Solar Social News and Projects

  • NEW YORK

    NewWorld Capital Group, CCM US LLC, and Constellation Invest in … DigitalJournal.com NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — NewWorld Capital Group, LLC today announced a strategic investment in Astrum Solar, a residential solar installer with industry-leading installation and customer acquisition costs and capital efficiency. NewWorld...
  • Deconstructing The Solar Sales Pitch

    Competition is heating up in the solar market and the selling of solar  is getting more sophisticated and more aggressive.  Ask 5 solar companies for 5 proposals and you will get 5 different responses: 5 different  sized solar electric systems 5...
  • Are Solar PPA-Leases heading for a Green Bubble?

    PowerTWO staff. The biggest deterrent for homeowners going solar, besides a 300 foot tree in the front yard is the upfront cost. The benefits to the buyer of solar are the tax credits, RECs and incentives offered by the state or utility...
  • 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 originate in...
  • 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 week in...
  • 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 in recent...
  • Solar Procrastinator’s Survey

    In spite of the long list of positives, there are those who still find it hard to take the solar plunge. So, for those of you who struggle with making a decision of any sort on most anything – here is...
  • 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 more about...
  • HUGE improvements in the New York Solar Program

    Previously ranked a close number two in the country for solar in the country. Recent changes have rocketed NY into having the best program by FAR. It is just a question now of how long will the money last. The cost...
  • 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 958 megawatts,...