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CES 2014, Day 4: Top five must-see stories you must see

CES may almost be over, but there's still plenty to talk about at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We learned why Microsoft's presence at CES may be subtler these days, and that GoPro's obsession for extreme sports has found a home on Xbox Live. We also saw Fleksy bang out emails on a smartwatch …

Top 10 Solar Module Manufacturers (IHS Report)

<b>Published on</b> April 13th, 2013 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>16<p>April 13th, 2013 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p><i>Reposted from Solar Love (with minor changes)</i>:<p>Market research firm …

Grid-Tie Solar + Power Outage Backup!

<b>Published on</b> April 9th, 2013 | <i>by Nicholas Brown</i><p>50<p>Grid-Tie Solar + Power Outage Backup!<p>April 9th, 2013 by <b>Nicholas Brown</b><p>Depending on the reliability of …

Intro to Solar Orientation [Solar Schoolhouse]

Recent solar panel adopter sees success in eliminating electric bill

Thanks to incentives and growing awareness, solar panels are becoming increasingly popular across the country.<p>Just over a year ago, reporter Helen Palmer had solar panels installed on the roof she shares with her neighbor in her two-family home. After rebates and incentives, the $13,000 solar panel …

California Towns Pass Law Requiring New Buildings to Have Solar Panels

Two towns in California have passed laws requiring newly built homes to install solar panels. Is mandating green energy the wave of the future?<p>Can …

Elon Musk-Backed SolarCity Thrives in Solar Power Sector

Backed in part by Tesla founder Elon Musk, SolarCity is succeeding where many other solar companies have failed. Josh Dzieza reports on the company’s …

Punk Rock Branding: How Bruce Pavitt Built Sub Pop In An Anti-Corporate Nirvana

The man who helped introduce the world to Nirvana shares stories from the band’s first European tour–a pivotal eight days for Kurt Cobain, Sub Pop records, and rock ‘n’ roll as we know it.<p>It’s 1990. Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman are in New York City visiting Sony Records, the biggest label in …

Kurt Cobain

Luci: A Revolutionary Solar-Powered Lantern That Shines a Light on Poverty

Her name is Luci, and she’s a solar-powered lantern.<p>It’s always disappointing to come across phony do-gooders. And it’s easy to scoff at celebrities …

Solar Power

How Solar PV is Winning Over CSP

More and more, renewable energies are competing against each other, instead of against conventional energy sources.<p>If you read the reports from major …

Solar PV Module Costs to Fall to 36 Cents per Watt by 2017

Production costs for industry-leading Chinese crystalline-silicon (c-Si) PV module manufacturers -- such as Jinko Solar, Renesola, Trina Solar and …

The future of solar financing

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p><i>This article originally appeared on GigaOM Pro, GigaOM’s premium subscription research service.</i><p>Over the past few years it’s …

Apple to Build Solar Panel Farm for Reno Data Center

Apple is planning to work with Nevada utility company NV Energy to build a solar panel farm next to its Reno data center, reports <i>GigaOM</i>. Like the company's two other solar farms located in North Carolina, the Reno solar farm will provide between 18 and 20 MW of power and will be built by solar …