Climate Change

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Coal To Solar: Retraining Our Energy Workforce

Published on June 25th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

As many celebrate the shuttering of coal-fired electricity generation facilities, a call for retraining this former energy workforce from coal to solar is opening the eyes of some. In a study published in Energy Economics, researchers ... Read More


Business

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East Africa Off-Grid Connections Growing With Mobisol

Published on June 25th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

German off-grid solar provider Mobisol has now installed over 50,000 systems in East Africa. The company estimates a quarter of a million people now receive sustainable electricity from its solar solutions, which is an incredible landmark ... Read More


Business

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Ontario Now Accepting Micro-FiT Incentive Applications

Published on June 24th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

Applications to the 2016 micro-FiT program in Ontario are now being accepted. As reported by pv-magazine, the Canadian province of Ontario would launch version 4.0 of its micro-FiT program, even though installation levels are significantly lower ... Read More


Business

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El Salvador To Auction 170 MW Of Renewables

Published on June 17th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

El Salvador will conduct its second auction seeking to deploy 170 MW of renewable electricity. This follows an award of 100 MW of PV projects in its previous auction, even though no project are operational yet. ... Read More


Architecture & Design

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Sustainable Log Home Designs

Published on June 16th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

This post is for the growing number of sustainability practitioners who happen to be interested in log homes, a sustainable building material. Sarah Woods has informed PlanetSave about a new collection of sustainable log home floor plans ... Read More


Green Your Life

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The Top 10 US Solar Installers Are…

Published on June 15th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

Originally published on Solar Love. These top 10 lists are a little peculiar sometimes because one might conclude that they are objective. However, while they can appear to be that way, they are usually more subjective, ... Read More


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