Mosaic’s new partnerships with RGS Energy and Sungage Financial should make it easier for home and business owners to secure affordable financing for rooftop solar installations.
Rooftop solar panels combined with battery storage have very real potential to destroy the reigning grid utility model, according to a study released this week by the Rocky Mountain Institute. And the destruction could happen quickly.
Arizona was one among just a couple of states in the country that lost solar jobs in 2013, according to the recent Solar Jobs Census released by the Solar Foundation.
As utility companies throughout the United States have launched campaigns to slow the “threat” of rooftop solar and distributed power generation, Hawaii stares down the barrel of a future where people actually abandon the grid.
Rooftop solar has a lot of momentum and the support of a massive populous behind it. But will it be enough to storm the sturdy castle gates of long-established utility institutions?
Thanks in large part to the increasing attractiveness of rooftop solar installations, the solar industry added one of every 142 new jobs created in the United States last year, according to the annual National Solar Jobs Census released this week by nonprofit The Solar Foundation.
Californians installed nearly as much rooftop solar in 2013 as they did over the last 30 years.
The solar industry had a good year in 2013 and there’s every indication that the momentum will carry photovoltaic technology through 2014.
Several utilities lost fights to reduce net metering payments for rooftop solar this year.
All of the new electricity generation that came online in the United States last month was sola