August 24th, 2012 | by Andrew
Making solar power more affordable for much larger segments of the US population, third-party-owned solar PV systems have been growing explosively in California. Solar PV systems installed and owned by third-party providers have increased well over 3,000% since they were introduced in 2007, according to a new Sunrun--Solar PV Report study.
February 27th, 2012 | by Andrew
Locally Grown Power and IdealPV are partnering with Mansfield, Ohio's NECIC to launch the first of what it believes can be a series of local, community-centered, and vertically integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) businesses. Private and public in nature, NECIC and Locally Grown Power's public-private business development model addresses several critical issues faced by communities across the county: job creation, local government fiscal problems, and the rising cost of energy amongst them.
February 10th, 2012 | by Andrew
Encompassing job creation, manufacturing, and clean energy, support is there for the President's "Blueprint for an America Built to Last." Leaders of American business, labor, and entrepreneurship have argued in support of much stronger government leadership focused on US manufacturing, job creation, clean energy, and energy conservation
October 31st, 2011 | by Andrew
Prolific inventor and Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur Kent Kernahan and partners believe they're on to a way for US inventors, and local governments and communities to play a direct, pivotal role in revitalizing US manufacturing and job growth. Through their latest ventures, Ideal PV and Locally Grown Power, they're looking to leverage Kernahan's latest solar power innovations in building solar PV panel plants with local governments and community groups that will produce and consume clean, renewable power locally and sustainably over the long term