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2014 Hot Topics in Renewables

Date: January 2014
Publication: FierceEnergy

Renewables had a banner year in 2013. While natural gas increased in popularity, the economics of wind and solar improved because of federal tax incentives and moderately lower prices. The Solar Energy Industries Association reported that 2013 was one for the record books for solar, as capacity and demand increased. As traditional utilities meet head-to-head with a growing demand for renewables and emerging technologies, such as net metering and increased penetration of distributed generation, 2014 will be watched closely. Read more