May has arrived and days are getting longer and warmer. This is good news for baseball fans, barbecue enthusiasts, and grid operators concerned about integrating unprecedented levels of solar energy … Continue Reading The Duck has Landed
Last month, I went to a talk by someone I surprisingly hadn’t heard of before. Yosef Abramowitz is an entrepreneur whose company, Gigawatt Global, just constructed and commissioned the largest … Continue Reading Why Does the Media Ignore Grid-Scale Solar?
I am currently sitting in my yard enjoying the post El Nino 75 degree weather, while typing away on my locally made (…well invented at least) MacBook which was charged … Continue Reading No More Berning of Fossil Fuels
If you’re thinking of putting solar panels on your roof to save money on your electricity bills, you should recognize that there is risk involved. In some ways, this is … Continue Reading The Risks of Going Solar
Three years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy began forming in the Caribbean Sea. It went on to wallop several Caribbean islands and the Eastern Seaboard. In the US the storm … Continue Reading Could Microgrids Be Big in the US?
“Rural electrification” and “energy access” are catchphrases in many energy and development circles. Multilateral lending agencies, many NGOs and the UN are highlighting the 1.3 billion people who currently do … Continue Reading Are We Too Fixated on Rural Electrification?
A new Energy Institute working paper finds that income tax credits for weatherization, solar panels, hybrids, and electric cars go predominantly to higher-income households. Over the last decade, U.S. households … Continue Reading Are Clean Energy Tax Credits Equitable?