Category Archives: solar

Has the U.S. solar industry flown too close to the sun?

After a rash of bankruptcy filings by companies in the solar industry supply chain and some dismal futures for other PV and solar panel manufacturers here in the United States, the Obama administration is not ready to concede the viability of the … Continue reading

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Suddenly solar sounds sensible

I think that a lot of rural folks think of solar energy as some fad for the argula eating, tree hugging, upper income urbanites. Lena’s blog entry on the Waller Blog, “Sun rise for solar?” highlights how costs of solar … Continue reading

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Strategically Seeking Solar

Yesterday, I attended the Solar Symposium in Nashville, TN. The meeting was attended by solar and renewable energy companies and economic development experts to learn more about how the communities near the Hemlock Semiconductor and Wacker Chemie industrial sites can … Continue reading

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