Archive for October, 2012

Grid Parity – Part 1

In this post and the one that follows we’ll talk about what the term “grid parity” means in two easy to understand posts. Grid parity is a pretty interesting concept. It’s a lot like peak oil in that once you understand the term you begin to see a lot of things very differently.  A great [...]

What’s so wrong with small scale ground mounted solar?

I recently looked into ground mounted vs. rooftop solar for a family member and was really surprised by the difference in permitting costs of all things. For a small, residential sized system the permitting costs dwarfed the savings associated with a ground mount system right out of the gate – they were literally thousands of [...]