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State of Maine Proposes Alternative to Net Metering of Rooftop Solar

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Suppose you decide to install a solar photovoltaic (PV) system on your home. Unless you decide to also put in a big battery system and maybe a backup generator, you will want … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Barriers to Rooftop Solar

The following post is courtesy of Clean Energy Collective By Emily Hois, Clean Energy Collective The dramatic decline in the cost of solar energy, combined with a greater understanding of its financial benefits have made rooftop solar more appealing to homeowners … Continue reading

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Lucrative Retirement Plan Includes Solar Energy

The following post is courtesy of Clean Energy Collective and provides a unique angle to investing in solar energy. By Emily Hois, Clean Energy Collective Today’s life expectancy in America is eight years longer than it was in 1970. That’s eight … Continue reading

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Renewables Drive Western Electricity Markets to Real-time Competition

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Quietly, but seemingly inexorably, U.S. wholesale markets continue to march toward higher levels of competition. Later this year, Entergy will bring its 35,000 MW of load into the Midwest ISO (MISO).  And … Continue reading

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Is Solar Power (Once Again) Really On Its Death Bed?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor To hear some folks talk, solar power is a dying industry.  We’ve seen this story before, they say: Remember the Jimmy Carter administration?  And how Ronald Reagan took the solar panels off … Continue reading

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