Cost Archive

28 Jan 2015

BioSolar plans to reduce solar power cost with new energy storage technology

BioSolar is developing a polymer-based supercapacitor technology that could help lower the cost of solar energy storage. CTBR – News
18 Jan 2015

Chinese attacks cost U.S. Defense Department over $100M

Chinese army hackers apparently caused more than $ 100 million worth of damage to U.S. Department of Defense networks, according to NSA research detailed in documents from the Edward Snowden cache. On… Gigaom Search
14 Jan 2015

Cost Of Solar Already Less Than Grid Electricity In Largest US Cities

Originally published on Cost of Solar. It wasn’t that long ago that the dream of affordable home solar electricity was really just more for the upper class, and for the ultra-technical and early adopters. But over the
30 Dec 2014

Tariffs-Smariffs, We Can Already Make the World’s Lowest Cost Solar Modules — Here In The US

By Brad Mattson, CEO Siva Power and author of The Solar Phoenix The stiff solar tariffs recently imposed by the US on Chinese panels have made quite a splash. I think it is great my government is pushing
9 Dec 2014

Net neutrality’s cost to consumers pegged at $17B — or zero

After a dramatic shift in the debate over net neutrality last month, many expect the FCC will reclassify internet providers so as to bar them from giving special treatment to some websites over others. The question… Gigaom Search
8 Dec 2014

Crazy Steampunk Contraption Shoots Out Low Cost Solar Cells

A research team at the University of Toronto has cobbled together a crazy steampunk contraption that shoots out spray-on, low cost solar cells Crazy Steampunk Contraption Shoots Out Low Cost Solar Cells was originally published on CleanTechnica.
19 Nov 2014

Forget Perovskite, We’re Talking Iron Pyrite For Low Cost Solar Power

Fool’s gold might seem like an unlikely pathway to low cost solar power but new research reveals some promise under the shiny skin of iron pyrite Forget Perovskite, We’re Talking Iron Pyrite For Low Cost Solar Power
15 Nov 2014

Farm & Ranch Guide Talks Up Low Cost Solar Energy

When Farm & Ranch Guide starts pitching low cost solar energy to Midwest farmers and ranchers, the war over renewable energy in the US is all but over Farm & Ranch Guide Talks Up Low Cost Solar
6 Nov 2014

Neuvokas Basalt Rebar Lighter, Stronger, Same Cost As Steel

(This post is part of our series on Midwest Cleantech Open winners.) Fiber reinforcing bars have been around since the old Soviet Union sought a source of fiber for ballistic-resistant textiles. Peaceful uses started in Japan in
26 Oct 2014

How “Cost of Solar” Got Started, & Its Competitive Advantage (Exclusive)

Editor’s Note: I won’t steal Joe’s thunder on this, but I have been working with Joe almost since the beginning of Cost of Solar and Grid Freedom so I want to chime in about a few things.