Author: Veronica Hodur

A Win for the Solar Industry in America

Solar power has been steadily increasing in the United States as more affordable options are available through tax benefits and state incentives such as net metering. With the federal tax credits set to expire at the end of 2016, the future of solar was uncertain....

Solar Power to the Rescue

Solar power has come to the rescue when it came to the energy crisis in South Africa. For most of the year, the country was experiencing a series of rolling blackouts. This hindered many businesses and left people in the dark. While this boosted the...

Dubai Make Rooftop Solar Mandatory by 2030

With the recent climate debates currently happening in Paris, many countries around the world are announcing action plans to make the switch to renewable forms of energy. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid of Dubai released the Clean Energy Strategy 2050, a plan that will include a...

News in Solar: Google Launches Project Sunroof

One of the reasons people are skeptical about turning to solar power for your energy needs is the visual cost benefits. By switching to solar power, you will be able to cut down on your monthly bills substantially, but getting an exact amount of how...

Latest update on the order ruling for the net metering docket

The Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) just filed a Motion For Stay and Request for Order Shortening Time on this docket this afternoon. In this motion, the BCP questions the logic of Governor Sandoval’s statement in his latest press release, where he said he hopes "the...

New Net Metering Policies In Nevada

  On Tuesday Dec 22nd, 2015, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) voted a draft order to implement new rates for NV Energy customers who participate in net energy metering and effectively put into effect one of the strictest net metering policies seen in the...

Las Vegas Turns to Solar Energy

Las Vegas makes a remarkable decision for the future of energy use of all municipal facilities. Beginning in 2017, all municipal buildings and facilities will be run by 100 percent renewable energy. A move to renewable energy would place Las Vegas as the largest city...

PUCN Allows Major Las Vegas Casinos to Leave NV Energy

A recent decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has allowed three major Las Vegas casinos to rid themselves of NV Energy’s monopoly. Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts have been approved to stop doing business with the powerhouse energy company...

Las Vegas IKEA Goes Solar

IKEA is the perfect place to grab some of the best Swedish meatballs while you shop low-price furniture options. They have over 250 stores worldwide and 51 locations in North America and plan to open a new location in Las Vegas the summer of 2016....

Apple Turns to Solar Energy in China

Apple products staked their claim in modern culture with the release of the iPhone first generation in 2007. Expanding globally, Apple has set up manufacturing operations in China which assembles hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads for the past eight years. Since Tim Cook...