Category Archives: News

SolarCity And Viviant Solar Stocks last Dance? Is there

Vivant Solar stock price has dropped like a stone since the offering. SolarCity is not doing much better these days. Maybe the music has finally stopped.  A lot of people have been saying it for a while. I have ....

Battery Technology is coming and is going to revolutioni

Battery Technology IS the Future (via Solar Feeds) Before the massive electrical grids and power lines that our current infrastructure relies so heavily upon, batteries were the way we created electricity. As batteries advanced, so did our technological capabilities....

Vermont Increases funding for solar

Vermont Raises Support for Solar (via Solar Feeds) Vermont is swimming against the tide ofALEC and other Koch-sponsored Americans for Prosperity bills that are moving through the states to make it harder to grow renewable energy. In Vermont, the legislature voted to increase solar...

Solar Collective CEC allows individuals to own solar pow

The Clean Energy Collective (CEC) (via Solar Feeds) A new renewable energy system could be coming to your neighborhood, and this time you’ll actually own a part of a clean energy plant. This project called Clean Energy Collective (CEC),...

Solar Industry Moves to Next Level With Standardized Sol

News In the latest effort to cut solar system costs, an industry working group has developed a standard solar contract that can be used across the industry. The Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group has developed a customizable contract template that can be...

Clouds on the Horizon for Solar

Net Metering Under Attack in the West. Will it come East? In recent years California has been the innovator and early adapter  when it comes to progressive environmental efforts. What happens in California doesn’t stay there.  Most everything  green has tended to...

When temperatures rise, so do electric rates

  Written by Powertwo staff This summer. across the Northeast, from WashingtonDC to Boston people turned up their air condition to combat the sweltering temperatures. This is the most densely populated area of the country.  Power demand peaked one...

Make no mistake, utility rates are going up.

Written by Powertwo staff   Homeowners across the Northeast are heading for more utility pain this year as rate increases form on the horizon. Electric and gas rates which have taken a two year break from their dramatic climb...

Study shows people don’t trust their utility

In a recent survey by Accenture 76 percent of consumers said they did not trust their utility and 70 percent said they would consider a provider other than the utility for energy services if they could. T to read...

Solar, Wind – Alternative Energy? Not as of 2013

Renewable energy accounted for all new electric capacity added in the United States last month, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In all, 1,231 megawatts of new generating capacity were installed in January. Of that total, wind provided...