In 2012, I published a basic “Solar Startup Guide” for professionals who wanted to expand a business into solar or start a new solar installation. The purpose was to provide some very basic questions that would efficiently lead professionals to material that were trying to […]
*Startups include small businesses and new ventures with revenues of less than $1 million.
I’m really excited to announce our online solar startup competition.
We created the competition because we noticed within our 6-week Solar Startup Accelerator that the single largest obstacle for companies in the solar supply […]
Think your house is the best Zero Net Energy building in the Northeast?
You could win $10,000! The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), a membership organization with a mission to advance the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the Built Environment, is on the search for this year’s […]
If you’re in the solar industry, or a fan of renewable energy and small business, it’s impossible to watch this video and not smile:
I don’t have any deep insights or tips to share on this, I just wanted more people to see the video and […]
We’re launching the first online solar startup accelerator in the winter of 2015 so you can get all of the tools and advice you need to start your solar business. Here’s why:
The solar industry grew 36% in 2014, creating tons of opportunity and opportunity gaps. Yes, […]
This week we’ve launched our first data center course, offered through Datacenter Dynamics. Jon Koomey is the instructor, and we’re all really excited to have him teaching. I asked Jon to talk about his inspiration for the course. Here’s what he said:
My name is Jonathan […]
We recently launched the “Land Boundary Master Class” in partnership with BNP Media and Jeff Lucas. I’ve come to learn that Jeff is highly regarded for his honesty, humor, and vision for where the industry of land surveying is going in the 21st century. We […]
Microgrids are poised to alter the economics and topology of the electricity grid, ultimately transforming the electricity industry as we know it. In this article, we discuss the four economic factors to consider before and during microgrid development and provide an opportunity for designers, policymakers, […]
If you’d like to listen the interview, please scroll to the middle of the article.
There’s been a huge amount of buzz about yieldcos and their potential impact on financing more commercial solar projects by providing cheaper capital. There have been 8 IPOs in 2013 and 2014 […]