Author Archives: John Farrell

How Solar is Cutting Grid Costs

April 28th, 2014 | by John Farrell

With solar power, “we can avoid that $100 million investment in transmission lines, distribution lines, in capital infrastructure…” That was [&hellip

Who’s Your Energy Daddy?

January 27th, 2014 | by John Farrell

For now it remains large, investor-owned utilities, and ostensibly locally-focused rural cooperatives and municipal utilities. But the energy landscape of [&hellip

Enabling More Democratic Energy

January 13th, 2014 | by John Farrell

From outdated technical rules to local permitting to incentive policies, there are opportunities to increase the potential for local solar [&hellip

The Solar Opportunity

December 16th, 2013 | by John Farrell

The coming of solar grid parity offers an opportunity for millions of Americans to go solar affordably. But it also [&hellip

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