VOL. 22, NO. 4 JULY/AUGUST 2008 SOLARTODAY.ORG
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30 Paying for It Know what incentives apply to make
financing your solar electric system as affordable as possible.
By Claudia Eyzaguirre
38 Resolving the Biofuels Dilemma Contrary to the media
buzz, new research finds that biofuels have the potential
to greatly outperform petroleum fuels — or to emit just as
much greenhouse gases. By Carol Werner
44 CASE HISTORY: Going Solar in a Condo How one couple
overcame the challenges to install a photovoltaic system at
their condominium. By Sarah Lozanova
48 Boom Times for Solar U.S. installations soared in 2007,
but it’s up to Congress to help assure continued growth.
By Larry Sherwood
50 SOLAR 2008: Mapping the Way Forward The message
of this year’s ASES National Solar Energy Conference was
simple: We have the tools to stop climate change. Now we
need to use those tools on a vast scale. By Seth Masia
SOLAR TODAY is printed with vegetable ink on paper containing 100 percent
post-consumer waste. The paper is produced at a biomass-powered mill.
Coming Next Issue
As cities and states vie to attract thriving renewable energy com-
panies, a key component is developing tomorrow’s workers. We look
at one state’s strategy for training the green-collar workforce.