German State Requires Solar Panels On New, Non-Residential Buildings

German state of Baden-Württemberg follows basic logic and requires that all new non-residential buildings have solar panels on them. [...]

Mayors Sign Letter Urging Congress to Extend Solar and Wind Energy Tax Credits

A bipartisan coalition of 64 mayors, representing 25 states across the country, joined with Environment America today to call [...]

Federal Energy Regulators Reject Attack on Rooftop Solar Policies

Federal regulators on Thursday released a pair of decisions expected to impact the expansion of renewable power nationwide—one that [...]

Discriminatory Rooftop Solar Charges May Violate Antitrust Law

The U.S. Department of Justice has argued that in Arizona, a utility’s discriminatory charges for rooftop solar owners can [...]

Australia Energy Policy Could See 90% of Electricity from Renewables by 2040

Analysis suggests current federal policies will lead to a price rise after 2030 but a more ambitious target would [...]

Amid Energy Transition in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, What is Solar’s Role?

Critics say the Upper Peninsula Power Co. is promoting its own large solar project while discouraging rooftop projects. The [...]

Federal Policy Could Unlock New Value From Rooftop Solar and Home Batteries

A clean energy group’s report says distributed energy resources need better access to wholesale markets. Rooftop solar panels and [...]

Solar Panel Systems Soar in Spain Thanks to Friendlier Regulation

Companies say they are being overwhelmed with demand after a government decree eliminated bureaucratic hurdles and installation prices dropped [...]

Hawaii’s On-Bill Financing Program Unlocks Energy Upgrades for the Masses

The Aloha State’s GEM$ program enables renters and low-income households to install solar and energy-saving equipment with no upfront [...]

Australia to Achieve 50% Renewables by 2030 Without Government Intervention, Analysis Finds

RepuTex modelling suggests surge in state schemes and rooftop solar will reduce wholesale prices, making gas- and coal-fired power [...]