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Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

Is Solar Without Subsidies Now Viable?

Oct 22, 2015 at 17:16 | Michael McDonald

There is something big happening in solar. This fact is becoming more evident every day. Regardless of one’s view on renewable energy overall and whether mankind…

Living Dangerously In Solar Stocks

Sep 11, 2015 at 15:25 | Martin Tillier

When it comes to the stock market, bottom fishing can be a dangerous game.Once momentum takes hold, particularly downward momentum, it can continue well past the point where…

2020 Could Mark The Tipping Point For U.S. Solar

Sep 09, 2015 at 16:18 | Nick Cunningham

The U.S. solar industry hit another milestone this year: there are now more than 20 gigawatts of solar capacity installed across the country, enough electricity to…

Are “Palm Trees” The Next Step In Solar Energy’s Evolution?

Sep 01, 2015 at 16:29 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Solar energy quickly gaining attention as the most attractive form of new electricity generation as there have been some substantial investments in the solar energy sector…

Sun Edison’s Stock Has Been Slammed. Is the Sell Off Justified?

Aug 28, 2015 at 16:19 | Michael McDonald

As the specter of volatility returns to the stock market, investors in all segments of the market are starting to feel some of the pain that…

PV Solar Could Have Some Serious Competition

Aug 14, 2015 at 17:28 | Henry Hewitt

  Abengoa’s IST Thermal Trough About half the energy burned in the U.S. is used to make hot water and heat…

China Getting Serious About Solar Energy

Jul 31, 2015 at 16:14 | Gaurav Agnihotri

The world is slowly but steadily increasing its investments in solar energy sector as it becomes more affordable with each passing day. As the global manufacturing hub for solar photo…

Solar’s Growth Poised To Slow

Jul 31, 2015 at 16:03 | Michael McDonald

As solar power growth continues to accelerate, it’s time for investors to take a step back and make sure they have realistic expectations. Solar panel pricing…

10 Percent Gains Guaranteed, But With A Catch

Jul 24, 2015 at 16:26 | Martin Tillier

Long term success in a dealing room, and in trading and investing outside that environment as well, depends on many things. Perhaps the most important is…

Toxic Waste Sullies Solar’s Squeaky Clean Image

Jul 22, 2015 at 17:12 | Andrew Topf

Toxic sludge and filthy air - byproducts of the oil and coal industries - are a constant irritant for opponents and even proponents of fossil fuels,…

Spanish Government To Tax Solar Power

Jul 09, 2015 at 16:59 | Michael McDonald

Electric companies may want to look at telecoms for a glimpse of their future. Just as telecom companies faced a challenging transition with landlines over the…

The Best Play In Solar Right Now

Jun 23, 2015 at 17:10 | Martin Tillier

By now, most of us have a view on solar power. You may believe it is the future of energy; that harnessing the very energy that…

Solar Space Race Already Underway

Jun 12, 2015 at 17:24 | Ronke Luke

Has space-based solar power just had a breakthrough moment?Alternative Energy News reports that on March 12th, 2015 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) successfully…

Bursting The Solar Leasing Bubble

Jun 03, 2015 at 17:03 | Michael McDonald

The solar industry has been one of the most dynamic sections of the renewable space in the last decade, but many of the biggest changes have…

Top 5 Solar Markets in Asia

May 29, 2015 at 17:24 | Gaurav Agnihotri

In a recent article, I predicted that the age of oil might approach the beginning of its end in the next 30 years. In a similar statement reported by…

Investors Turning Away From Green Energy

May 28, 2015 at 16:40 | Michael McDonald

Investors looking for the next “big thing” could be forgiven for being a little unsure about the state of the green energy revolution. While some commentators…

Terawatt Solar Farms By 2050?

May 28, 2015 at 16:26 | Darrell Delamaide

 Government policies should shift incentives in solar energy away from rooftop deployment in residences toward utility-scale use because this is the most cost-effective way to deploy…

Is This The Efficiency Breakthrough Solar Has Been Waiting For?

May 26, 2015 at 17:42 | Darrell Delamaide

A new attempt to generate electricity from solar power using a Stirling engine created a ripple of interest recently when an article in the Guardian hailed…

A Spanner In The Works Of The Solar Revolution

May 07, 2015 at 14:58 | Michael McDonald

Moore’s Law famously postulates that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every two years. That relationship has held true for fifty years and has led to the…

India Could Be The Next Solar Investment Hotspot

May 07, 2015 at 13:03 | Gaurav Agnihotri

India could well be the next hotbed for a solar revolution. Plagued by red tape, land acquisition and corruption issues in the past, the new Indian government is all set…

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