Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan37
Off-Grid Solar Naive, Says SunPower CEO; Net Metering Needs To Go, Says Warren Buffet’s Energy Co…. (Solar News)
August 25th, 2014 by Zachary Shahan
Time for another solar news roundup. Enjoy! Drop other hot stories that we haven’t covered in the comments!
SunPower’s CEO, Tom Werner, has voiced his opinion that off-grid solar is naive. Simply put: the grid is helpful and even needed. (Solar Love)
California has hit a new solar output record. (Planetsave)
Warren Buffet’s energy company, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, thinks net metering should go. Why? Probably because it invests a lot in utilities. (Greentech Media)
Solar power will dominate by 2025, says Thomson Reuters. It’s for the masses. (SolarEnergy.net)
How much wind and solar does Germany actually need? Thomas Gerke explores. (Renewables International)
An Alabama steel plant has gone solar. Up to 98% of electricity is going to be created by 1,088 Suntech solar panels. (Solar Love)
Check out our new 93-page EV report, based on over 2,000 surveys collected from EV drivers in 49 of 50 US states, 26 European countries, and 9 Canadian provinces.