Content Category: Viewpoint
No Easy Answers Yet
on 02 Jan 2013 by Jessica Lillian
Last January's Sun Dial column posed a series of vital questions that the industry hoped to see answered over the course of the year. At the time, we promised to [read more]
Solar After The Storm
on 04 Dec 2012 by Jessica Lillian
While most solar arrays here on the East Coast (including the 24 kW ground-mounted system at the Solar Industry offices) proved to be physically resilient when Superstorm Sandy came barreling [read more]
A 'Blue-Collar' Solar Workforce
on 27 Nov 2012 by Trini Shrinarine
The North American Board of Energy Practitioners' (NABCEP) PV Installer (PVI) certification is becoming an unattainable goal, and therefore, the solar sector is suffering. The wide scope of this test [read more]
Keep Them Honest
on 02 Nov 2012 by SI Staff
COMMENT OF THE MONTH: This reader comment was posted in response to "SolarCity Reveals Details Of Treasury Investigation In Pre-IPO Documents," published on Oct. 8. Re: SolarCity Reveals Details Of [read more]
Staying Scam-Free
on 01 Oct 2012 by Jessica Lillian
A former president and some new robots zipping around their tracks on the exhibit floor ranked among the attention-grabbing highlights for many attendees at Solar Power International (SPI) last month [read more]
No Roof? No Problem!
on 01 Sep 2012 by Jessica Lillian
"Traditional" residential PV - which, in most cases, involves a privately owned house's rooftop - is alive and well in the U.S. In fact, in 2011, these types of installations [read more]
Move Beyond Incentives
on 23 Jul 2012 by Kerry T. Kalarney
The following letter was submitted in response to "A Different Trade Tactic," published in the June 2012 issue of Solar Industry.To The Editor:Did someone notice that the [anti-dumping] penalty happened [read more]
How Low Can You Go?
on 01 Jul 2012 by Jessica Lillian
Launched in 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SunShot Initiative aims to make solar power cost-competitive with fossil fuels by 2020. Last month, the DOE unveiled an attention-grabbing new [read more]
A Different Trade Tactic
on 01 Jun 2012 by Jessica Lillian
Since last October's Solar Power International conference, when SolarWorld announced its anti-dumping complaint and countervailing-duty petition against China, international trade issues have held the industry's collective attention - and inspired [read more]
A Safety Issue?
on 01 Jun 2012 by Paul Coleman
The following letter was submitted in response to "The 'Solar Time Bomb': Mass. PV Project Moving Ahead Despite Backlash," published May 3. To The Editor: While the Commonwealth of Massachusetts [read more]
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