ABB (ABB) $19.31 Canadian Solar (CSIQ) $18.72 Capstone Turbine (CPST) $0.40 Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) $710.01 Daqo New Energy (DQ) $14.07 First Solar (FSLR) $47.84 General Electric (GE) $24.82 Hannon Armstrong (HASI) $19.01 Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) $1.10 iPatch DJ-UBS Coffee (JO) $20.28 iPath Pure Beta Coffee (CAFE) $14.00 JA Solar (JASO) $8.01 Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) $5.34 NRG, Inc. (NRG) $19.92 NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) $16.06 Ormat (ORA) $35.20 Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) $22.67 SolarCity (SCTY) $48.28 SunEdison (SUNE) $10.40 SunPower (SPWR) $24.26 TerraForm Power (TERP) $22.50 Tesla (TSLA) $249.06 TransAlta Renewables (RNW) $11.34 Trina Solar (TSL) $8.90 U.S. Geothermal (HTM) $0.60 Whole Foods Market (WFM) $32.76 Yingli Green Energy (YGE) $0.75

The Future of Energy

Is Distributed Solar The Future?

Written by Sam Schrader
Posted March 29, 2012

NRG Energy CEO David Crane recently spoke to a packed crowd about his take on the future of energy in the United States.

With his focus on smart meters, distributed solar projects and plug-in electric car infrastructure, this is a fascinating look at where we're heading.  Check it out. . .

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