Category: Solar Industry Predictions

The Future of Solar Energy

Solar Industry Predictions

Fossil fuels are out and solar energy is in! As solar technology improves and fossil fuels become more scarce, the U.S. – and the world in general – invest more in solar energy to fill the gap. Among renewable energy sources, solar energy is becoming the linchpin: As of 2019, the amount of power collected […]

Solar and Blockchain Platforms

Solar Industry Predictions

Individuals can generate their power through residential solar. Often, however, when a solar array produces more than it needs, the utility pays less per watt than they charge their customers.  This excess energy goes onto the grid and then on to neighboring homes in the area. Neighbors who don’t have solar, but want to participate […]

Power Continuity With Digitalization and Renewable Energy

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Power continuity is a major concern. Solving this issue, however, will require more than a bandaid fix. That is why experts in the field have paired grid updates with renewable energy. The future of utility reliability is reliant on the interdependence of renewables and technology upgrades. Together these updates will increase the reliability and flexibility […]

Robo Parking Valets and Solar

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Unless taking public transportation, the headache of parking, especially in larger cities, has become inescapable. Parking garages alleviate this problem to a certain extent, but it can still take what feels like hours to find a spot, especially if it’s for an event that already has limited parking. This problem, however, has started to disappear. […]

Renewable Data Centers: the Wave of the Future

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It is hard to imagine our world without large companies like Netflix, Apple, Google, and Amazon. Without reliable data centers, these businesses wouldn’t have a leg to stand on. Data centers are the hub of modern civilization. We have become so reliant on technology that most information is now stored in data centers via the […]

Rethinking the Power Grid: Increasing Reliance of Solar

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When the grid was first used it powered factories and the homes of wealthy individuals. The average person, however, still used lamps for light. As technology continued to advance electricity use exploded. Now our everyday activities would be obsolete without the power lines that carry electricity to us. These advances in technology have in turn […]

How Solar Can Boost U.S. Jobs in 2019

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Solar has had a lot of hype; as a result, many states have decided to improve solar policy. For many across the country, the rewards associated with solar are irresistible. The question is, will this trend die down or should we expect long-term jobs? A Reaction to the 2018 Solar Panel Importation Tariff How well […]

Trends That Will Shake the Renewable Energy Industry in 2019

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Alarmist Overreactions to the 201 Trade Case Tariff Will Further Magnify Missed Opportunities Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Will Take the Forefront in State Legislatures and Utility Companies The Widespread Adoption of Solar Plus Products New Solar Technology Progressions in 2019 Implementing Smart Grids and Proliferation of Blockchain Technology Scott Cramer is President of Go Solar […]

GSG President Answers Tough Questions on the Future of Solar

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What’s been the most significant change, from your perspective, in solar manufacturing in the last year? What’s driving the change? The 201 Trade Case has had a greater impact on perception than will ever be made apparent in reality. The perception itself caused some decline in solar investment, but like most solar company CEOs overseeing […]

10 Reasons Solar Will Save the World’s Workforce

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Solar energy has provided jobs for the world’s workforce. Every era has a big boom, and the boom of coal is coming to an end. Solar panels are now positioned to take the spotlight, regardless of regulatory changes. Coal power plants closing is just the beginning. It’s only a matter of time before renewable energy […]

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