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Why the 2010s Were a Definitive Decade for Power

Every one of the 13 decades that POWER magazine has been in print has been definitive for electric generation technology, policy, and business in some significant way, but few have…


Community Solar Benefits Cooperatives and Customers
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For some utilities, community solar is a way to offer consumers access to clean energy without requiring investment in rooftop solar. For others, it presents a means of strategically placing…


Appellate Court Decides in Favor of Duke in Rooftop Solar Case

In a split decision, the North Carolina Court of Appeals affirmed a decision of the North Carolina Utility Commission that an advocacy group has infringed on Duke Energy’s state-sanctioned monopoly…


Elon Musk: “The Future Is Bright for Utilities”

Although many observers consider Elon Musk—the visionary entrepreneur who leads Tesla Motors and SpaceX—to be a disruptive force threatening the conventional power industry, he believes power companies have a bright…


SunEdison to Acquire Vivint Solar's 523-MW Rooftop Solar Portfolio

Renewables giant SunEdison will acquire emerging distributed energy firm Vivint Solar's 523-MW rooftop solar portfolio in a $2.2 billion acquisition deal that signals momentum for the business model that has…