March 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the UK's best-known and most iconic small-scale wind companies, Gaia-Wind, has been forced into provisional liquidation and the company and outside observers are highlighting government inaction on the future of small-scale renewables as the leading cause.
January 10th, 2014 | by Giles Parkinson
Originally published on RenewEconomy Clean Energy Regulator says Australia now has 2 million small scale renewable energy systems – enough [&hellip
September 13th, 2012 | by Tina Casey
The U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot program has just kicked off a new round in a $10 million solar power competition designed to lower the cost of solar power, pretty much down to where a small rooftop solar installation could be a reasonable investment for practically anyone in the country. If you're thinking that means building a better solar cell, that's not it. Instead, the Most Affordable Rooftop Solar Prize is aimed at encouraging the solar industry to figure out ways to lower the "soft costs" of solar power
August 24th, 2012 | by James Ayre
A new startup, The Solar Pocket Factory, is aiming to create a small, automated machine that can create microsolar [&hellip
July 18th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
A new report ranks states on net metering and interconnection policies designed to boost small-scale renewables.
September 28th, 2011 | by John Farrell
The U.S. has a hodge-podge of utility, state and federal tax-based incentives. The Germans have a comprehensive feed-in tariff, providing CLEAN contracts (in the U.S. parlance) to anyone who wants to go solar (or wind, or biogas, etc). What does that mean for the price of solar
June 1st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Well, I don't think it will come as much surprise, but following up on a CleanTechnica post from last month on the merits of small-scale solar compared to large-scale solar, I thought I'd share parts of a new piece by Solar Energy Industries Association President & CEO Rhone Resch on why we need both (with a little commentary of my own)