The politics of energy and climate is heating up – both figuratively and literally.
- Nov. 22 Blog - Jim Arwood: War on Efficiency
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- Election Analysis: Power boost or short circuit (redux)? (Nov. 8, 2014)
- Targeting Climate Voters (Oct. 25, 2014)
- The Polarization of ARRA (Oct. 18, 2014)
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- Legislative Tracker for topics related to solar in Arizona (latest session ended April 23rd).
- SRP Solar Incentive Levels Announced for Fiscal Year 2015
- The Sun Day Blog by Jim Arwood on net metering hearings in November 2013: The Decision
New Approach Aims to Slash Cost of Solar CellsWritten by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Solar-powered electricity prices could soon approach those of power from coal or natural gas thanks to collaborative research with solar start-up Ampulse Corporation at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Silicon wafers account for almost half the cost of today's solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, so reducing or eliminating wafer costs is essential to bringing prices down.