December 6, 2012

On-bill financing refers to a type of loan available to property owners to help pay for the high upfront costs associated with energy efficiency... Read more

December 3, 2012

High upfront costs are a primary obstacle preventing wide-scale adoption of home energy efficiency improvements. Even though energy retrofits can... Read more

November 7, 2012

The Save Act was introduced to the Senate in October 2011 by Senators Bennet (D-CO) and Isakson (R-GA) and is now before the Senate Banking... Read more

October 29, 2012

We've seen the price of solar panels plummet by nearly 80% over the past few years. Now if you're a homeowner, you're probably wondering if you... Read more

October 4, 2012

This November the state of California will hold its first carbon auction under its recently launched cap-and-trade program. As part of the Global... Read more

August 21, 2012

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court case raised an interesting question with regard to solar installations: Should electricians be the only... Read more

June 13, 2012

Last month, Eric Mackres and Sara Hayes of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy published an extensive report detailing the... Read more

March 21, 2012

Last week the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) determined that Chinese manufacturers were unfairly selling solar panels below market... Read more

May 2, 2012

Previous posts on this blog have dealt with financing energy retrofit projects. As a general rule, residential efficiency is cheaper to achieve... Read more