Minnesota became the first state to allow utilities a new method of contracting with distributed solar producers, called the market-based “value of solar.” If adopted by utilities, it will fundamentally change the relationship between solar-producing customers and their electric utility.
Solar Power World article discussing how savvy commercial real estate (CRE) owners are increasingly looking at solar power as an effective means of reducing operating expenses and creating a new source of revenue, which could lead to a significant increase in the CRE owner’s bottom line.
New York Times Article discussing the benefits and huge success of solar in the European market. "Solar photovoltaic generation, known as PV, like wind power before it, is coming into the mainstream — at great environmental benefit."
An article exploring the three primary strategies for investing in solar: (1) purchasing electricity through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), (2) purchasing a solar project to provide free renewable energy, (3) securing long-term cash flows and significant tax benefits.
Mother Nature Network article discussing the decreasing costs of solar projects, including not just the often discussed panels, but other soft costs that are reducing for labor, permitting, connecting to the grid, and a myriad of other involved costs.