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Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

Solar’s Growth Poised To Slow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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…

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