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Solar Halloween Lights

Halloween lighting is an essential component of this holiday. But it presents a big problem – the miles of wires, extension cords, power strips and…

Beacon Power’s Bankruptcy Autopsy

The news coverage of energy storage company Beacon Power’s bankruptcy has focused on the $43 million loan it got from the same Department of Energy…

Solyndra shouldn’t spur Congress to throw solar industry under the bus

With about five years worth of e-mails and other materials to examine, political and media investigations into the Solyndra bankruptcy are far from over. Given…

3M’s See-Through Film Insulates Windows While Generating Solar Power

  Keeping your home warm in the colder months each year can be an expensivetime. There’s ways to save on your power bill by taking…

National Solar Jobs Census 2011

The solar industry continues to grow rapidly, and firms are hiring workers in manufacturing, installation, sales and distribution, and a variety of other categories. Over…