Walmart has more solar capacity than any other U.S. commercial enterprise, again, but just 5 percent of its facilities have arrays, while Ikea checks in at 89 percent.
U.S. residential solar growth had a “hiccup” in Q2 2013, but utility-scale installations picked up the slack, according to a new report.
2013 starts out hot for the U.S. solar industry, with 723 MW of new capacity installed, up 33 percent year-over-year, according to a new industry report.
After three quarters of 2012, U.S. solar PV installations had already set an annual record, and it’s the fourth quarter when the big totals typically roll in.
‘Stand your ground’ and voter ID laws didn’t bother the Solar Energy Industries Association, but when a conservative lobbyiing group went after renewable portfolio standards, the SEIA quit.
The wind industry says the election proves wind power is a winning issue, while the leading U.S. solar group says it knows it has a friend in Barack Obama.
Walmart is No. 1, followed by Costco, Ikea, Kohl’s and Macy’s in a new compilation of the top U.S. companies for solar power capacity.
Utility-scale projects drove second quarter U.S. solar installations to new heights, but the residential sector was flat and commercial installations plunged.
A new study sponsored by the solar industry makes the case for PV as an answer to Texas’ summer energy challenges.
The U.S. solar industry installed a record 506 megawatts of new PV capacity in the first quarter of 2012, an 85 percent increase over the first quarter of 2011.
SolarWorld’s CEO lashes out at the U.S. industry’s leading trade group and China says five U.S. states are violating trade rules with renewable energy subsidies.