Megan Birney

Jan 292016
 
Energy subsidies have been around for hundreds of years according to a study by DBL Investors that traced US government energy incentives back to 1789. Over the course of these centuries different subsidies have come, gone and changed but the overarching goals have remained the same. These reasons for energy subsidies can be put into three key categories: Promoting economic growth, development and investment Social policy and Environmental impact The primary driver is often reducing costs for...
Oct 262015
 
Widespread mid-scale commercial solar will propel the next wave of the solar industry boom in America – and it’s not limited to where you might expect. It’s long been assumed that warm, sunny states like California and Hawaii are the only good markets for solar, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. High solar insolation is only one aspect of what makes solar projects pencil. In the US the Northeast will be one of the regional leaders of this new American solar...