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NBA Great Bill Walton Standing Tall for Solar

Clint Wilder | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
Clint Wilder

The world's tallest Deadhead is now a big advocate for solar energy. Bill Walton - NCAA/NBA basketball champion and Hall-of-Famer, iconoclastic broa...

Big Utilities Want In On The Residential Solar Industry

Reuters | Nichola Groom | Posted 12.22.2014 | Green

Oct 22 (Reuters) - For years, the utilities responsible for providing electricity to the nation have treated residential solar systems as a threat. ...

Solar Company Sungevity Celebrates $1.5 Million Raised For Nonprofits

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green

Sungevity, Inc., a company created to allow homeowners to design their own solar power systems through an online process, announced Wednesday that the...

Solar Services Usher in New Business Model for Power

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

Installing solar panels yourself still costs $25,000 -- an amount that takes years to pay back -- instead companies are now selling "solar services."

Step One When Going Solar: Cut Your Energy Use! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the most common complaints about "going solar" is that the upfront cost is just too high. The primary reason a solar power system can be a ...

Think Solar's In Demand? Thieves Do

New York Times | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. -- Solar power, with its promise of emissions-free renewable energy, boasts a growing number of fans. Some of them, it turn...