on Land Cover Change and Protected Areas Author(s): Rebecca R. Hernandeza, Madison K. Hoffacker, Michelle L. Murphy-Mariscal, Grace C. Wu, and Michael F. Allen Publisher(s): Proceedings...
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Full Title: Solar Energy Use in U.S. Agriculture Overview and Policy Issues Author(s): Irene M. Xiarchos and Brian Vick Publisher(s): USDA Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report serves as an overview of solar energy use by farmers...
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Full Title: Solar Grand Plan: Solar as a Solution Author(s): James Mason, Vasilis Fthenakis, Ken Zweibel Publisher(s): Solar and Wind Energy Publication Date: 4/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The US Solar Grand Plan (as published in...
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Full Title: Solar Heat for Industrial Processes: Technology Brief Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar thermal systems (STS) offer vast potential...
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Full Title: Solar Heating and Cooling for Residential Applications: Technology Brief Author(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publisher(s): International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar thermal systems (STS) are...
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Full Title: Solar Means Business 2015: Top U.S. Commercial Solar Users Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) Publication Date: 12/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): More of America’s businesses are...
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Full Title: Solar Means Business 2016: Tracking Solar Adoption by America's Top Companies Author(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar Means Business tracks solar adoption at U.S....
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Full Title: Solar Power: Darkest Before Dawn Author(s): Krister Aanesen, Stefan Heck, and Dickon Pinner Publisher(s): McKinsey & Company Publication Date: 05/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In less than a decade, the solar-photovoltaic (PV)...
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Full Title: Solar Progress Report: Advancing Toward a Clean Energy Future Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): White House Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Solar energy is a vital component of the Administration's all-­of the above energy...
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Full Title: Solar Together: A Proposal Author(s): Colin McCormick and David Sandalow Publisher(s): Columbia SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): National governments spend more than $10 billion...
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Full Title: Support for Solar Energy: Examining Sense of Place and Utility-Scale Development in California Author(s): Juliet E. Carlislea, Stephanie L. Kane, David Solanc, and Jeffrey C. Joe Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date: 07/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Technology Roadmap: Solar Heating and Cooling Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): International Energy Agency Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The solar heating and cooling (SHC) roadmap outlines a pathway for solar energy to supply...
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Full Title: The Economics of Renewable Energy Author(s): David Timmons, Jonathan M. Harris, and Brian Roach Publisher(s): Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE) Publication Date: 01/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The history of industrial...
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Full Title: The Environmental and Public Health Benefits of Achieving High Penetrations of Solar Energy in the United States Author(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratories Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratories Publication Date: 05/2016 Full Text:...
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Full Title: The Expansion of Distributed PV in the Age of the Grid Edge Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Energy Solutions Forum Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Solar energy provides the opportunity for electricity production with...
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Full Title: The Expansion of Distributed PV in the Age of the Grid Edge Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Energy Solutions Forum Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Solar energy provides the opportunity for electricity production with...
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Over 20 states are reviewing their net-metering rules for solar energy and at least 10 are conducting value of distributed generation studies. But is this just delaying the inevitable --...
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Full Title: The Future of Solar Energy: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study Author(s): Reja Amatya, Fikile Brushett , Andrew Campanella, Gökşin Kavlak, Jill Macko, Andrea Maurano, James McNerney, Timothy Osedach, Pablo Rodilla, Amy...
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Full Title: The Net Benefits of Low and No-Carbon Electricity Technologies Author(s): Charles Frank Publisher(s): Brookings Global Economy and Development Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This paper examines five different low and no-carbon electricity...
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Full Title: The Rising Tide of State-Supported Renewable Energy Projects Author(s): Clean Energy States Alliance & Peregrine Energy Group Publisher(s): Clean Energy States Alliance & Peregrine energy Group Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This year’s results show...
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Full Title: The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy Author(s): Anna-Kathrin Wallasch, Silke Lüers, Georgeta Vidican, Barbara Breitschopf, Anita Richter, Jan-Christoph Kuntze, Jessica Noll, Ulrike Lehr, Sofia Martinez, Rabia Ferroukhi,...
