Solar in distant lands
New deployment, development and production in Fiji, El Salvador, Brazil, Lithuania, and Turkey underscore solar’s increasing geographic diversity. As followers and fans of the Curator know, I love finding new and unexpected locales where solar power has been deployed and manufactured.
Hand-picked solar industry news & commentary
Happy Days For U.S. Solar Big Dogs
After boffo quarters, SunPower moves to add production capacity while First Solar makes serious manufacturing cost reduction, efficiency progress.
The commercial embrace of solar
New report underscores surge in solar PV installations in the U.S. business community When I was growing up, if someone said, “he means business,”
Solana starts commercial operation, Topaz crosses the five-million module mark, SolarCity plops down big bucks for Zep, a grand solar day in the life of German renewable
Solar commodification and hydrogen passivation
BNEP’s Jenny Chase sees solar as a commodity, while UNSW’s Stuart Wenham touts processing technology that offers low-cost differentiation Two leading lights
Solar Decathlon state of mind
A brief tribute to this year’s inspirational and aspirational solar-powered sustainability competition IRVINE, CA–The 19 homes in this year’s Solar Decathlon competition share many commonalities: the aspirational names, the recycled