Solar at the Crossroads
State-level regulatory action could dim the future of residential rooftop solar
Hawaii’S New Rules Throw A Shadow Over Solar
A Hawaii utility is putting the brakes on rooftop solar installations. Is it the start of a power company backlash against solar energy?
For Firefighters, Solar Panels Are A New Type Of Trouble
Fire crews are reporting trouble with roof-mounted photovoltaic panels: in...
Simpler Solar Panel Assemblies
Cost and complexity are the two main reasons you don't see a photovoltaic array on...
Innovative Products 2009
A roundup of tools and materials found on the floor at JLC Live in Providence, R.I .
Anti-sweat valve for toilets; cold-weather spray foam; solar-powered dimmer for tubular skylights; standard-width high-performance range; faux slate roofing; more
Solar Cargo Trailer
Paul Bias, a green builder in Arcata, Calif., frequently works on sites where it’s...
JLC Extra: Solar Cargo Trailer
This schematic shows how to wire the trailer-mounted photovoltaic power system...
Green Building: Island Solar
At South Mountain, a 100% worker-owned remodeling firm on Martha's Vineyard,...