Articles by Paul Gipe
Paul Gipe is an author, advocate, and renewable energy industry analyst. His latest book is Wind Energy Basics.
Provincial feed-in tariffs spurring community power
Ontario will soon have the largest installed base of community-owned renewable generation in North America.
Feed-in tariffs saved French ratepayers money they would have otherwise spent
The cost of French feed-in tariffs for renewable energy over and above the cost of conventional fuels was negative in 2008.
New Conservative British government agrees on more feed-in tariffs
Cross-posted from Wind-Works. Less than two months after Britain’s Labor Party launched its highly regarded feed-in tariff program, the newly elected Conservative government has announced the program will be expanded. The announcement is included in the coalition government’s agreement published as the new government took office. Britain’s new government is a coalition of the Conservative […]
Solar PV in Los Angeles: The emperor has no clothes, says UCLA
The Los Angeles Business Council released a hard-hitting report on the future of solar photovoltaics in southern California at its annual sustainability summit on Tuesday. The blockbuster report could have profound repercussions on renewable energy policy not only in Los Angeles, but also in California. In unusually clear and concise language, the report, written by […]