Cost Archive

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.
29 Sep 2014

Use The FORCE: Cost Of Offshore Wind Energy Really Could Drop 40%

Global energy giant DNV GL will use the FORCE to help reduce offshore wind energy costs by 25%, with a goal of 40% in sight if prevailing trends hold up Use The FORCE: Cost Of Offshore Wind
24 Sep 2014

Electric Cars Cost Less To Insure

GAS2. CoverHound Insurance has released a newly completed study that shows electric vehicles (EVs) are cheaper to insure than gas powered vehicles. The study shows on average drivers of EVs save around $ 200 on insurance when
14 Sep 2014

Sony signs up Viacom for internet TV service, but at what cost?

Sony’s internet TV service will carry Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon, along with Palladia, BET Gospel and anything else Viacom has come up with over the last couple of years. Sony signs up Viacom for internet TV
5 Sep 2014

13 Charts On Solar Panel Cost & Growth Trends

Cost Of Solar. The following charts on solar panel cost trends and solar power growth trends are fun, and good for a share, since many people are completely unaware of these trends. Of course, to get a very
2 Sep 2014

Crown Estate report urges offshore wind industry to use jack-up vessels for cost reduction

A new report from the Crown Estate has urged the offshore wind industry to use jack-up vessels to reduce turbine maintenance costs. CTBR – News
30 Aug 2014

Lyft claims Uber cost its drivers major money with recruitment tactics

Uber’s driver recruitment program SLOG is hitting Lyft drivers where it hurts: Their pockets. Lyft claims Uber cost its drivers major money with recruitment tactics originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading… Gigaom