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Full Title: The Value in Distributed Energy: It’s All About Location, Location, Location Author(s): Steve Fine, Paul De Martini, Samir Succar, and Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No...
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Full Title: Throwing Shade: 10 Sunny States Blocking Distributed Solar Development Author(s): Greer Ryan Publisher(s): Center for Biological Diversity Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In order to avoid the worst impacts of...
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Full Title: Tracking the Sun VIII: The Installed Price of Residential and Non-Residential Photovoltaic Systems in the United States Author(s): Galen Barbose and Naïm Darghouth Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date:...
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Full Title: U.S. Solar Market Insight Report Q2 2015 Executive Summary Author(s): Shayle Kann, MJ Shiao, Cory Honeyman, Nicole Litvak, Jade Jones, Colin Smith, and Leandra Cooper Publisher(s): GTM Research Publication Date: 09/2015 Full...
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Full Title: U.S. Solar Market Insight Report: 2014 Year in Review, Executive Summary Author(s): Shayle Kann, MJ Shiao, Cory Honeyman, Nicole Litvak, Jade Jones, Leandra Cooper, Tom Kimbis, Justin Baca, Shawn...
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Full Title: U.S. Solar Market Insight Report: Q1 2015 (Executive Summary) Author(s): Shayle Kann, MJ Shiao, Cory Honeyman, Nicole Litvak, Jade Jones, and Leandra Cooper Publisher(s): GTM Research and the Solar Energy...
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Full Title: U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing: Industry Trends, Global Competition, Federal Support Author(s): Michaela D. Platzer Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 01/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Every President since Richard Nixon has sought...
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Full Title: Understanding Solar Energy Issues in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Author(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs Publisher(s): Environmental Entrepreneurs Publication Date: 02/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Solar energy is at a turning point in Massachusetts. While...
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Full Title: Unlocking the Value of Community Solar Author(s): Deloitte Publisher(s): Deloitte Publication Date: 03/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): US electric utilities of all types, from investor-owned to municipal to cooperatives (co-ops), are defining...
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Full Title: US PV InstallerMonitor 2015/2016 Author(s): EuPD Research Publisher(s): EuPD Research Publication Date: 04/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The US represents an enormous PV potential. As feed-in tariffs in all large European PV...
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Full Title: USA PV O&M Trends and Market Outlook Author(s): PV-Insider Publisher(s): PV-Insider Publication Date:  06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): With 18.3 GW of generation capacity to be installed by the end of 2015 the USA...
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Full Title: Using GIS Analytics and Social Preference Data to Evaluate Utility-Scale Solar Power Site Suitability Author(s): Justin Brewer, Daniel P. Ames, David Solan, Randy Lee, and Juliet Carlisle Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Using the Spatial Distribution of Installers to Define Solar Photovoltaic Markets Author(s): Eric O'Shaughnessy, Gregory F. Nemet, and Naim Darghouth Publisher(s): Berkeley National Laboratory Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A growing...
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Full Title: Utility Community Solar Handbook: Understanding and Supporting Utility Program Development Author(s): Carl R. Siegrist, Bianca Barth, Becky Campbell, Bart Krishnamoorthy, Mike Taylor Publisher(s): Solar Power Electric Association Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Washington State Senate Bill 5101: Potential Applicability and Lessons Learned for Idaho Author(s): The Energy Policy Institute and Center for Advanced Energy Studies Publisher(s): The Energy Policy Institute and Center...
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Full Title: Why Are Residential PV Prices in Germany So Much Lower Than in the United States? A Scoping Analysis Author(s): Joachim Seel, Galen Barbose, and Ryan Wiser Publisher(s): Lawrence Berkeley National...
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Full Title: Wind Diversity Enhancement of Wyoming/California Wind Energy Projects: Phase 2 Author(s): Jonathan Naughton Publisher(s): Wind Energy Research Center Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On January 25, 2013, the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority...
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