Generating solar electricity on window surfaces part 1

Lisa Cohn of interviews John Conklin, president and CEO of New Energy Technologies, which is developing SolarWindow. The product, now in the prototype phase, generates electricity on see-through glass using natural or artificial light sources. Generating solar electricity on window surfaces part 1]   … [Read more...]

How efficiency makes solar affordable

By Reid Smith October 27, 2010 When solar energy companies think about how to reduce the cost of their product, typically a lot of time and money goes toward increasing the efficiency of solar panels and their manufacturing process. Reducing the production cost decreases the final cost the consumer will have to pay. However, few solar … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency and PV: Together Forever

By Elisa Wood We have seen a marriage of the energy efficiency and solar energy industries as the US has worked to green its buildings. In fact, some financing programs require that all cost-effective efficiency be pursued before solar panels are installed. Here Elisa Wood interviews Liz Merry, owner of Verve Solar Consulting, about how the solar … [Read more...]