The Promise and Pitfalls of “Solar as a Service”
By offering a means to install a solar power system without the initial capital, Power Purchase Agreements could be the Holy Grail for mass market adoption of solar. After being a major driver of solar installations over the last couple years, however, a number of obstacles still stand in their way. What makes these instruments so attractive?
The Global Fuel Cells Market
Key trends and growth opportunities up to 2015.
Significant Legal Issues For Landowners And Operators Of Wind Projects
Significant issues for the operator may include the operator’s right to enter onto the land and monitor the land for wind potential before an agreement is executed with the landowner. This right is typically set forth in an option granted to the operator for a period lasting anywhere from two to ten years, in exchange for a fee paid to the landowner, allowing the operator adequate time to carry out a wind study to ascertain whether the land is a good candidate for a wind project.
How Improvements in Thin-Film Silicon PV Will Keep it Alive in the Marketplace
Thin-film silicon uses about one-hundredth the amount of silicon used by crystalline silicon PV but now that the silicon shortage is over what will keep TF Si'c current 43% market share from dropping?
The Role Of Law In The Renewable Energy Industry
Interview with Jack Jacobs, Managing Partner of Cleantech Law Partners.