Analysis Shows That Community Solar Is Competitive in the Vast Majority of the US

Solar power is now more affordable in the United States than at any other point in history. Reductions in the cost of photovoltaic (PV) systems, innovative financing options, and high consumer demand have led to unprecedented levels of solar deployment over the last five years. Initially, the majority of solar installations were concentrated in a… Continue reading Analysis Shows That Community Solar Is Competitive in the Vast Majority of the US

IEA: $44 Trillion in Energy Investment Won’t Limit Climate Change to 2 Degrees

The world will need to invest $44 trillion in the global energy supply, and another $23 trillion in energy efficiency, to cover the growth in energy demand through 2040 and meet current policy goals. The findings from the International Energy Agency’s newly released World Energy Outlook only take into account policies put in place by… Continue reading IEA: $44 Trillion in Energy Investment Won’t Limit Climate Change to 2 Degrees

What It Will Take for California to Hit 50% Renewables. (Yes, It’s Complicated)

Renewable portfolio standards are on the books in 37 states, Washington, D.C., and four American territories. Together, these requirements cover 55 percent of all U.S. retail electricity supply, and have driven 60 percent of all growth in renewable electricity generation. Going forward, meeting these standards will require the addition of 60 more gigawatts of renewable… Continue reading What It Will Take for California to Hit 50% Renewables. (Yes, It’s Complicated)

Here’s What Tesla’s Solar Strategy Might Look Like After Buying SolarCity

On November 17, Tesla shareholders approved the acquisition of SolarCity in an all-stock transition worth $2.6 billion, with more than 85 percent of shares cast in favor. “The acquisition of SolarCity will create the world’s only integrated sustainable energy company, from energy generation to storage to transportation,” Tesla wrote in a blog post published ahead… Continue reading Here’s What Tesla’s Solar Strategy Might Look Like After Buying SolarCity

Tesla-SolarCity Merger ‘Overwhelmingly Approved’

In August, board members approved Tesla's bid to acquire SolarCity in an all-stock transition worth $2.6 billion. Today, Tesla’s shareholders “overwhelmingly approved” the acquisition of SolarCity. According to a just-released blog post “Excluding the votes of Elon and other affiliated shareholders, more than 85 percent of shares voted were cast in favor of the acquisition.… Continue reading Tesla-SolarCity Merger ‘Overwhelmingly Approved’