The Washington Post |The way electricity is delivered to homes and businesses is undergoing a significant transition. In the near future, many homeowners will be able to generate and store their own electricity, and that creates a profound challenge for traditional utilities.
Wyoming’s solar potential is among the best in the nation, but even as residential rooftop solar has boomed recently in places like California, Colorado and New Jersey, it’s barely made any inroads in the state. Economics and politics both play a role, but with the price of photovoltaics continuing to drop, some people are starting to ask whether momentum is building for solar in nation’s largest coal-producing state.
MIT Technology Review | Hawaii is a real-world test case for utility-scale solar. They’ve seen some major battery failures in the past couple of years, but that isn’t stopping them from pushing forward.