Category Archives: Renewable Energy Policy

Energy Storage and Baseball

I’ve been studying up on energy storage technologies and issues this week, preparing to write a story about the intersection of storage and solar for PV Magazine. Energy storage is so interesting partly because so many technologies are moving out … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint and Solar: Search for Studies

I’ve been asking around for references to any life-cycle analysis of a solar power plant. Many executives I’ve talked to at Intersolar in San Francisco say they haven’t seen any. Jason Liu, vice president of Yingli Green Energy, tells me … Continue reading

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Solar Market: From Gloom to Boom

I remembered the rather depressed mood at Intersolar in San Francisco a year ago, when manufacturers and project developers were scrambling to cope with the recession and the big cutback in government subsidies in Spain. Some companies posted losses and … Continue reading

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